Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NASA's NIAC Program Gives a Sneak Peek at the Future of Space Travel

Must Read

Facebook's Name Change Won’t Fix Anything

Can rebranding the company herald a fresh start? Experts, as you might guess, are skeptical.When Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook,...

Facebonk, Bacefook, Hellsite: Zuck, the internet has some suggestions

FacebookFacebonk, Bacefook, Hellsite: Zuck, the internet has some suggestionsAfter news broke of the troubled social media company planning to...

Trailer Watch: Rachel Boynton Explores How History Is Taught in “Civil War (or, Who Do We Think We Are)”

From three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton, “Civil War (or, Who Do We Think We Are)” explores the legacy of...

As NASA develops plans for exploring the moon and Mars, the agency is seeking cutting-edge research that could turn science fiction into reality.

From Star Trek–like medical scanners to concepts for off-planet agriculture like in The Expanse, science fiction has often inspired actual research at NASA and other space agencies. This week, researchers are meeting at a virtual conference for the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program to brainstorm and investigate sci-fi-like ideas, some of which may very well shape the missions of the next 20 years.

A drone helicopter hopping about a Martian crater or a lunar rover that maps moon ice might have seemed far-fetched a decade ago, but

→ Continue reading at Wired Magazine

- Advertisement -
Bellevue
clear sky
51.6 ° F
55.6 °
48 °
85 %
1.1mph
1 %
Thu
68 °
Fri
64 °
Sat
53 °
Sun
59 °
Mon
56 °
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Facebook's Name Change Won’t Fix Anything

Can rebranding the company herald a fresh start? Experts, as you might guess, are skeptical.When Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook,...

Facebonk, Bacefook, Hellsite: Zuck, the internet has some suggestions

FacebookFacebonk, Bacefook, Hellsite: Zuck, the internet has some suggestionsAfter news broke of the troubled social media company planning to rebrand its toxic image, ideas...

Trailer Watch: Rachel Boynton Explores How History Is Taught in “Civil War (or, Who Do We Think We Are)”

From three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton, “Civil War (or, Who Do We Think We Are)” explores the legacy of a defining moment in American...

Sundance Institute Introduces Intensive for Trans Artists of Color

Sundance Institute has selected six artists for its inaugural Trans Possibilities Intensive. Ava Davis, StormMiguel Florez, River Gallo, Carol Grant, Mitchell (MiSha) Owens, and...

Okay, You Were Right, Mean Sandwich Makes a Mean Sandwich

Every other Wednesday, Meg van Huygen's "Sub Missives" column writes love letters to the Seattle area's best sandwiches. Know a hot sub? Write to...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This