Tag: NASA

Hackers Obtain NASA Mission Data With a Raspberry Pi

Hackers around the world are always trying a new and creative approach to get the desired result. In a lot of cases, the hack job itself requires a sophisticated approach. One group of culprits successfully stole 500MB of NASA’s mission data by using a Raspberry Pi. A very interesting, albeit somewhat disturbing development which warrants some clarification. The Raspberry Pi NASA Hack To put everything in its proper perspective first …
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NASA Wants to put Humans on the Moon but Lacks Funding

While a lot of people would love to see the surface of the Moon up close and personal, that will not happen anytime soon. That is, not unless a lot of money is thrown at this research sooner rather than later. Commercial space travel remains a very intriguing concept, but turning a dream into reality is never easy. Who is Footing the Moon Travel Bill? As most people should know …
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Scientists Develop a Promising Ion Thruster for Space Exploration

Any developments related to science and space are always of great interest to a lot of people. NASA has made a major breakthrough in humankind’s pursuit of traveling to and colonizing Mars one day. More specifically, the X3 thruster is seemingly more than capable of taking humans to Mars in the future. It’s a very ambitious goal, to be sure, and the X3 is a major development in the world of ion …
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US and Russia Team up to Build a Lunar Space Station

Russia and the United States are not on friendly terms much of the time. There has historically been a lot of political tension between both superpowers, and that situation may not change anytime soon. However, both countries are now collaborating to build the moon’s first space station. It’s an interesting idea, even though it remains to be seen how feasible such a venture truly is in the long run. Building a lunar space …
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