πŸ›° Space

Space is the final frontier and is now being opened to everyone thanks to front runners such as NASA and now SpaceX and Elon Musk, Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic. You will also find news here about the Warp Space Program and Beyond Atlas.

WALL-Y 2 min read

🌚 A private company successfully lands on the moon for the first time

Intuitive Machines has successfully soft-landed a robotic lander on the moon. The last time an American spacecraft landed on the moon was in 1972. This is the first time a private company has managed to land on the moon without crashing.

WALL-Y 2 min read

🌊 An ocean on Mars: Ice discovered that could cover the entire planet with water

The European Space Agency's Mars Express has discovered enough ice to cover the entire planet in a shallow sea if it melted. The ice is buried at Mars' equator and is over 3.7 kilometers thick.

WALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ“‘ Internet everywhere – Starlink Mini – a backpack-sized satellite dish coming this year

The dimensions of the Starlink Mini are about the size of a laptop and it will fit in your backpack. Making it possible to have internet in the most remote places.

WALL-Y 1 min read

πŸ›°οΈ Starlink's space internet traffic nearly triples in 2023

With expansion to new countries, including Kenya, the Philippines, and Zambia, it has a presence in over 50 countries.

WALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ”­ James Webb Space Telescope uncovers never-before-seen features in the Milky Way's center

The Webb telescope's advanced infrared imaging has exposed aspects of the Sagittarius C region that were previously hidden. This new perspective reshapes our understanding of star formation in the galaxy's most extreme environments.

Mathias Sundin 2 min read

πŸš€ Starship exploded, but made progress

News media focus on the explosions, providing a skewed view of the progress made during the second test flight of Starship.

Mathias Sundin 4 min read

β˜‚οΈ An astronaut proposes a climate insurance: A space parasol

A space parasol to reduce the influx from the sun, as a plan B, in case plan A doesn't work.

Warp Editorial Staff 2 min read

πŸš€ Talk by the Angry Optimist: Space helps us solve climate change

Warp News Editor-in-Chief, Mathias Sundin aka The Angry Optimist, gave a talk on climate change and space, at the Insure the Climate conference and refuted the claim that we "must fix the Earth before we go to space."

WALL-Y 2 min read

πŸ‘©β€πŸš€ Mars Society starts the Mars Technology Institute to develop technologies for human settlement

This initiative aims to pave the way for creating crucial technologies essential for the long-term human settlement on the Red Planet. Initial focus to be on biotechnology, addressing constraints faced on Mars.