June 15, 2021

Astronaut filmed elusive blue lightning aboard the ISS

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By Mariella Moon From engadget And the video is quite mesmerizing. Some types of electrical discharge phenomena like blue jets and red sprites occur way above the altitudes where normal lightning occurs. That makes it tough to see them or even to confirm that they actually take place. There’s a group of people living in […]

Astronaut filmed elusive blue lightning aboard the ISS

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By Mariella Moon, from engadget And the video is quite mesmerizing Some types of electrical discharge phenomena like blue jets and red sprites occur way above the altitudes where normal lightning occurs. That makes it tough to see them or even to confirm that they actually take place. There’s a group of people living in […]

Robots and lasers in space

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By Nick Heath, From TechRepublic Photos of tech headed to the cosmos The European Space Agency researches technologies that will allow humans to learn more about space and eventually explore new worlds. That research relies on cutting-edge advances in fields such as robotics, laser-based communications and 3D printing. Here’s what the agency and its partners […]