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Hyundai (Sort Of) Sent a Message Into Space, Breaks World Record
Hyundai (Sort Of) Sent a Message Into Space, Breaks World Record

10 Apr 2015, 12:04 UTC / What can you do with 11 examples of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis luxury sedan? Well, you can break the world record for the largest tire track image ever made

 
China Wants to Harvest Green Energy from Outer Space and Send It on Earth
China Wants to Harvest Green Energy from Outer Space and Send It on Earth

31 Mar 2015, 15:13 UTC / The power station was designed as a super spacecraft on a geosynchronous orbit equipped with giant solar panels. It will generate energy and beam to Earth

 
Omega’s 45th Anniversary Timepiece Celebrates the Apollo 11 Mission
Omega’s 45th Anniversary Timepiece Celebrates the Apollo 11 Mission

26 Mar 2015, 14:31 UTC / Buzz Aldrin had an Omega Speedmaster Professional chronograph strapped during the famous 1969 mission when human beings set foot on the surface of the Moon

 
NASA’s Plans for a Cleaner Future Involves an Experimental Wing Running on Electricity
NASA’s Plans for a Cleaner Future Involves an Experimental Wing Running on Electricity

17 Mar 2015, 14:37 UTC / The Space Administration is currently testing an experimental 18-engine electric concept wing that, if proven successful, will be mounted on future airplanes

 
First Ever Space Selfie Sells at Auction, It Was Made More Than 50 Years Ago
First Ever Space Selfie Sells at Auction, It Was Made More Than 50 Years Ago

13 Mar 2015, 14:56 UTC / Probably the most impressive picture for a lot of the people today is the first space selfie taken by Buzz Aldrin. It was taken more than 50 years ago

 
Toyota’s Space Robot Is Back on Earth
Toyota’s Space Robot Is Back on Earth

12 Feb 2015, 12:47 UTC / Toyota's mini robot, Kirobo, recently landed back on Earth in a cargo capsule somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, following to share its data with the scientists

 
NASA Designed a Submarine to Explore Saturn’s Moon Titan
NASA Designed a Submarine to Explore Saturn’s Moon Titan

10 Feb 2015, 11:01 UTC / Out of all the natural satelites in our solar system, Saturn's Titan is probably the most interesting and it will be visited by NASA in 2040

 
First Sunlight Sailing Spacecraft To Begin Testing in May
First Sunlight Sailing Spacecraft To Begin Testing in May

2 Feb 2015, 14:21 UTC / Space sailing using light is a possible thing and Planetary Society will start testing the new technology starting this May

 
Google Targets Moon Exploring, Releases Short Documentary
Google Targets Moon Exploring, Releases Short Documentary

29 Jan 2015, 17:15 UTC / About 40 years have passed since humanity visited the Moon, but Google's new project aims sending unmanned spacecrafts there

 
Forget SpaceX, China Wants To Mine the Frigging Moon
Forget SpaceX, China Wants To Mine the Frigging Moon

19 Jan 2015, 10:19 UTC / You must be well acquainted with Elon Musk’s SpaceX program that should reduce space traveling costs and put people on Mars. Well, China is here to blow your mind with yet another crazy idea -...

 
NASA Plans Space Mining in About 30 Years
NASA Plans Space Mining in About 30 Years

23 Dec 2014, 15:37 UTC / Space mining isn’t a new concept and those who ventured on the dark corridors of Dead Space’s USG Ishimura, the biggest planet cracker in her class, know what I’m talking about her...

 
NASA Wants to Send People to Venus and Fly a Zeppelin There
NASA Wants to Send People to Venus and Fly a Zeppelin There

22 Dec 2014, 13:54 UTC / Yeah, we have plans to colonize Mars a bit in the future, but that’s kinda’ far, reason why the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is looking towards Venus for a simila...

 
Lunar Mission One Reaches Funding Target, To Begin Development Program
Lunar Mission One Reaches Funding Target, To Begin Development Program

17 Dec 2014, 17:31 UTC / Thanks to over 7,000 backers, Kickstarter project Lunar Mission One now has enough money to get things going and launch a robotic probe towards the Moon for the first time since the original Apollo ...

 
Space Travel Radiation Found to Be Less Harmful... Kind Of
Space Travel Radiation Found to Be Less Harmful... Kind Of

9 Dec 2014, 10:28 UTC / There are a lot of dangers out in space but one of the biggest could be considered the high amount of radiation one could get there during a mission. This happens there because there is no protectiv...

 
Scientists Made Rocket Fuel Out of Human Waste
Scientists Made Rocket Fuel Out of Human Waste

27 Nov 2014, 11:36 UTC / Antoine Lavoisier said once “In nature nothing is created, nothing is lost, everything changes” and here’s the perfect example to demonstrate that. Scientists managed to turn human...

 
NASA’s Horizons Spacecraft Waking Up To Meet Pluto and Make History
NASA’s Horizons Spacecraft Waking Up To Meet Pluto and Make History

19 Nov 2014, 16:17 UTC / Eight years ago, the Atlas V rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the New Horizons spacecraft on top to launch it in a 9.5 year mission to reach Pluto, the smallest, furthest &ldqu...

 
Elon Musk Targets Internet Satellites Plans, Could Be Launched by SpaceX
Elon Musk Targets Internet Satellites Plans, Could Be Launched by SpaceX

8 Nov 2014, 12:37 UTC / He keeps changing the rules and there is nothing that will stop him from changing the world. Elon Musk’s plans on the electric vehicle industry have proved to be surprisingly smart and functio...

 
Space Travel To Be Easier Using Synthetic Biology - Mars, Here We Come!
Space Travel To Be Easier Using Synthetic Biology - Mars, Here We Come!

7 Nov 2014, 10:40 UTC / A 916-day manned mission to Mars, the only planet in our solar system we would like to colonize eventually, will cost billions of dollars as SpaceX founder Elon Musk has estimated. But this could be...

 
Humanity Is 6 Days Away from Its First Landing on a Comet
Humanity Is 6 Days Away from Its First Landing on a Comet

6 Nov 2014, 13:57 UTC / In case you missed those news that actually matter, we’ll remind you that the iconic mission started by the European Space Agency named Rosetta is six days away from its final turning point: l...

 
Google’s Vice President Breaks Highest Parachute Jump Record
Google’s Vice President Breaks Highest Parachute Jump Record

25 Oct 2014, 18:27 UTC / Alan Eustace, Google’s senior vice president of knowledge, successfully jumped from the edge of space at 135,890 feet (41,420 meters) on Friday evening. The computer scientist remained in free...