Nasa’s Space Launch System Clears Critical Design

For the first time in almost 40 years, Nasa has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review (CDR) for the most powerful rocket ever built that will take humans to deeper space missions, including Mars. The agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) is the first vehicle designed to meet the challenges of theRead More

Drones to Help Create Self-Repairing Cities of the Future

An army of drones could soon keep a watchful eye over streets in the UK, repairing things like potholes and busted street lamps, scientists say. Researchers from the University of Leeds in UK are leading a pioneering GBP 4.2 million national infrastructure research project with the vision of creating self-repairing cities. The project could soonRead More

Jupiter Bumped a Gas Giant From Our Solar System

A close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet’s ejection from the solar system altogether, scientists have found. The existence of a fifth giant gas planet at the time of the solar system’s formation – in addition to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune that we know of todayRead More