space Archive

China has successful Long March 7 launch and mission

A Long March 7 rocket lifted off Thursday with Tianzhou 1, an unpiloted refueling freighter heading for China’s Tiangong 2 mini-space station to conduct several months of robotic demonstrations, practicing for the assembly and maintenance of a future permanently-staffed orbital …

Star Wars Tributes to Carrie Fisher

Star Wars had its 40th anniversary. There was a five minute tribute to Carrie Fisher who died at the age of 60. Mark Hamill’s Tribute to Carrie Fisher Panel FULL – Star Wars Celebration 2017 Orlando Fans remember her not …

Dismantling Rubble Pile Asteroids using soft robots

A new NASA NIAC funded proposal seeks to develop a new type of soft robotic spacecraft which is specifically designed to move efficiently on the surface of, and in proximity to, rubble pile asteroids. These new spacecraft are termed Area-of-Effect …

Galactic colonization within 150,000 years

Seth Baum makes the statement that colonizing the galaxy is the highest good. People are currently concerned with global disasters and pollution and other problems. We can learn to overcome all of these problems which are caused by old and …