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Nasa’s Scott Kelly to Return From ISS Next Week

Nasa astronaut Scott Kelly who along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Korniyenko arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) in March last year will return together to Earth in little more than a week. Mochilas Kanken Mini Kelly paved the way for future missions including Mars when he embarked on a …

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New Laser Propulsion System Could Get Humans to Mars in 3 Days

For humans to arrive at the Red Planet with the available technology, it will approximately take five months to touch down on the Martian surface. Soldes Nike Pour Homme Nasa researchers are now working on a new laser technology that can send humans to Mars in flat three days. The …

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Nasa Releases Strange ‘Music’ Heard by 1969 Astronauts

Nasa has made public a recording of strange “music” that astronauts reported hearing in 1969 while on the far side of the Moon, out of radio contact with the Earth. The story behind these unusual whistling noises was showcased Sunday night in a show on the cable channel Discovery, as …

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Nasa’s Hubble Spots Mammoth Cloud Boomerang Back to Our Galaxy

Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a monstrous cloud of hydrogen gas that is plummeting toward our galaxy at nearly 1.1 million km per hour. Though hundreds of enormous, high-velocity gas clouds whiz around the outskirts of our galaxy, this so-called “Smith Cloud” is unique because its trajectory is well …

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Nasa’s New Horizons Probe Captures Pluto’s Blue Atmosphere in Infrared

Nasa has released an image capturing the first look at Pluto’s blue atmosphere in infrared wavelengths which was taken by its New Horizons spacecraft. The photo captured in July last year was made with data from the New Horizons Ralph/Linear Etalon Imaging Spectral Array (LEISA) instrument. In the image, sunlight …

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‘Robodogs’ With Hi-Tech Vests to Help in Disasters

Scientists at Tohoku University and other institutions have developed a system featuring a high-tech vest that can be attached to search dogs and transmit information from rescue sites through its camera, global positioning system and other devices. Subsidized by the government, the “rescue robodogs” system was developed by a research …

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California Wrestles With Making Self-Driving Cars Public

Companies that are developing self-driving cars of the future want government regulators to clear the road for public access to the technology, once it emerges from current prototype testing. California’s Department of Motor Vehicles is wrestling with how to keep the public safe as an imperfect technology matures – but …

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Astronomers Spot Widest Solar System

Astronomers have found the widest-known solar system, with a huge planet so far from its star that it takes nearly a million years to complete an orbit, according to a new study. Long thought to be a free-floating or lonely planet without a solar system “home”, scientists have now linked …

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Europe’s Top Digital-Privacy Watchdog Zeros in on US Tech Giants

The latest standoff between Europe and US tech companies runs through a quiet street just north of the Louvre Museum, past chic cafes and part of the French national library, to the ornate office of Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin. From here, Falque-Pierrotin has emerged as one of the most important watchdogs for …

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Jeff Bezos’ Space Company Successfully Re-Flies, Lands Rocket for the Second Time

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ space transportation company, Blue Origin, successfully launched and landed a suborbital rocket for a second time, a key step in its quest to develop reusable boosters, the company said on Friday. The New Shepard rocket and capsule, which is designed to carry six passengers, blasted off …