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China Nuclear Spaceship at Final Application Stage after 30 Years Research

China’s future space exploration depends on success in the development of nuclear spaceship

Sun Zezhou, chief designer of China’s Chang’e III lunar spaceship told Oriental Outlook weekly that for exploration of the planets further from the sun such as Jupiter, it is not practical to rely wholly on energy from the sun. 305 more words

Morpheus, NASA's robotic lander, completes it's first night time flight

(During flight – Photo Credit: NASA)

NASA’s Morpheus lander, a prototype for landing on other planets, completed its first-ever night flight test at Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre late last month, flying more than 800 feet (244 meters) into the air and landing safely.