The future of space travel can only exist if there are explorers. And for Lockheed Martin, its these astronauts that will pilot their future spacecraft.
It’s no secret that getting humans to Mars is a priority for SpaceX, and with a series of conceptual images, they reveal how it could happen. These artistic impressions show SpaceX’s Dragon capsule as a spacecraft that can safely land people on Mars.
NASA has been looking for workable design concepts as part of its 3D Printed Habitat Challenge. This Mars-based habitat uses a pole-like robot with autonomous arms to access raw Martian materials for 3D printing construction – a truly innovative design.
This striking image of the Twin Jet planetary nubula has captured a dance of death with two dying stars. With beautiful shimmering colours, the image shows off the nebula’s remarkable complexity.
There has been an unexpected development in the Rosetta Mission – the comet seems to be emitting a ‘song’ in the form of oscillations in the magnetic field within the comet’s environment.
So, you want to go to space. The amazing thing is, if you’re rich, you could make this happen. And soon. But tourism is also getting cheaper as technology advances, and it’s likely that a trip to space could be affordable to you one day too. This documentary shows how the frontier is expanding once again.
Next month an unmanned probe, 10 years into its journey, will become the first spacecraft ever to land on a comet. To add to the wow-factor, it has sent back an incredible selfie of its target.