Space X

Elon Musk Is Building A Fleet Of Satellites

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Tech

Elon Musk has confirmed that his Space X corporation are in the early stages of building a fleet of micro satellites that will give cheap internet acc...

This Tiny Shuttle Needs A Massive Plane To Fly

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech

The Sierra Nevada Corporation behind the Dream Chaser shuttle has unveiled its rather unique delivery system: a massive plane which would 'piggyback' ...

NASA Puts Human Spaceflight On Hold Again

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has had to put its human spaceflight program on hold as one of the unsuccessful bidders has put forward a formal complaint of the selection proce...

Billionaire Wants To Put A Million People On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Tech

Billionaire inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has expanded on his view that humans need to start living on Mars warning that unless we move a popula...

NASA's New Manned Spacecraft Are Incredibly Cool. And Cheap.

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has announced the two companies that will help it blast American astronauts back into space. Currently NASA relies on ageing Russian Soyuz cap...

NASA Can't Get You To Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Tech

Well this is depressing. A report by the National Research Council has declared that in its current form NASA simply can't get people to Mars. Comm...

Now THIS Is What A Space Ship Should Look Like

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Tech

The private space travel firm Space X has unveiled its new manned 'Dragon' capsule to take astronauts into orbit. The 'Dragon V2' is a modified ver...

This Rocket Can Hover At 1KM Above Earth, Then Land Safely

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Tech

Reusable rockets are a big deal in commercial space circles. They're potentially cheaper than use-once rockets (for obvious reasons) and also have pot...

Mars Colony-Scale Rockets 'Could Be Ready In 10 Years'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

The rocket technology to send "millions" of colonists to Mars could be ready in as little as 10 to 12 years, according to billionaire space entreprene...

Could You Design A Mach 10 Reusable Spaceplane?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech

Having already outlined how they will dominate land, sky and the seas, it was only a matter of time before sinister and deadly tech experts, DARPA, tu...

Billionaire Unveils 'Iron Man' Rocket Design Interface

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Tech

As the billionaire mind behind the rebirth of electric cars, a company sending cargo missions to the Space Station and a potential super-train capable...

Own Your Own Space Company?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Tech

On top of the launch pad being battled over by By Billionaires Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos, Nasa has also begun to sell off three mobile platforms and a ...

Musk: The Fragrance of Innovation?

Brendan Flattery | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Tech
Brendan Flattery

Passengers and freight can be shot through tubes at almost the speed of sound, essentially using magnets and fans to fire transport capsules through an underground system, floating on a cushion of air.

The Billionaire Battle For Nasa's Shuttle Launchpad

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2013 | UK Tech

If you were a billionaire with money to burn what would you buy? How about Nasa's space shuttle launchpad? Two billionaires both with a healthy ...

LOOK: Boeing's New Space Capsule

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Tech

You may be used to Boeing jetting you off across the world but now the company is aiming to take people into space. The company unveiled a full-siz...

Reusable Rocket Breaks 1,000 Feet Before Perfect Landing On Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

SpaceX have broken their own record for the highest flight by a reusable rocket. The private space company's 'Grasshopper' rocket is designed to bl...

WATCH: The Swiss Enter The Private Space Race

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

It seems everyone is trying to grab a piece of the private space game these days - now it's the Swiss making a bid. Swiss Space Systems (S3) are de...

WATCH: Space X's Latest Rocket Gets Fired Up

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Tech

This pretty awesome display of pyrotechnics is the latest in the successful testing of Space X's reusable Falcon 9 rocket. Having already done a sh...

Elon Musk's 'Hyperloop' Could Transport You 600 Miles In Half An Hour

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Tech

Space X founder, Elon Musk, has been hinting again about his much-vaunted 'Hyperloop' transport system. The super-high speed link would connect Los...

PICTURES: Hitting Walk Speed

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill and Charlie Lindlar | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Tech

It flew 115 million miles to and from orbit at speeds of up to 17,500mph, but the space shuttle Endeavour's final mission after a 20-year career was ...

SpaceX Dragon Lifts Off On Space Station Mission (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Tech

A private space capsule has launched on a mission to resupply the International Space Station for the first time. The SpaceX Dragon capsule lifted ...

Nasa Gives $1.1bn To Boeing, Space X And Sierra Nevada For Space Shuttle Replacement

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has given three companies more than $1bn to develop its next generation of space craft. The American space agency funded proposals from Boeing...

Heavens Above: First 'Camera' For Hubble Successor Delivered

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will be a giant leap forward for astronomers, allowing them to study the universe in its infancy. Now th...

Nasa Asks Future Moon Visitors To Stay Off Apollo Landing Sites

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Tech

Nasa has asked any future visitors to the Moon to keep away from the Apollo landing sites out of respect for history. There are 26 teams and privat...

18 Beautiful Pictures Of The SpaceX Launch

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Tech

A private space capsule has launched on a mission to resupply the International Space Station for the first time. The SpaceX Dragon capsule lifted ...