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Space News Archive - May 19, 2012

SpaceX Aborts Historic Launch, Delayed Yet Again

As everyone gathered across the bay from the SpaceX Dragon capsule, a sense of excitement changed quickly to disappointment throughout the crowd as the highly anticipated launch was aborted with less than a second left before liftoff.

Flipping The Switch On Space Power

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland have made substantial progress toward harnessing the energy of the Sun from space. This solar power from space has the potential to change the future of renewable energy.

Space Gear And Recycling

What better way to feel interstellar and fabulous than your own pair of NASA-inspired sportswear or a trip to a sardonically irreverent art display complete with NASA branded Winnebego and Beer-dispensing Darth Vader?

Word of the Day
jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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