Houston, we have another problem: Study shows space travel is harmful to the brain
(Phys.org)—As if space travel was not already filled with enough dangers, a new study out today in the journal PLOS ONE shows that cosmic radiation – which would bombard astronauts on deep space missio ...
Physicist suggests some types of wormholes may stay open long enough to send a photon through
The annihilating effects of space travel
Long distance space travel could create the ultimate 'killer entrance', devastating your destination and anything around the arriving spacecraft, according to calculations by Professor Geraint Lewis and two ...
Virgin aims for first space launch within a year
British business magnate Richard Branson hopes to launch a vessel into space within the next 12 months, kicking off an era of commercial space travel.
Image: Recovery tests underway for NASA's Orion spacecraft
A test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft floats inside the well deck of the U.S.S. Anchorage on Aug. 2, 2014, during recovery tests off the coast of California. A combined NASA and U.S. Navy team practiced ...
Could plasma jet thrusters 'kickstart' interplanetary travel?
A great offshoot from commercial space companies getting a foothold in real missions to orbit is that the old entrepreneurial space spirit seems to have been revived. People are attempting to develop and ...
India launches first mission to Mars
India on Tuesday launched its first spacecraft bound for Mars, a complex mission that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel.
Planners for hypersonic SpaceLiner craft propose a 50 year timeline
IKAROS unfurls first ever solar sail in space
Gravitational Space Corridors Could Slash Space Travel Costs (w/ Video)
Scientists work out way to use pulsars to provide self navigation to spacecraft in solar system
Skydiver's feat could influence spacesuit design
Now that the dust has settled in the New Mexico desert where supersonic skydiver "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner landed safely on his feet, researchers are exhilarated over the possibility his feat could someday ...
New development in cloud cyber security: 'Space travel' technique allows machine to travel virtually to another system
(Phys.org)—UT Dallas computer scientists have developed a technique to automatically allow one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or anything else that could cause a computer to malfunction.
Russia hopes nuclear ship will fly humans to Mars
(AP) -- Russia should build a new nuclear-powered spaceship for prospective manned missions to Mars and other planets, the nation's space chief said Thursday.