CarbonWatch has the ability to identify and monitor the largest sources of carbon emissions from humans, day and night.
When NASA’s Orion re-enters Earth’s atmosphere, it will endure temperatures of 5000 degrees. How do we ensure the spacecraft —and those…
Sep 30, 2020
A new project would turn the solar system into a giant optical lens
Oct 7, 2020
A 25-meter asteroid could devastate an area of Earth the size of Manhattan. Here’s how artificial intelligence can make sure that doesn’t…
Oct 14, 2020
A CubeSat investigated its twin satellite from 22 meters away in a demonstration of the type of technology that could change satellites…
Oct 28, 2020
Breakthroughs in evolutionary computation could hold the future of satellite constellation design.
Nov 6, 2020
Engineers are rethinking the way satellites are designed to make them faster to build and easier to launch.
Nov 12, 2020
When Hurricane Sally hit the Gulf Coast region of the United States, a pair of tiny AeroCubes shot the eye of the storm.
To put astronauts on the moon and Mars, NASA needs a new EVA suit — the first in 40 years.
Nov 20, 2020
Unique nighttime imagery sensors help responders anticipate a fire’s evolution based on temperature and smoke plume movement.
Nov 25, 2020
To teach satellites to interact and dock in space, engineers found a possible solution on Sunday Night Football.
Dec 10, 2020
Creating unique shapes for rocket motors with 3D printing could lead to less expensive and more efficient rocket propellants.
Dec 15, 2020
The chamber will test the newer, high-powered thrusters needed for future space exploration.
Dec 23, 2020
Engineers take to the skies to measure the environmental and atmospheric effects of wildfires and the smoke they generate.
Climate change has opened a growing number of treacherous Arctic shipping lanes. A pair of CubeSats, nicknamed Polar Scout, will help…
NASA used a daring spacecraft maneuver to collect a sample from an ancient asteroid that may offer insights into the making of the solar…
The NIRAC camera uses the Earth’s natural airglow to capture stunning nighttime imagery.
Scientists explore the mysteries of the Aurora with a stunning light show.
Engineers are revolutionizing active satellite re-positioning with a new method called Project Rollercoaster.
The 2.9-ton pallet of old batteries are traveling towards Earth at 4.8 miles per second.
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