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Monday, 23 March 2020 15:47

Percussive maintenance on Mars

If you can't make it work, just lean on it, with a shovel.

Published in Space
Monday, 17 September 2018 14:44

The Solar System is putting on a show

The four brightest planets can all be easily seen during the next few weeks.

Published in Space

An international study on cyanobacteria, one of the largest group of bacteria that have survived for more than 2.5 billion years on Earth, may help improve the prospects of making Mars a place which humans can colonise.

Published in Science
Monday, 27 November 2017 06:26

Sexualised kids' clips appear next to YouTube ads

A number of well-known brands have pulled their advertisements from YouTube after a report in The Times said the site was showing clips of scantily clad children alongside the ads.

Published in Technology Regulation

HPE and SpaceX have launched HPE’s Spaceborne supercomputer into space this month aboard the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft as part of a year-long experiment to test its ability to function in the harsh conditions of space.

Published in Space

The “HP Mars Home Planet” experience teams up with partners on a global co-creation project to imagine what a human population of one million could look like on Mars.

Published in Business Software
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 22:45

IT veteran Tam Vu joins GBST board

Australian-listed global IT services provider to the financial services sector, GBST Holdings, has appointed 25-year industry veteran Tam Vu as an independent non-executive director.

Published in People Moves
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 14:17

Woz gets giddy over VR at GTC2016

Personal computing pioneer Steve Wozniak made a guest appearance - albeit a virtual one - at the GPU Technology Conference.

Published in Business Software
Friday, 06 April 2012 12:08

Planets put on a show in the evening sky


As soon as the sun goes down, four planets are putting on a show for all to see.

Published in Space
Thursday, 22 September 2011 17:45

PlusComms to Build a Global Space Network

PlusComms Pty Limited based in Sydney, Australia has announced that it is building a Global Space Network subject to financing. The project involves 3 x 30m dishes in key locations around the world. The Project, called MissionTrax could be operational by second quarter 2012.

Sunday, 25 July 2010 23:03

NASA wants you to Be A Martian

The U.S. space agency has set up a website so that all Earthlings can also become Martians. NASA says it is an Age of Virtual Exploration and the Human-Robotic Partnership. Sign up now!


Published in Space
Wednesday, 30 June 2010 23:21

NASA wants a heavy-lift rocket! Do you have one?

The U.S. space agency NASA issued an announcement on June 29, 2010, that it is looking for a heavy-lift rocket to help the United States reach the Moon, asteroids, Mars, and other far-flung destinations in our Solar System. Do you have what it takes to build such a vehicle?


Published in Space

According to 2010 research from scientists at the University of Colorado, the planet Mars, long ago in its past, supported an ocean that covered approximately 36% of its surface.


Published in Space
Tuesday, 25 May 2010 05:59

Phoenix has ice damage from Mars winter

The Phoenix Mars Lander has been observed to have severe ice damage to its solar panels. NASA says its 'work is finished.'


Published in Space
Friday, 21 May 2010 00:28

Opportunity sets endurance record on Mars

On Thursday, Thursday, May 20, 2010, the NASA rover Opportunity will set the record for the longest continuously running spacecraft on the Martian surface.


Published in Space
Thursday, 29 April 2010 23:43

Fossil evidence may still exist on Mars

If microbial life ever existed on Mars, it may still be preserved in sulfates, a commonly found rock on the planet. New U.S. research shows that some rocks on Earth can easily preserve microbial fossils for millions of years, and they are very similar to these sulfates on Mars.

Published in Space
Sunday, 18 April 2010 23:40

Bungee cord for U.S. manned space program

The United States doesn't seem to like a long-range manned space program. And, it doesn't appear that it will be any different in the future. As NASA swings wildly in this direction and now that direction, the U.S. manned space program seems to be attached to a bungee cord provided by the U.S. Congress and the U.S. White House.


Published in UNI-verse
Friday, 02 April 2010 01:52

James Secosky suggests Mars photo

The planet Mars has been photographed based on ideas made from people just like Mr. James Secosky. The HiRISE camera onboard the NASA MRO took the public-generated images, suggested under the program HiWish, as the spacecraft circles the planet. Maybe you can have one of your images highlighted, too?


Published in Space
Sunday, 28 February 2010 02:24

Will NASA use VASIMR engines to go to Mars?

With the Space Shuttle retiring and the new Constellation program already defunct, NASA is concentrating on developing new space technologies to get to Mars and beyond. Will a non-chemical rocket, maybe one that uses 'impulse power,' be the one that propels astronauts to explore the far reaches of the Solar System?

Published in Space
Thursday, 11 February 2010 01:08

NASA boss says: Let's go to Mars

NASA administrator Charles Bolden said that walking on the planet Mars by the 2030s is a good possibility if NASA is given a "reasonable and sustained" budget'”and if they use that money wisely.

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