The dark side of aeroplane automation

As Boeing Co. was developing its latest version of the 737 airliner, it discovered the design was slightly more prone to a loss of control. So the com

China's private rocket fails to reach orbit

A privately developed Chinese carrier rocket failed to reach orbit after lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Saturday, in a blow to th

Japanese space agency lands rovers on asteroid

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully landed two rovers on the surface of an asteroid, Ryugu, the

New undersea lasers let vehicles talk to each other

Nearly five years ago, NASA and Lincoln Laboratory made history when the Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) used a pulsed laser beam to tr

Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before.The Parker Solar Probe rocket lifted off f

Nasa postpones 'mission to the Sun'

US space agency Nasa has delayed its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before.The Parker Solar Probe was set to launch fr

The new soft hardware

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has electronic devices built right into it.

Scientists discover underground lake on Mars

Scientists have discovered evidence of a huge lake of liquid water lying beneath the southern ice cap of Mars.Dissolved salts are thought to k

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