"It was like I was Mission Control," says Sebastian Cordero of filming 'Europa Report'. The movie explores the realities of space travel, bringing some much-needed SCIENCE back to the science fiction genre.
Things looked initially troublesome for the latest SpaceX mission this weekend, but by Sunday the private company's Dragon capsule was delivering groceries to the International Space Station as planned (if a little delayed).
Chock full of noteworthy layoffs, hires, acquisitions, and enough legal battles to talk about well into the new year, we take a look at the tech personalities that shaped 2012.
The future of space stations may be inflatable, as NASA announces long-term testing of a module addition to the International Space Station that can be blown up in orbit.
Because the Tesla Roadster's batteries have similar chemistry to those in the 787, company CEO Elon Musk is offering to help Boeing, albeit in a rather interesting way.
He's been to the International Space Station so now he's looking further afield. To Mars. It's emerged that multi-millionaire Dennis Tito is making plans for a special 501-day round-trip manned mission to the Red Planet, currently scheduled for 2018.
Mission to Mars: Space tourist Dennis Tito intends to send married couple to the Red Planet (and bring them back again)
Space tourist Dennis Tito wants to send a married couple to Mars in 2018. With the round-trip expected to take 501 days and with no chance to abort, they'd better make sure they remember to turn off the stove before they leave.
Fisker Automotive and Tesla Motors' green luxury cars are natural rivals, but neither company has proven that it can escape the fate of most startup car companies.
Newt Gingrich may have given moon exploration the kiss of death by endorsing it on the stump, but pushing frontiers in space remains an admirable goal. Here’s why bright minds are looking skyward for our future beyond the Web.
Neil Armstrong believed NASA’s slashed budgets would diminish America’s lead in space, but private industries are already taking up the baton – and sprinting with it.
SpaceX gets the green light from NASA to dock with International Space Station before the end of 2011.
Tesla hopes to sell 5,000 of the luxury EVs this year, beginning with a handful of deliveries at the company's California plant.
If spaceflight is going to be opened to commercial traffic, NASA has some suggestions about ways in which to preseve history out there on the moon. Luckily, it appears that others are listening.
Facebook’s recent IPO has put a price on our digital heads, but are we suckers or just satisfied customers?
One year after the death of Apple co-founder and visionary CEO Steve Jobs, we must ask: Is consumer technology lost without him?