Dava Newman, NASA Deputy Administrator, explains how solar-electric propulsion, deep space atomic clocks, spacesuits, and laser communication are key technologies for humans to explore Mars and beyond.
A team from Israel called SpaceIL has signed a contract to launch its robotic lunar lander toward the moon aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the second half of 2017. SpaceIL is therefore a strong contender to win the Google Lunar X Prize.
A sounding rocket is scheduled to launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 7 p.m. EDT Wednesday and deploy colorful clouds of barium and strontium. You can watch live here at Space.com, thanks to a webcast provided by NASA TV.
John Biehler, technology guru and 3D printing evangelist, shows off the current state of affordable 3D printing and talks about how rapidly things have evolved over the past couple years. In the process, he clones new heads for the talking head hosts on the Global BC TV channel in Canada. Related links: johnbiehler.com - 3D printing, […]
One of the great things about the Maker Movement is that people express their creativity, no matter how mainstream or bizarre, with complete freedom of expression and using an unlimited palette of media. David Aiken’s 2 meter tall wooden robot suit is a great example. Like a cross between Geppetto and Tony Stark, Aiken’s creation is […]