Tag: Space

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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The Bitcoin Network is Now in Outer Space

With Bitcoin’s price skyrocketing recently, many traders have their eyes and minds on the moon. Blockstream, the blockchain technology company, quite literally wants to put Bitcoin in outer space with the use of satellites. It is offering access to the Bitcoin network for everyone on earth, projected from space! Bitcoin in Space Those of us familiar with Bitcoin know that decentralization is a key feature of the network. However, those of us living in Western nations …
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NASA Is Hiring Someone to Defend Our Planet From Aliens

Every kid dreams of becoming an astronaut, but a much cooler position recently opened up at NASA. The agency is looking for a planetary protection officer (PPO), someone who will be in charge of defending the Earth from alien contamination, and who will prevent us from contaminating other worlds we explore. It Pays a Six-Figure Salary As if being able to tell people that you’re the person who defends the earth from aliens was not …
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NASA to Test Planetary Defense System on Oncoming Asteroid

An asteroid impacting Earth would be a huge catastrophe. The odds of that happening are roughly one in 10,000. Though it is an unlikely scenario, NASA scientists have been preparing for such a space-based threat. On October 12, an asteroid is set to speed past Earth, and scientists at NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) are planning to use the opportunity to test their systems. NASA Will Test Its Planetary Defense Systems Scientists …
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