Category: Space

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FPV to Space and Back

Here’s an amazing project  where David Windestål uses a weather balloon to send a remote control airplane up to the edge of space and then pilot it back down to earth using FPV (first person video). Impressive. Most impressive.  Project details are online, if you’re curious about the details.

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7 Ways a Trip to Mars Could Kill You

If you’ve been reading up on the latest innovations on space travel and plans to make Mars accessible, then before you sign up for the trip, make sure you know the risks. No one ever said being a pioneer was easy or safe.

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A Closer Look at SpaceX’s Plan for Colonizing Mars

Elon Musk a speech on his Mars colonization plans in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he detailed his plan to set up a self-sustaining colony of 1 million people on Mars. Given the events of 2016, I doubt Mr. Musk will have any trouble finding volunteers to leave the planet.

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5 Faster Ways to Travel Though Space

Space is vast. Even more than we can imagine. That means space exploration is going to have to wait until we can develop faster propulsion methods. It turns out that scientists are working on that very problem. Here are five faster ways to travel through space.

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Pioneer Probes Off Course

It turns out that the Pioneer 9 and 10 deep probes are way off course and it took three decades to figure out why.