Research into how birds and bees use vision in flight is guiding the design of future autopilots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Scientists from the University of Minnesota have discovered a new behavior of woody biomass that makes it levitate above heated surfaces. Announced in Nature Scientific Reports, the research captures via high speed photography ...
NASA scientists working toward putting people on Mars said Tuesday a supersonic parachute they are developing to slow a vehicle's approach to the Red Planet partially deployed in a test, but immediately ripped apart.
NASA launched a giant balloon Monday carrying a kind of "flying saucer" that will test technologies for landing on Mars.
NASA is using the skies around the Hawaiian island of Kauai to test new technology that it wants to use for landing larger spacecraft—and eventually astronauts—on Mars.
NPL's Quantum Detection Group has recently published a study in Scientific Reports that casts a new light on the electronic properties of quasi-free standing graphene (QFSG), a material that may find applications in high ...
Bad weather led the US space agency to postpone until Friday the first test of the largest parachute ever deployed, with the view of one day using it to land on Mars.
When a hurricane is coming in off the Atlantic, about to make landfall, you're bound to hear talk of what category the storm is. Watch out, it's a Category 1, or batten down the hatches, it's a Category 5.
The US space agency plans to try out the largest parachute ever deployed Wednesday during a flying saucer launch that will test new technologies for landing on Mars.