Water Ice May Be One of the Most Abundant Substances Found In Our Solar System

January 13, 2018 – Whether talking about the ice worlds of the outer Solar System, the Moon, Mars, asteroids, and comets, it appears that there is “water, water, everywhere.” ... Continue Reading →

Re-usability Rocket Bug Infects European Space Programs

January 9, 2018 – SpaceX and Blue Origin are establishing re-usability as a standard for satellite and human-crewed launch systems. SpaceX has successfully recovered 20 of its ... Continue Reading →

NASA Inspires University of Queensland Researchers to Accelerate Plant Breeding Starting with Wheat

January 4, 2018 – NASA has been experimenting with technologies to help grow staple crops on the International Space Station (ISS) with the ultimate goal to make it possible for ... Continue Reading →

Where We Will See Technology Breakthroughs in 2018: Part 2

January 2, 2018 – In yesterday’s posting I wrote about the science and technology trends I anticipate will continue to produce both innovative and disruptive change to ... Continue Reading →

As The Year Ends I Keep on Thinking About Alien Worlds

December 29, 2017 – Maybe this driving interest in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence is fuelled by the lack of intelligent leadership south of the Canadian border. ... Continue Reading →

Life in the Universe Beyond Earth Gets Boost from Study of Australian Fossil Microorganisms

December 28, 2017 – If the U.S. military had proof that those Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs) reported on in their files were signs of other intelligent life in the Universe, ... Continue Reading →

Will China, India and Japan Join the Space Tourism Race?

December 27, 2017 – In my Christmas day posting about Russia’s plans for a luxury hotel attached to the International Space Station, I listed and briefly described commercial ... Continue Reading →

In 2022 You Can Book a Christmas Vacation in Space for $40 Million Courtesy of Russia’s RKK Energia and Roscosmos

December 25, 2017 – It’s five years in the future and the space tourism wars are heating up as Russia accepts its first multimillionaire hotel guests at its new 20-ton, ... Continue Reading →

NASA Picks Its Next Robotic Space Missions

December 20, 2017 – In the last hour, NASA has announced future Solar System missions to a comet and the moon Titan. In addition, the Agency has indicated it intends to develop ... Continue Reading →

Did the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program Uncover Alien Visitors?

December 19, 2017 – It is hard to ignore the article that appeared in The New York Times three days ago that described a Defense Department (DoD) program that in the past we were ... Continue Reading →