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Beanstalk-like `space elevators` come closer to reality

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:12

Researchers suggest that a space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit.

Beanstalk-like `space elevator` could soon be a reality

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:03

Researchers suggest that a space elevator consisting of an Earth-anchored tether that extends 62,000 miles into space could eventually provide routine, safe, inexpensive and quiet access to orbit.

Space-faring nations lay groundwork for human, robotic exploration

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 10:10

Officials from 32 of the world`s space-faring nations concluded a trio of summits on Friday to tackle expanding participation in the International Space Station and planning for eventual human expeditions to Mars.

Space weather `implicated` for satellite failures

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:26

Scientists suspect that space weather may be the culprit behind some satellite failures.