Tag: space travel

  • Voyager 2 enters interstellar space and all I can think about are Klingons

    Last week we learned that Voyager 2 had followed in its sibling’s metaphorical footsteps, and entered interstellar space. According to Ars Technica: On Monday, NASA announced that one of its longest-running experiments has started a new phase. Five years after Voyager 1 reached interstellar space, its sibling, Voyager 2, has joined it there. While the […]

  • Orion’s successful launch brings Mars closer

    NASA successfully launched its Orion spacecraft on 5 December 2014. It may not sound like much when rocket launches are not uncommon but the Orion spacecraft is more significant than the seemingly routine satellite launches we see online. According to NASA: NASA’s Orion spacecraft is built to take humans farther than they’ve ever gone before. […]

  • Enter the Dragon v2

    Does anyone else think government space agencies are going to be able to keep up with Space X‘s innovation engine?