On the 9th, the first of three spacecraft will arrive at the Red Planet and inaugurate a new era of Martian exploration.
An algorithm discovered dozens of Martian craters. It’s a promising remote method for exploring our solar system and understanding planetary history.
Launching rockets from planes is a decades-old concept that never really took off. Billionaire Richard Branson thinks its time has come.
A lot of thermal energy is trapped in the ocean. An ex-NASA researcher has figured out how it might generate unlimited clean power for aquatic robots.
Reducing the cobalt content in lithium-ion batteries is good for the environment, human rights, and maybe even the performance of the battery itself.
A cable cut a large gash into the radio telescope this week and it’s uncertain when it will be back in working order.
That’s a wrap on SpaceX’s crewed demo mission, which clears the way for the company to regularly launch astronauts for NASA.
The new rover is its biggest, most autonomous yet and may lead us to the first signs of ancient life on the Red Planet.
In 2015, Oak Ridge National Laboratory produced the first plutonium fuel in the US in nearly 30 years. Now it’s headed to another planet.