The Urey: Mars Organic Oxidant Detector has been designed by NASA-funded researchers to look for life on Mars.
Researchers building SuperBot, a modular, multifunctional and reconfigurable robot, have received $8 million to demonstrate its potential for space exploration.
Ad placement is very important. Advertisers pay more for their ads to be shown "above the fold" - that is, on the top half of a newspaper, or in the immediately-viewed part of a web page.
The Hyperbike is a working prototype for a human-powered vehicle that will be faster than a traditional bicycle and much safer.
The Robotic Cable Inspection System is a very specialized robot designed by engineers at the University of Washington.
Google has joined the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Project, which intends to complete the world's largest survey telescope by 2013.
NASA needs more moondust. And not just a few sterile baggies of moondust. NASA engineers need tons of it - or a suitable simulant.
Russia's Space Research Institute has been studying the idea of a space-elevator cluster to economically deliver payloads from the Earth to the Moon and back.
Rigel Woida, an engineering student at Arizona State University in Tucson, has been awarded a $9,000 prize to study the use of large orbital mirrors to heat a small area of the Martian surface.
Do you know where your beer is? Dutch beer maker Heineken wants to make sure - so it has put together a team that includes IBM and the University of Amsterdam to track beer by satellite.
NASA is funding a study to see if it might be possible to use asteroids traveling between the orbits of Earth and Mars to shelter spacecraft from radiation.
The trustees of the Robert A. and Virginia Heinlein Prize Trust have announced the first winner of the Heinlein Prize: Dr. Peter H. Diamandis.
On May 19, 2006 the SPHERES mini-satellite, a tiny (eight-inch diameter) remote-controlled device, flew in the International Space Station.
An 'antigravity' propulsion system will be proposed at the Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF) in Albuquerque on Febuary 14 by Dr. Franklin Felber.
The US Air Force has just put out a request for proposal for a "Gaming and Training Environment for Counter Space Operations." In other words, they're ready for Ender's Game. Or maybe Space Wars.