NASA is the definition of innovation. They will always try to find a better way to do a job. Presently, they are working on a new way to send astronauts to the International Space Shuttle (ISS). Traditional space shuttles are getting older and older, but the Dream Chaser will come and take its place in the near future.
The Dream Chaser is basically a smaller and newer version of the original space shuttles. Sierra Nevada Corporation, the designers of this new technology, tested for the first time their creation in a free flight test. The procedure is very straight-forward; a helicopter drops... [+] Read more
Plastic is an everyday sue material. We have plastic containers, plastic bottles and other common plastic objects. And for the first time in humanity, we found plastic outside our planet. And it is not far from us just a few light years away, on Saturn’s Moon.
Actually, it is not pure plastic NASA scientists found on Titan, Saturn’s Moon, but the chemical essential for the creation of the plastic we know. In Titan’s atmosphere, there are many chemical compounds, and of them is propylene. It is NASA’s Cassini spacecraft that found this chemical. When put together, propylene becomes... [+] Read more
Scientists were researching and investigating Mars for a very long time. Yet, they continue to find some new features of the Red Planet. How would you feel if you believed in something that wasn’t the real truth? Well, that’s how NASA scientists feel right now…
If you didn’t know, Mars has many craters on its surface. And when I say many, I mean it. They thought these craters came from debris from space that crashed on Mars. This area with many holes is called Arabia Terra. Some of these craters came truly from space debris, but recently, scientists came to the conclusion that Mars had super... [+] Read more