Amy Shira Teitel
More than 12 years later, and sadly a year after Pillinger’s death, NASA has found Beagle 2.
A much fancier Hubble camera helped make the "Pillars of Creation" even better.
Venus is a hellish world, but not if we stick to the clouds.
Most of us travel subsonically, but that might change before too long—at least for a wealthy few.
For the light-based communication of the future, it just takes a plasmonic patch antenna, two silver nanocubes, and a bit of gold.
And that is why we won't be moving there.
Comet C/2013 A1, also known as comet Siding Spring, will pass about 87,000 miles from Mars, and a whole fleet of spacecraft and rovers have been lined up to image it.
The agency's newest Mars mission is already shaping up to be awesome.
Being able to detect micro cracks from fatigue could change the way we fly.