SPACE TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Space Technology News

Covering space technology and space travel news including new discoveries about our universe. Space is truly the new frontier and with SpaceX leading the way in commercial space flight we are seeing a renewal of the space race of the 1960s. It’s an exciting time to be tracking the development of space programs and the new tech that may soon see us reach Mars and beyond!

Astronomy is also advancing rapidly with modern technology as we look to the stars for answers to our own existence and revealing the awesome beauty of the universe.

Latest space technology news
Virgin Galactic new contract

Virgin Galactic new contract

Since it’s founding in 2004, Virgin Galactic have been set on designing and operating spacecraft capable of suborbital flight. While the organisation has revealed and tested many concepts over the years, fully orbital spacecraft haven’t been at the forefront of their...

Starlink Update

Starlink Update

Since it’s announcement, SpaceX’s Starlink program has drawn the attention of many. The plan to put hundreds of broadband satellites into orbit could potenially provide internet reception to those in remote areas, where conventional methods of broadband connection are...

Searching for Answers About Dark Energy

Searching for Answers About Dark Energy

Even as the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, lies dormant within a telescope dome on a mountaintop in Arizona, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DESI project has moved forward in reaching the final formal approval milestone prior to startup. DESI is...

Congratulations SpaceX & NASA

Congratulations SpaceX & NASA

Congratulations SpaceX, NASA, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley for your successful launch today! What an amazing day for the American space program and our continuing adventures into space. All the best for the rest of the mission! Watch the launch at...

Happy 30th Anniversary Hubble Space Telescope!

Happy 30th Anniversary Hubble Space Telescope!

30 years ago on 24th of April 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed in a low earth orbit by the Space Shuttle Discovery. Since then the Hubble has delivered a remarkable view of the universe, both for astronomers and the general public. Every year the Hubble...

Study Reveals Black Holes Can Be Destroyed

Study Reveals Black Holes Can Be Destroyed

A team of scientists at the Israel Institute of Technology may have proven a way to a ‘kill’ a black hole - something once thought almost impossible. The idea that black holes could essentially die dates back to the 1970s, when Stephen Hawking first theorised that...