Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

 The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one’s own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now geospatial analytics. Ok, it doesn’t sound sexy but it might give you a leg up the next time your friend starts an arcane argument with you over whose neighborhood historically […]

SpaceX’s reused Falcon 9 rocket nails the landing for a second time

 SpaceX has completed the other key ingredient of its historic flight today, recovering its Falcon 9 rocket via its floating drone barge. This is a huge accomplishment because it already did this once before — with the same rocket, on the same barge, when it landed last year following a successful launch during a resupply […]

In a Massachusetts warehouse, NASA’s Valkyrie robot helps lay the groundwork for Mars settlements

 NASA’s Valkyrie (R5) robot will never slip the surly bonds of Earth. The humanoid space robot is destined to spend the rest of its days on terra firma with the rest of us. But like Robonaut before it, the six-foot, 290-pound piece of machinery represents a link to the future. She’s a first step toward […]