Tag Archives: space

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

Return of the guardians

Marvel's band of interstellar heroes makes their return to the big screen this week in the sequel to the 2014 summer    ... more

The saga continues

It was 2015 when Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios returned Star Wars to cinemas across the world. Released with the subtitle    ... more

A galactic effect

Developer Bioware returns to the industry of interactive entertainment with a recent addition to the Mass Effect Franchise. Bioware released the    ... 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

Along for the ride

When Norwegian director Morten Tyldum stepped into the world of cinema, his eye for the visual medium may have earned him    ... more

Star Wars: Rogue One cast. Credit@WaltDisney.Lucasfilms

Watch this space

Last year audiences were treated to the worldwide debut of the seventh episode in the long running Star Wars franchise. Star    ... more

On another planet

There seems to be a considerable buzz around Mars as the next ‘giant leap for mankind’. In particular, the crowd funded    ... 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

A star springs to life

Complex organic molecules, the building blocks of life, have been detected in a young star system for the first time. The    ... 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

Water under the bridge

Question now surrounds whether comets delivered Earth’s enormous supply of water, according to Rosetta’s latest results. The results published in the    ... more

Black holes, space travel and comet chases

The past few weeks have been packed with developments that have caused widespread anticipation in the space science community and have    ... 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

Awakened in deep space

In 2004, the Rosetta spacecraft was manufactured by the European Space Agency (ESA) aimed to offer an improved understanding of how    ... more

Challenging Einstein

The theory of general relativity may be an important and popular concept, some may have heard of it and some may    ... more

Medical breakthrough of the year 2013

Voted breakthrough of the year by the Washington-based journal Science, a potential revolution in cancer treatment that involves harnessing the body’s    ... more

China’s Jade Rabbit Rover-remarkable progress

Occasionally people state that there is little use in returning to the moon, whether by manned missions or rovers, for we    ... 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

Incredible scientific advancements help us understand moving pieces of the universe

Astronomers are researching a huge asteroid that is heading towards the Earth. However, the chances of the asteroid hitting our planet    ... more