NASA-funded study says humans could build base on Moon in 10 years

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 July 2015

Following the 46th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, a new NASA-funded study claims that humans can build a Moon-base within a decade. FULL STORY >


Mars Rover crosses marathon mark

By Staff Writer 25 March 2015

It might have taken over 11 years, but Nasa’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is finally celebrating completing a modern marathon on Mars. FULL STORY >


Mission possible: The Dawn Mission

By Linda Pretorius 16 March 2015

As the Dawn probe cruises into orbit around Ceres early this month, we stand amazed at the feats of another long-term space mission. Here’s what the hype is about. FULL STORY >


Geek News Highlights - The Bumper Geek Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 February 2015

This week's Highlights is full to the gills with all manner of Geeky goodness. Cryptic concept art for X-Men: Apocalypse debuts, NASA captures interstellar soundscapes and more death comes to Game of Thrones. FULL STORY >


Geek News Highlights - The Return on Investment Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 27 August 2014

This week's Geek News Highlights proves that good things come to those who wait, with an original issue of Action Comics #1 from 1938 selling for $3.2 million, Humble Bundle offering up more exclusives and NASA discovering water clouds on... FULL STORY >


Geek News Highlights - The Dumb, the Smart and the Stylish Edition

By Staff Writer 12 June 2014

This week's Geek News has something for everybody with details on the new Dumb and Dumber To film, Noir-filled trailer for Sin City: A Dame To Kill For and Nike Football's animated video for the 2014 Fifa World Cup. FULL STORY >


Geek News Highlights - Summer Blockbuster Edition

By Staff Writer 22 May 2014

This week's Geek News focuses on all the big budget blockbusters set to hit screens in the comings months including Transformers: Age of Extinction, Guardians of the Galaxy, as well as the official title and logo of Zack Snyder's Batman vs.... FULL STORY >


NASA greenlights crowdsourced Z-2 Spacesuit design

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 5 May 2014

NASA recently got the public to vote on a series of futuristic spacesuit designs. After the tally, the glow-in-the-dark Z-2 ranked first and is now entering development. FULL STORY >


Mars rover lands successfully

By Ryan Noik 6 August 2012

In an achievement worthy of celebration and excitement, amid a daring landing procedure, NASA's Curiosity Rover has successfully touched down on Mars. FULL STORY >


SpaceX launch success heralds dawn of a new era

By Ryan Noik 23 May 2012

In an auspicious occasion for private space flight, this week Space Exploration Technologies SpaceX took a small step that may well prove to be a giant leap for commercial space travel. FULL STORY >


Final Space Shuttle launch today

By Johan Keyter 8 July 2011

The world watches as shuttle Atlantis prepares to blast into space to mark the end of the iconic space shuttle program. FULL STORY >


Total number of known stars in the universe triples

By Johan Keyter 3 December 2010

Remarkable recent findings from the W. M. Keck Observatory show that the universe contains much more stars than previously thought. FULL STORY >


Goodyear and NASA honoured

By Christo Myburgh 18 November 2010

NASA and Goodyear receive an R&D 100 Award, a so called" Oscars of Innovation", for their spring loaded tyre. FULL STORY >


NASA partnership sends Earth science data to Africa

By Staff Writer 6 October 2010

A unique partnership between NASA and agencies in Africa and Europe has sent more than 30 terabytes of free Earth science satellite data to South African researchers. FULL STORY >


NASA Robonaut 2

By Johan Keyter 3 August 2010

NASA is sending their most advanced humanoid robot to space and at the same time is allowing Twitter users to ask it some questions. FULL STORY >

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