Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Page 6 of 15
« prevnext »

Category: Space

Sutter’s Mill Meteorite Broke the Atmospheric Entry Speed Record

Sutter’s Mill Meteorite Broke the Atmospheric Entry Speed Record
You might remember back in May of this year I mentioned a meteorite that had entered the atmosphere over Northern California and caused a fireball during the day. Researchers were quick to bring in a giant…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

NASA Z-1 Spacesuit Testing Completed: To Infinity and Beyond!

NASA Z-1 Spacesuit Testing Completed: To Infinity and Beyond!
If you are a space geek, you might remember last summer when we mentioned that NASA was testing out a prototype spacesuit that looked a lot like Buzz Lightyear’s outfit. The spacesuit has a large dome,…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

NASA Successfully Crashes Twin GRAIL Spacecraft into the Moon

NASA Successfully Crashes Twin GRAIL Spacecraft into the Moon
A couple days ago, I mentioned that NASA was planning to crash its Twin GRAIL spacecraft into the surface of the moon. What we didn’t know at the time that NASA was going to dub the…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Giant Asteroid Could Destroy the Earth in the Distant Future

Giant Asteroid Could Destroy the Earth in the Distant Future
Unless you follow these things, you probably didn’t know that a gigantic asteroid passed by the Earth over this past week. This time around, the gigantic asteroid, known as 4179 Toutatis, was about 4.3 million miles…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

NASA Plans to Crash Spacecraft onto the Surface of the Moon

NASA Plans to Crash Spacecraft onto the Surface of the Moon
NASA has had twin spacecraft orbiting the moon for a long time called the GRAIL mission probes. GRAIL stands for Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory. The twin spacecraft are called Ebb and Flow. The two spacecraft…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Air Force to Launch X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Today

Air Force to Launch X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle Today
The United States Air Force has flown its experimental X-37B orbital test vehicle on several occasions. What exactly the spacecraft did while it was in orbit is unknown. What we do know is that in June…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Breakthrough Engines Could Allow Travel from Britain to Australia in Just over Four Hours

Breakthrough Engines Could Allow Travel from Britain to Australia in Just over Four Hours
A group of British researchers at a company called Reaction Engines has announced new aircraft technology that could make air travel much faster. The researchers have created what they describe as “the biggest breakthrough in propulsion…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

LED Astronaut Helmet: It’s Spaaaace Magic!

LED Astronaut Helmet: It’s Spaaaace Magic!
While most of us will never get the chance to travel to far-off planets in a spaceship, that doesn’t mean we can’t fantasize about space travel right here on planet Earth. If you’ve always wanted to…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Long Distance Remote Control: Astronaut Plays with LEGO Robot from Space

Long Distance Remote Control: Astronaut Plays with LEGO Robot from Space
Space exploration. We like to pretend it is about all kinds of noble things having to do with mankind’s place in the universe, blah blah blah. We all know it is really about all the cool…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Mars Attacks! Christmas Ornament: Just Don’t Yodel Near It

Mars Attacks! Christmas Ornament: Just Don’t Yodel Near It
My favorite part of Tim Burton’s cult classic Mars Attacks! (besides every scene with Jack Nicholson in it) is the part where grandma’s Indian Love Call yodeling record is discovered to be the Achilles’ heel of…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Watch Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Journey Captured on Time-Lapse Video

Watch Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Journey Captured on Time-Lapse Video
I’m still rather disappointed that NASA retired their Space Shuttle fleet leaving America to hitch a ride aboard foreign spacecraft to get in orbit. If you’re a fan of the Space Shuttle, you probably been following…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Red Bull Stratos Launch, Live!

Red Bull Stratos Launch, Live!
After numerous false starts due to weather and other technical challenges, daredevil Felix Baumgartner successfully launched on his expedition to 120,000 feet this morning. The capsule took off at approximately 9:30am Mountain Daylight Time, and is…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Newly Discovered “Super-Earth” is a Really a Diamond in the Sky

Newly Discovered “Super-Earth” is a Really a Diamond in the Sky
Scientists have discovered a planet orbiting a sun-like star called 55 Cancri. The planet is known as 55 Cancri e and is a so-called “super-Earth”. 55 Cancri e is 40 light years from the Earth and…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

X1 Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Astronauts Exercise and Could Benefit Paraplegics on Earth

X1 Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Astronauts Exercise and Could Benefit Paraplegics on Earth
A lot of the technology we enjoy here on Earth started out as tech created for the space program. NASA has a very cool robot working on the International Space Station right now called Robonaut 2.…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Red Bull Stratos Skydive Rescheduled for Sunday

Red Bull Stratos Skydive Rescheduled for Sunday
Update 10/14/2012: Now that the Red Bull Stratos is complete, you can view an archived copy of the jump below… If you’re paying attention to daredevil Felix Baumgartner and his desire to jump out of a…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today

Record-Breaking Skydive Planned for Today
Today is the big day for daredevil Felix Baumgartner and the Red Bull Stratos team. Assuming the weather holds out, Baumgartner will spend two hours climbing to over 120,000 feet inside his pressurized capsule attached to…
Stumble ThisPin ItShare on FacebookTweet ThisShare on Reddit

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable

css.php