Bali's lure for local fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers seems to be the holiday mecca's cheap cost, the quick time it takes to get there, the urge to experience a new culture and the fact that it is well away from the mine site.
NASA has received a record 18,300 resumes from people keen on becoming astronauts, the US space agency said.
When NASA selects astronauts to travel to Mars sometime after 2030, they will need a small crop of candidates who are smart, skilled - and personable.
Chinese subsidiaries of a Massachusetts software company have agreed to pay more than $14.5 million to resolve the federal government's allegations that they illegally provided recreational travel to Chinese government officials.
ESA's Expose facility was retrieved yesterday from outside the International Space Station by cosmonauts Yuri Malenchenko and Sergei Volkov, who were completing a spacewalk to place new experiments on the outpost's hull.
It's difficult to imagine now, in the age of mass global travel, that building an aeroplane to carry hundreds of people at a time was once seen as a huge risk. But as the world's first wide-body airliner, the Boeing 747 went ...
The United States marked the 30th anniversary Thursday of the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle with a pledge to remember lost astronauts as it presses on toward Mars.
Two months after the breakthrough launch and vertical landing of a reusable rocket, the space firm created by Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos did it again.
New work from a team of astronomers led by Carnegie's Jennifer van Saders indicates that one recently developed method for determining a star's age needs to be recalibrated for stars that are older than our Sun. This is due ...
Flying has a high environmental impact and gives rising concerns for CO2 emissions and climate change. Nonetheless, there are few signs of changing behaviour even from committed environmentalists, many of whom continue to ...