- AirCar Flying Automobile Gets Cleared For Takeoff
In the United States, flying cars have been almost here since the 1980s but, like Tubesat for personal satellites, it's basically involved a lot of money raised and no actual delivery. In Slovakia, a 1.6L BMW engine in a two-seat prototype has change ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 27 2022 - 2:22pm
- Ted Cruz Overseeing NASA? It Hasn't Looked This Bad Since 2013, Except For 1993, 1973 And 1959
Picture this scenario: A politician is appointed to run NASA who thinks its budget is too high and then half its money and a third of its workforce is on its way to evaporating. Public support for a mission to Mars is nonexistent. It must be in late 2015, ...
Article - Hank Campbell - May 3 2022 - 3:45pm
- What Is The Event Horizon Telescope And What Happens Thursday?
Astronomers have been assuming that real new knowledge of black holes might have to wait until 2030, when/if NASA’s gravitational wave detector, LISA, launches into space. The Event Horizon Telescope may have something else in mind. They have called a pres ...
Article - News Staff - May 9 2022 - 2:39pm
- Can Artemis 1 Take Us Back To The Moon For The First Time Since 1972?
A launch window – the period during which a rocket must be launched to reach its destination – opens on August 29 for the first flight to the Moon since 1972 by a spacecraft designed to carry humans there. If all goes well, the Artemis project will be on ...
Article - The Conversation - Aug 25 2022 - 8:25am
- NASA- Do Listen To Public Concerns About Life In Samples From Mars- Your Plan Is Like Building Us A House With No Smoke Alarms
NASA are planning to return its Mars samples of rock and some dust / soil to biosafety level 4 facilities. That was fine in 2009. But the problem is that it doesn’t contain the very small microbes we now know exist called ultramicrobacteria which can get ...
Article - Robert Walker - Dec 19 2022 - 5:37am
- DART Made A Big Difference In Ability To Accurately Calculate Asteroid Deflections
DART, NASA’s successful double asteroid redirection test in September 2022, had an impact greater than engineers expected- and that means the ability to more accurately move asteroids on a collision course will be greater in the future. An analysis of the ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 1 2023 - 5:20pm
- Novel Asteroid Spots Its First “Potentially Hazardous Asteroid”
A novel asteroid discovery algorithm, HelioLinc3D, spotted its first potentially harmful asteroid (PHA), a 600-foot (183 meters) ...
Article - Mark Pierce - Aug 16 2023 - 12:58pm