Astronauts travelling to and from the International Space Station aboard Boeing's new CST-100 Starliner may be wearing Reeboks – and no, we're not talking about tennis shoes. The footwear manufacturer has announced that it teamed up with space suit manufacturer David Clark Company, to create a boot for use in the spacecraft... Continue Reading New spacesuit features boots by Reebok
Scientists had thought our Moon to be mostly free of water up until around a decade ago. However, studies are starting to trickle in that suggest our satellite may be much wetter than we realized. The latest example has drawn on satellite data to uncover volcanic deposits spread out across its surface that contain surprising amounts of trapped water... Continue Reading Just how wet is the Moon's interior?
Valuable as 3D printers are proving to be for tasks such as prototyping, the objects that they create still tend to not be as strong as their traditionally-constructed counterparts. That's because printed objects are made up of individual layers of material, as opposed to one solid chunk. Thanks to research being conducted at Texas A&M University, however, 3D-printed items can now be made that are reportedly 275 percent stronger than would otherwise be possible... Continue Reading Microwaves and nanotubes make for stronger 3D-printed objects