While NASA intends to send more spacecrafts and ultimately humans to Mars, its scientists are faced with the difficulty of having to rethink the conception of the parachute. Mars is quite a tricky environment to land on, quite unlike the moon. It has a thick atmosphere, making it difficult to land using a rocket alone. […]
The Airlander 10 could represent the future of aviation. For the time being it is only a representation of British eccentric genius on a large scale. The largest aircraft in the world is still at conception stage and is found in a hangar a few kilometers south of Bedford in England. The aircraft has been […]
This might seem like the future dreamed by the Jetsons with a Back To The Future scenario or even further back to the dreams of Jules Verne. After decades of planning, dreaming and executing, a company finally has plans to commercialize a flying car by the year 2017, which is only 24 months away. Slovakian […]
The light and energy given out by the explosions upon the death of stars have long been used in order to provide insights on the extent of the cosmos. These explosions, which are called Type la supernovae enable astronomers to approximately estimate the distances to galaxies as well as to determine the growing extent to […]
The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE), is an asteroid-seeking spacecraft by NASA which was restarted in December 2013 following a long period of hibernation. NEOWISE operates by scanning space for comets and asteroids. Its telescope detects infrared light. This allows the spacecraft to detect heat signatures generated by asteroids enabling a better estimation […]
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