Space Archive

artificial intelligenceSingularity University Global Summit 2018

The Singularity University Global Summit 2018 is on today through Wednesday at the San Francisco Hilton at Union Square. There will be in depth coverage of various exponential technology. There will be many session on Artificial Intelligence, Biotech, space, blockchain …

futureMany startups that hope to become the next SpaceX

Robert Zubrin believes that by 2023, there will be at least six other private space launch companies that will join SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic and Stratolaunch in commercial space launch. Robert Zubrin runs the Mars Society and he gets …

astronomy35% of exoplanets 5-10 times bigger than Earth are 50% water which is 2500 times the 0.02% of Earth

About 35% of all known exoplanets which are bigger than Earth should be water-rich. These water worlds likely formed in similar ways to the giant planet cores Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune in our own solar system. The newly-launched TESS mission …

spaceCarnival of Space 574

Carnival of Space 574 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Five Teams Compete to Design a 3D Printed Mars Habitat for NASA Universe Today – The Coldest Place in Space Has Been Created. Next Challenge, Coldest Place in …

carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 569

The Carnival of SPace 569 is up at Urban Astronomer. The Hill – Deterring World War III with Trump’s Space Force Planetaria – Enceladus’ water plumes contain life clues Nextbigfuture- Gateway Foundation Spaceport envisions large scale space construction Nextbigfuture – …

elon muskElon Musk will have to prove the funding at time of Tesla buyout tweet or risk jail like Martha Stewart

Former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Harvey Pitt says Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces potential civil and criminal charges. Elon Musk needs to demonstrate that at the time he tweeted about the Tesla going private that Elon had a …

astronomyUltrahot Jupiter sized exoplanet has atmosphere with Iron and Titanium

An international team, led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), who joined forces with theoreticians from the University of Bern (UNIBE), Switzerland, discovered the presence of iron and titanium vapors in the atmosphere of and exoplanet. The detection …

dronesUS targets a megawatt laser by 2023 and then deployment in drones and satellites for hypersonic and ICBM defense

The US Congress wants the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to rapidly develop and demonstrate a boost-phase ICBM (and hypersonic weapon) intercept capability as soon as practicable. Space-based laser weapons technology is one of the options. The DARPA High Energy Liquid …

astronomyNASA Solar probe will begin transmitting close up analysis of the Sun starting in December

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December. The Solar probe is the size of a …