April 10, 2019 has been a historic day for the global scientific community. For the first time in history, scientists were able to capture an image of a black hole. Until this point, mankind has never truly seen the image of this phenomena in our universe. We had only observed the effects that a black hole has on the matter surrounding it. This is because the gravitational pull of a black hole is so extreme, even light cannot escape it. However, by capturing the light from the very edge of the event horizon, scientists were able to present this image to humanity.
With the space community’s focus being Martian exploration, there has been a lot of talk surrounding space suit technology and how it should eventually evolve. NASA has come a long way from the silvery spacesuits of the past, but hasn’t seen much change since the white boxy suits of the 1980’s. To get humans back to the moon and all the way to Mars, there are several design and functionality issues to address, the result being a much more advanced suit both technologically and aesthetically.
Mankind is officially going back to the moon! With the signing of Space Directive 1 and the now proposed 2020 NASA budget, one thing is very clear; human presence will soon be established on the surface of the moon.
A new black hole has very recently been discovered near the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. This black hole is special because it is an intermediate sized black hole, only 30,000 times the mass of our Sun and concentrated in a region smaller than our Solar System, making it incredibly dense. The proximity of this black hole...
Are you ready to become a Martian? If you are, start saving now because the ticket price to Mars has been released. A trip to Mars on one of SpaceX’s famous Starships could one day cost around $500,000. The goal is to keep the price low enough that it would be appealing to us Earthing’s to give up our homes and colonize Mars.