Incredible Technology - Space Travel and Exploration
At the center of space exploration beats a heart of incredible technological marvels and innovation that inspires scientists and engineers to reach for the stars. See some of the wildest space tech concepts here, as well as technologies needed to ensure humanity's expansion across the solar system.
Global fleet operator SES says it could join the race to build the world’s highest-throughput satellites if it wanted to, but doesn’t believe such spacecraft will be effective at serving customers.
The U.S. Air Force's fourth mystery mission of its X-37B space plane launches on May 20, 2015. How long the mission will last, and its exact purpose, is a mystery. See photos from the mission here.
The potentially transformative concepts include bioengineering microbes to prep Mars soil for farming and an interstellar spaceflight system that would harness temporary variations in objects' masses, without the need for any propellant.
The Trump administration released its 2018 budget request Thursday (March 16), a proposal that calls for the cancellation of NASA's mission tent pole astronauts-to-an-asteroid mission along with four Earth science missions and NASA's Office of Education.