Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.

Space travel News

NASA: 'impossible' engine could change space travel forever

Roger Shawyer may soon be getting a lot of attention. When he first built what is now called the EmDrive, no one took it seriously. That started to change in 2012 after a team of Chinese scientists built it themselves, and it worked.

Op-Ed: Mars One human colony 2023 — Not as half-baked as it might seem

Sydney - Mars One is the byproduct of decades of nothing being achieved in terms of real human progress in space. The idea is a one-way trip to live on Mars, and there are 8000 applicants ready to go in 2022.

Egyptian girl, Aisha Mustafa, invents new space propulsion system

Sohag - A physics student from Egypt's Sohag University, Aisha Mustafa, 19, has patented a new type of propulsion system based on quantum theory that she says could propel space probes and artificial satellites without using any fuel.

SpaceX CEO, founder wants to save humanity by colonizing Mars

San Diego - Elon Musk, CEO and Founder of Space Exploration Technologies, also known as SpaceX, wants astronauts to travel to Mars within the next 10 to 20 years and desires mankind to become a multi-planet species. Is this adventurism realistic?

Op-Ed: Antibodies in space — Problems may force change in space travel

New research is showing that new techniques for prolonged space flight are essential. Antibodies produced in space lack the quality of those produced on Earth's gravity and may expose space travellers to disease and other medical conditions.

Op-Ed: America quits race for space

It's official. America has left the space race. Once Endeavour is cleared for launch and its mission completed NASA's shuttle program will be over.

Op-Ed: The 'science' of impossibility — A disease at the soul of science

Science is getting as bad as Creationism in one way. It’s refusing to even consider its own principles. “Thou shalt have no other equation” could easily be applied to E=mc2, and whole new concepts are routinely relegated to heresy/science fiction.

Op-Ed: Japan volunteers to clean up space debris — with a net

Somebody, finally, has come up with an idea to get rid of the millions of live bullets orbiting Earth. The fact that this idea has come from the Japanese, who have contributed far less space garbage than Russia and the United States, says volumes.

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Makes First Solo Flight

Mojave - Sir Richard Bransom, the founder of Virgin Group, says, ". . . the sky is no longer the limit . . ." as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo successfully completed three milestone tasks Monday.

Crew of simulated flight to Mars completed 100 days of isolation

Moscow - The international team of six volunteers completed on Friday the first 100 days of a simulated flight to Mars to test the psychological demands, compatibility and tolerance of crew members during an interplanetary flight.

Stephen Hawking: Mankind must leave Earth or face extinction

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking is warning that if humans are unable to locate another suitable planet to inhabit, they will face extinction.

NASA wants a photo of your face to put on its two space missions

Cape Canaveral - Most people will never experience space travel but NASA is giving them the next best thing. The United States space agency has initiated a program called Space Face where it allows a photo of your face to be included on its two remaining space missions.

An Elevator to Space, a Reality

Arthur C. Clarke wrote about traveling into space on an elevator. The book was published nearly 30 years ago and was titled "2001." Now, the race is on to build the "fictional" creation.

Sir Richard Branson makes history offering space travel

Sir Richard Branson has made history again with his Virgin Galactic Company. Space tourism is here and making a new benchmark in space exploration and scientific discovery.

Is There a Secret Water Table Hidden on Mars?

Although satellite data clearly suggests otherwise, scientists have determined that it is possible that the “Red Planet” could have a hidden water table beneath its rocky crust. What does this mean for future research? Read on and explore.

Op-Ed: Physics, the science of holiday camp pedants

It was once said that “The only real science is physics, and everything else is stamp collecting.” This is the insufferable science, the one that makes pronouncements and doesn’t tolerate anyone answering back. It’s almost a religion itself.

Space Travel Takes its Toll on Human Appearance

Scientists now claim that traveling in space for many years will adversely affect human appearance because travelers will not be required to exert any effort to either move or keep warm. Read on for balder, shorter and chubbier details.

NASA Postpones Mars Mission For Two Years

The launch of a major mission to the planet, Mars, has been postponed until autumn of 2011 because of problems with motors on the Rover designed to operate on Mar's unforgiving surface. Read on for details.

Op-Ed: Space: The Final Frontier

From the earliest times, man has looked to the stars. We see shapes in the stars and give them names, calling them constellations. Ancient man learned to plant and harvest based upon studying the stars. Our next logical step is to travel to them...

Virgin Galactic Booking Your Space Trip Now

Are you one of those who look up into the heavens wishing you could float on clouds? Do you feel envious of the astronauts? If the answer is yes and you have a spare $200,000 you are in luck. Virgin Galactic is booking now.

Russian Space Program Sold Out through 2009

This despite the double million dollar price tag.

Space for Christmas

Neiman Marcus to offer Space trip in Christmas catalog
 

Search Digital Journal Archives


Set up a news alert for

Space travel


Space travel Image

With the technology and  funding needed to make the Mars One project  successful  there are still qu...
With the technology and funding needed to make the Mars One project successful, there are still questions on the plausibility of the plan.
Screengrab / Time
image:167268:0::0
The Mars Initiative - artistic representation of human habitats on Mars.
The Mars Initiative - artistic representation of human habitats on Mars.
The Mars Initiative
image:137713:2::0
The Mars Initiative
The Mars Initiative
The Mars Initiative
image:137710:2::0
The Mars Initiative
The Mars Initiative
The Mars Initiative
image:137711:4::0

Latest News
Top News

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers