Tag Archives: NASA

Out of this world

At Cape Canaveral, Florida, on the 5th August 2011, NASA launched their Juno spacecraft with the intention of surveying the far    ... more

Flying into space

Beginning its construction in 1998, when the first module was launched, NASA’s International Space Station (ISS) took over 115 space flights to compete.    ... more

The next frontier

The phrase “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” may have come about as a result of the    ... more

Entering the fourth dimension

A new Deep Space atomic clock developed by NASA may clarify whether time travel is possible. Set to be used for    ... more

Might still waters run deep?

Saturn’s moon Titan beholds vast seas and lakes brimming with liquid hydrocarbons, however what causes this has proven a secret. Using    ... more

Knee-deep in data

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is reportedly developing computer tools as part of its Memex programme to probe the    ... more

NASA flexes their muscles

Last night, NASA rocketed off an advanced material from Cape Canaveral in Florida to the International Space Station aiming to examine    ... more

Asking for the moon

America’s 2016 federal budget has designated funds for the first phase of a mission to Jupiter’s icy moon, Europa, orbiting almost    ... more

Probe sparks scientific collaborations

The UK’s Beagle 2 spacecraft has been retrieved after 11 years undetected on the Red Planet. The probe was found partially    ... more

A breath of fresh air

A new NASA-led study suggests tropical forests are responsible for absorbing more of the world’s carbon dioxide (CO2) than previously thought.    ... more

A mission of morale boosting

The scientific spotlight moved to India when their Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) reached the planet’s orbit last week. The successful insertion    ... more

Proactive protection from above

Taking effective action to address environmental issues may produce productive, measurable results. This appears to be the case for the restoration    ... more

Building on innovative foundations

The list of applications for 3D printing continues to expand as engineers develop this flexible technology. As the industry grows, so    ... more

Challenges from the universe

The intriguing world of quantum physics is vastly different to the one humans may perceive on a day to day basis.    ... more

Under alien ice

Is there life elsewhere in the universe? This is a question which has inspired generations of imaginations as they gaze into    ... more

New advances into the unknown

In our solar system there is only one planet that is inhabited, and that is our own, although outside of our    ... more

Robots in the sky

Central processing units (CPUs) are commonly used in modern robotics. They excel at quickly processing small streams of data, although they    ... more

30 minute snooze

In a normal 6-8 hour sleep cycle the brain may go through two processes known as REM and NREM. The body    ... more

One small step for man…

"Humanity's aim is to explore the Solar System for the sake of our survival," according to Tim Peake, a British astronaut.    ... more

Revolutionary space technologies may ease the life of astronauts

Scientists tested an innovative robotic technology at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre about 100 kilometres away from Moscow. The android will    ... more