Could the Universe be Swimming in Watery Planets?

Summary: A new hypothesis of planet formation means that watery worlds may be common rather than rare Original author and publication date: Mind Matters - March 27, 2021 Futurizonte Editor's Note: If Earth-like planets are…

Mission to clean up space debris around Earth…

Summary: Low-Earth orbit, a narrow band of space around Earth, is crowded with thousands of tons of space junk. Original author and publication date: Denise Chow - March 19, 2021 Futurizonte Editor's Note: There is…

Kentucky firm plans orbital mini space station in…

Summary: A Kentucky space firm that conducts science experiments on the International Space Station has plans to launch its own miniature, automated orbital research platform in about two years. Original author and publication date: Paul…

Extraterrestrial engineering

Summary: In the 1950s, Earth-bound MIT students made aliens feel more at home. Original author and publication date: Christina Couch - February 23, 2021 Futurizonte Editor's Note: Fictional assignments about aliens at MIT decades ago…

First ‘space helicopter’ set to take to Martian…

Summary: When NASA's Perseverance rover touches down next week, it will carry one of the strangest devices ever seen on Mars — a drone destined to make the first controlled flights on an extraterrestrial planet.…