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.
Vox has compiled a list of facts about the Winter Solstice or, to be more inclusive of readers in the Southern Hemisphere, the December Solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the shortest day of the year. For the next six months, the days will get longer. In the Southern Hemisphere,...
Here’s a great explainer video about Elon Musk’s recently unveiled plans to make interplanetary transit more affordable.
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.
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.