Tag Archives: space
Globe-Astronomy Hot Read: ESA Spacecraft Lands on...
After ten years and billions of miles of travel, the Philae lander parted today from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft and landed on the surface of a comet....

Globe-Astronomy Hot Read: ESA Does Some Catching...
About a decade ago, the European Space Agency made a date to meet up with Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. After ten years and billions of miles, the agency’s Rosetta spacecraft caught...

OWC Hot Weekend Reads: 3D Printing, ‘Wet...
Here’s a look at what OWC staffers have been reading this week: Amazon aims at third dimension You’ve probably heard a fair share about 3D printing over the past...

Globeman-51 Keeping an Eye Toward the Sky...
At Other World Computing, you might have noticed that we like to keep an eye on the sky. But today, you might see a few more heads around your...


China Successfully Launches Lunar Rover China Successfully Launches Lunar Rover
With a name like Other World Computing, you can bet we’re incredibly interested in space exploration. That’s why we were so excited to read that China’s Chang’e-3 spacecraft delivered...

ARKYD Kicking For Science: The ARKYD Project
As you proabably already know, OWC has quite the affinity for advancements in both science and space. On May 29th, Planetary Resources launched their Kickstarter project “ARKYD: A Space...

Image credit: Astronomy Education Services/Gingin Observatory There Is Still A Chance To...
We’ve got a space alert for the star watchers among our readers. It isn’t often that a comet is visible to the naked eye, however, Comet PanSTARRS (not to...

Globeman-51 “Warp Drive” Not as Far-fetched as...
The trouble with interstellar travel is that (as one of the most notable authorities on the subject put it) “Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely,...


Voyager_Patch After 35 Years of Travel, Voyager...
Thirty-five years ago this week, Voyager 1 was launched. Its mission—along with its sister craft, Voyager 2 (which, interestingly enough, was launched two weeks earlier)—was to explore the outer...

Globe-Astronomy Rare Astronomical Event Today!
Look! Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a planet crossing the face of the Sun! To be more exact, Venus is making its extremely...

spacex-f9 SpaceX to Attempt Docking with ISS.
Early tomorrow morning (4:55 EDT), SpaceX—the first private company to launch, orbit, and recover a spacecraft—is going to attempt another first: being the first private company to dock a...

An Einsting Ring 57 Years Later, Einstein Still Relevant...
Today is the 57th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s death. We’ve all heard of him. We all know the equation for his Special Theory of Relativity (E=mc2), though very few...