Category Archives: Aerospace

Exclusive: Orbital solar power plants touted for energy needs

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON | Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:18am EST (Reuters) – The sun’s abundant energy, if harvested in space, could provide a cost-effective way to meet global power needs in as little as 30 years with seed money from governments, according

Exclusive: Orbital solar power plants touted for energy needs

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON | Sun Nov 13, 2011 8:18am EST (Reuters) – The sun’s abundant energy, if harvested in space, could provide a cost-effective way to meet global power needs in as little as 30 years with seed money from governments, according

Elon Musk Named Innovator of the Year Award in Technology by WSJ. Magazine

Elon Musk whipped into work this morn-ing in a cherry-red sports car and now he’s lounging in his cubicle in a blue T-shirt and jeans talking about protecting humanity by colonizing Mars and making us a multiplanetary species. He sounds

Elon Musk Named Innovator of the Year Award in Technology by WSJ. Magazine

Elon Musk whipped into work this morn-ing in a cherry-red sports car and now he’s lounging in his cubicle in a blue T-shirt and jeans talking about protecting humanity by colonizing Mars and making us a multiplanetary species. He sounds

Matternet: Concept of Operation and Value

  Matternet promotes an exponential leap in transportation. By developing a new system of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles (AAV), Matternet will revolutionize the transportation network while decreasing costs and connecting previously isolated locations. Matternet will coordinate AAVs to transport goods through

Matternet: Concept of Operation and Value

  Matternet promotes an exponential leap in transportation. By developing a new system of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles (AAV), Matternet will revolutionize the transportation network while decreasing costs and connecting previously isolated locations. Matternet will coordinate AAVs to transport goods through

NASA Unveils New Rocket Design

NASA An illustration of NASA’s planned Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle, showing possible destinations for future astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit, including the moon, an asteroid and Mars. The finished rocket would be the most powerful ever to rise from the gravitational

NASA Unveils New Rocket Design

NASA An illustration of NASA’s planned Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle, showing possible destinations for future astronauts beyond Earth’s orbit, including the moon, an asteroid and Mars. The finished rocket would be the most powerful ever to rise from the gravitational

Blue Origin LLC, was on a suborbital flight from the company’s West Texas spaceport last week when it started to go off course

ANDY PASZTOR Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said Friday his privately funded space venture had to destroy an unmanned rocket last week after it lost control during a test flight. The failure of the craft, shown above during multiple tests, is

Blue Origin LLC, was on a suborbital flight from the company’s West Texas spaceport last week when it started to go off course

ANDY PASZTOR Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos said Friday his privately funded space venture had to destroy an unmanned rocket last week after it lost control during a test flight. The failure of the craft, shown above during multiple tests, is

Rocket Financed by Amazon Founder Crashes in Test

By KENNETH CHANG A spacecraft financed by Jeffrey P. Bezos, the billionaire chief executive of Amazon.com, crashed during a test flight in West Texas, Mr. Bezos said on Friday. No one was on board for the flight, and no one on the

Rocket Financed by Amazon Founder Crashes in Test

By KENNETH CHANG A spacecraft financed by Jeffrey P. Bezos, the billionaire chief executive of Amazon.com, crashed during a test flight in West Texas, Mr. Bezos said on Friday. No one was on board for the flight, and no one on the

Senators Disagree On SLS Approach

By Frank Morring, Jr. Washington  Senators who have been pressuring NASA all summer to produce a design and procurement strategy for the heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) that Congress ordered last year cannot agree on just exactly what that design

Senators Disagree On SLS Approach

By Frank Morring, Jr. Washington  Senators who have been pressuring NASA all summer to produce a design and procurement strategy for the heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) that Congress ordered last year cannot agree on just exactly what that design