This Rocket Shoots Bouncy Cameras to Take Selfies of Landing on the Moon

One of them we’ve visited before, and we’ll soon be heading back, this time with the intention of staying up there. At the time of writing, a number of uncrewed spacecraft have already landed there, and also six missions carrying humans, but one thing remains certain: we still don’t know enough about landing conditions to … Read more

Wild Idea Envisions Future Spacecraft Spraying Their Own Instant Landing Pads

Space exploration requires all kinds of interesting solutions to complex problems. There is a branch of NASA designed to support the innovators trying to solve those problems – the Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC). They occasionally hand out grant funding to worthy projects trying to tackle some of these challenges. The results from one of … Read more