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Mars X-House project: 3D-printed houses on Mars

Mars X-House project: 3D-printed houses on Mars

3D printing is considered one of the most promising technologies of our time. Having successfully tested it on Earth, people dream of using 3D printing on other planets and these dreams sometimes translate...
Scientists develop instrument for finding extraterrestrial organisms

Scientists develop instrument for finding extraterrestrial organisms

The development is credited to Dutch scientists. The instrument can detect plants at a distance of several kilometers. This technology may come in handy when we start exploring other planets.
Gateway Foundation presents new concept for orbital space station

Gateway Foundation presents new concept for orbital space station

The company has uploaded a promotional video showcasing the concept for the new station. The station will be placed on the orbit, where it will perform a wide array of functions.

NASA to print equipment on 3D printers

3D printing is one of the major inventions of our day. The first 3D printer appeared in 1986, and the technology has made great strides since then. It is nowadays used even in the space industry.\n

NASA set to find out the origins of our Universe

Every day brings us closer to solving the fundamental mysteries of our universe. American space agency NASA has recently announced the start of a super project that will aim to answer some of these questions.

Flat asteroid Ultima Thule

Ultima Thule is one of the most distant objects from the Earth that has ever been observed by humans. The first photos of the asteroid were taken this year, revealing its flat shape.

Moon base concept revealed

The project was created by Greek students from the National Technical University of Athens in collaboration with the ESA (European Space Agency).\n

Fire-tempered: Elon Musk Reports Successful Testing of a New Space Engine

Raptor rocket engine has successfully passed fire testing. The device is designed to be used in Starship interplanetary spacecraft.\n

Hubble discovers a new galaxy

The telescope's discovery happened quite by accident. This case clearly shows how little we know about the world in which we live.

The black hole Sagittarius A* will be photographed

Images of black holes have always been difficult to capture. But now this problem has been solved, and the first snapshot of a strange space object is waiting for us.\n

Europe gets ready to conquer the Moon

Mass media outlets haven’t paid much attention to the European Space Agency’s space programme. And it is in vain, because the ESA has been stepping up its efforts in this area.\n

Scientists Unveil the Origin of Life of Earth

There are questions that have for centuries occupied the minds of leading thinkers. The answer to one of them has finally been found.

Facebook to Invest In Space

Tech giants are starting to get into space exploration. What are they looking for? Why is Facebook building observatories?

Professor Avi Loeb talks about mysterious interstellar object Oumuamua

On October 19, 2017, scientists discovered an interstellar object passing through the Solar System. The asteroid was named Oumuamua. The unusual cigar-shaped object had an uncommon trajectory and had likely...

Scientists Have Created an Infinite Fuel Rocket

A group of scientists from the University of Central Florida (USA) and Honeybee Robotics specialists have developed a prototype of a rocket that is able to extract water from celestial bodies and turn it into...