The Realism of Space

It's not often I'll write about a television show (in fact, this a first, I believe), but if you've ever watched The Expanse, you'll understand why I feel the need. Starting in 2015, there's been three seasons to date, and I've just seen that there are another 2 in the works (Season 4 starts airing... Continue Reading →

Check it out!!

Great Article by NASA about how Private Start Ups are leading the way with new Space-bound Technology! https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/180626699534/these-9-companies-could-help-us-send-the-next

SpaceX : Biggest endorsement to date?

In what surely must rate as one of the biggest success stories for SpaceX in recent times, a re-supply mission was launched on the 15th December, successfully, to the International Space Station, using a Dragon Capsule aboard a second-hand Falcon 9 booster. The booster was then landed back at Cape Canaveral. While this might not initially... Continue Reading →

Personal Space

Have you ever been marooned for an extended period in a confined space with strangers you have little in common with? Have you ever been in protracted and close proximity to individuals with curious quirks and horrible habits? I am, of course, referring to the prospect of being stuck in a crew module of an interplanetary... Continue Reading →

“The Mars Plan” according to Elon Musk

In the past few days and weeks, a fair amount of literature has been released by Elon Musk about SpaceX's plan to get to Mars. And it's a pretty comprehensive plan, at that. Since NASA released their plan for Mars a few months ago, which was interesting, but still only aimed at getting to Mars... Continue Reading →

Australian Space Agency – Space Exploration goes South

Australia have come to the conclusion that they need a Space Agency. This is great news from where I'm sitting, the more the merrier, and the more competition in the Space-Race, the quicker we'll all get off this rock and on to the serious business of Colonising the Solar System. Although Australia has taken part... Continue Reading →

AI: Friend or Foe?

"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination" - Albert Einstein   Earlier this month, Elon Musk of SpaceX reacted to comments made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the subject of Artificial Intelligence. "It begins", he declared on Twitter. Musk has long warned that the creation and application of truly autonomous technology could... Continue Reading →

Cassini: The end of an Era

On Friday, the Cassini Spacecraft is due to Dive in to the Atmosphere of Saturn, bringing to an end one of the longest and most successful voyages of Space exploration ever undertaken by Mankind. Launched in 1997, it has spent the last 13 years investigating one of our Solar Systems most enigmatic planets (The journey... Continue Reading →

Happy Space Exploration Day

I just came across this brilliant opinion piece on BlueJayBlog about what today really means, and I really feel this should go viral! Source: Happy Space Exploration Day "So, don’t think of today’s unofficial holiday as a celebration of only Apollo Eleven. Today is when we commemorate some of our grandest visions. Space exploration takes... Continue Reading →

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