Curiosity rover finds building blocks of life on Mars

By Staff Writer 8 June 2018

“Is there life on Mars?”, David Bowie once sung. Well, maybe, with new evidence from the NASA’s Curiosity rover possibly pointing that way. FULL STORY >


New Horizons probe takes pictures of Kuiper Belt from record distance

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 February 2018

Taken from 6.09 billion kilometres away from Earth, NASA's New Horizons probe snaps a picture of the Kuiper Belt. FULL STORY >


2017 was the second hottest recorded year according to NASA

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2018

Last year ranked behind 2016 as the hottest 12 months in recorded history. FULL STORY >


Elon Musk hints SpaceX won't use Dragon capsules to land on Mars

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 July 2017

The SpaceX founder is still keen to head to Mars, but may be adopting a different approach. FULL STORY >


NASA says 2016 was Earth's hottest year in modern history

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 January 2017

Did you feel hot under the collar in 2016? According to NASA, it was the hottest year in recorded history. FULL STORY >


NASA offers a 4K Fly-Through the International Space Station in new video

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 31 October 2016

Perhaps the closest thing many of us will experience to actually being on the ISS. FULL STORY >


After a five year journey, NASA's Juno probe has begun its orbit of Jupiter

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 July 2016

Having completed its five year journey in space to reach Jupiter, now NASA's Juno probe can begin its actual mission. FULL STORY >


NASA Johnson space center protects critical data with Netapp

By Staff Writer 22 June 2016

NetApp's AltaVault is enabling NASA to protect mission-critical data, optimise cloud footprint and drive down cost. FULL STORY >


NASA testing new electric aircraft codenamed Maxwell

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 June 2016

As part of its New Aviations Horizons initiative, NASA believes its new electric engine powered airplane could be the next step in the field of air travel. FULL STORY >


SpaceX posts video of new Dragon parachutes in action

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 January 2016

Designed to bring its Dragon spacecraft safely back to Earth after reentry, SpaceX has posted a video testing out its suitably named Daron parachutes. FULL STORY >


Watch astronaut play water ping pong in celebration of 300 days in space

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 22 January 2016

To celebrate 300 consecutive days on the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly debuts a RED 4K video of him playing ping pong with water. FULL STORY >


NASA says the next SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will attempt to land on solid ground

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

In previous attempts with its Falcon 9 rocket, SpaceX has conducted tests at sea. Now NASA is saying the next test will be conducted on solid ground. FULL STORY >


NASA attempting to grow flowers on the ISS for first time

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 November 2015

After successfully growing lettuce in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station, NASA is attempting to grow flowers on the space vessel for the first time ever. FULL STORY >


NASA unveils RED 4K video of liquids in zero gravity

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 October 2015

Want to see what happens to liquids when inside the zero gravity conditions of the International Space Station? Well, NASA just released a 4K UHD video that does just that. FULL STORY >


NASA's New Horizons data downlink to take one year

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 September 2015

Seven weeks after NASA's New Horizons probe passed Pluto and its moons, the job of downloading "tens of gigabits" of data begins, which will take almost one year to complete. FULL STORY >

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