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A New Water World Discovered

A New Water World Discovered

GJ1214b, shown in this artist’s view (Credit: NASA/ESA and D. Aguilar) Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovered a new class of planet outside the solar system. The planet, composed almost entirely of water, is larger than earth but smaller ...

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Boeing’s CST-100 Space Capsule

Boeing’s CST-100 Space Capsule

An Atlas V rocket successfully launched the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter into space in 2005 (Source: NASA) CST-100 rendezvous with a Bigelow Aerospace space station. (Source: Boeing) When a hole is created, one must fill in that abyss and rather quickly. ...

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Robotic Space Travel with Spidernaut

Robotic Space Travel with Spidernaut

Robotic space research steps into the new age of exploration at Purdue University with Spidernaut. Purdue University has long been associated with high-tech science-based research and currently there is nothing more out of this world than the work being conducted ...

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Opportunity Explores Endeavor

Opportunity Explores Endeavor

West rim of Endeavor crater on Mars. Source: NASA.gov NASA has invested time, money, and manpower for three years into its Opportunity rover, and today all of that might have paid off—well a tiny bit, anyway. Opportunity recently reached the ...

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NanoSail-D Deployed

NanoSail-D Deployed

An artist rendition of a deployed solar sail. Source: NASA Engineers at the National Aerospace and Space Agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama have deployed the NanoSail-D solar sail in low Earth orbit. The 100 square foot sail ...

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