These are some of the coolest photographs I have ever seen. These were sent to me by one of my friends from the latest Space Shuttle Endeavour mission (make sure you click on the image as this thumbnail does NOT do it justice).
Because these images are so bandwidth intensive I will include links [...]
While we still can’t successfully get to mars, and we still can’t create a stable functioning space station. We will now have an orbiting banana over Texas. Thats right, you read it correctly. A freaking banana. The ‘object’ will be put in to geostationary orbit over Texas.
Something called a ‘Photonic Laser Thruster’ has been developed by Young Bae, founder of the Bae Institute in Tustin, California. This can be a called a new type of propulsion engine that can get us to mars in less than a week. Whats even more amazing is that this was built with off-the-shelf components.
The demonstration [...]
Space is an interesting place. Zero gravity, endless view, … ..
People want, and have always wanted to visit outer space. The thought of floating in space has been a great dream for many, mainly kids. The BBC has an article on how a company named EADS Astrium is creating a vehicle that will be able [...]
This video shows how a tether is inexplicably put under stress and tension, and for some reason, it changes direction in a zero G atmosphere. When part of the tether is separated, it is swarmed by what looks like small flying donut shaped objects.
Some seem to be emitting some sort of light, others change [...]
Instead of using conventional rocket fuel, this will make the trip much safer and economical in the long run. The trick is to use magnets and slingshot the capsule in to orbit. Its a nice idea, but I doubt it will actually work.