NASA tests new $23M titanium toilet for space station
Anti-gravity camper-size toilet designed more for women to fit into the NASA Orion moon capsules.
NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life
The rover is expected to descend to the Martian surface on Feb. 18, 2021
Earth is invading Mars: three countries sending spacecraft
The US, UAE and China are taking advantage of a one-month window in which the two planets are in ideal alignment on the same side of the sun.
First commercial space taxi a pit stop on Musk’s Mars quest
Space is becoming the domain of private firms, with eccentric Elon Musk’s SpaceX at the forefront.
NASA lander captures marsquakes, other Martian sounds
InSight arrived at Mars last November and recorded its first seismic rumbling in April.
NASA chief says security needed to explore space safely
U.S. and Japanese governments are expanding their security alliance into space amid China’s growing activity.
Trudeau announces Canada will be partner in NASA-led Lunar Gateway project [UPDATED]
NASA is embarking on the creation of its new Lunar Gateway, a space station it plans to send into orbit around the moon starting in 2022.
NASA rover finally bites the dust on Mars after 15 years
Opportunity outlived its twin by eight years and set endurance and distance records that could stand for decades.
Spacecraft opens new year with flyby on solar system’s edge
Bowling pin-like object Ultima Thule an astounding 1.6 billion kilometres beyond Pluto.
Planet Earth working on 3 Mars landers to follow InSight
A European-Russian robot, a Chinese craft, and an orbiter from the United Arab Emirates are due to explore the red planet.
Mars touchdown: NASA spacecraft survives supersonic plunge
The InSight spacecraft is safely on the red planet’s surface. It will monitor Mars’ internal temperature and measure quakes.
NASA wants Canadian boots on the moon but feds still pondering space options
On a two-day trip to Ottawa, the NASA chief made an impassioned pitch for Canada to continue its decades-long space partnership with the U.S.
NASA boss fuels speculation about new Canadian space station role
Space agency wants Canada’s partnership in its new “Lunar Gateway” next-generation outpost.
[Video] SpaceX’s hot new monster rocket ready for first test flight
Powered by three boosters and 27 engines making it the most powerful working rocket.
Spirit AeroSystems joins NASA Advanced Composites Consortium
Partnership focuses on advancing composite materials and improving aircraft performance.
Maybe we aren’t alone! NASA finds 10 more planets that could have life
Kepler telescope discovers seven Earth-size planets that circle stars just like ours.
SpaceX taking recycling all the way to orbit with cargo ship
Dragon capsule makes another flight to the International Space Station.
Quantum upgrade: D-Wave tech advances artificial intelligence
The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab in California will upgrade its computing power with the new 2000Q system.
D-Wave 2000Q System to be installed at Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab
California facility run by Google, NASA and Universities Space Research Association.
SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year
On track to launch astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA in mid-2018.
VIDEO: SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad
First flight from legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended.
NASA launches mini satellites for hurricane forecasting
The satellites have GPS navigation receivers to measure the surface roughness of oceans to calculate wind speed, storm intensity.
SpaceX chief Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars
The rocket manufacturer has already has begun work on the Mars Colonial fleet, test-firing a new rocket engine named Raptor.
Astronauts enter world’s first inflatable space lodge
BEAM will remain in orbit for the next two years.
NASA hits snag while inflating new room at ISS
Mission Control called the operation off because of out-of-spec pressure readings.
Watch SpaceX finally land a Falcon 9 rocket on a droneship [VIDEO]
Rocket was carrying a Dragon capsule and 7,000 pounds worth of supplies destined for the International Space Station.
SpaceX delivers world’s 1st inflatable room for astronauts
Elon Musk’s space exploration firm also successfully lands first Falcon rocket onboard drone ship.
Boeing reveals Apollo style spacecraft, the Starliner
Crew capsule to fly in 2017.
D-Wave breaks quantum barrier
Milestone enables system to address larger, more complex problems.
International conference to discuss future space travel
Experts will discuss different types of propulsion for future travel to the Red Planet in Toronto this week.
SpaceX espresso machine run stalled by storm clouds
Elon Musk’s galactic venture will try another rocket landing at sea.
From PLANT West: D-Wave’s Quantum leap
D-Wave puts the super into complex computing.