A new documentary highlights the visionary behind space settlement

Enlarge / Physicist Gerry O’Neill popularized the notion of space settlement. A new movie brings to life the legacy of a physicist who has played an influential—but largely unheralded—role in shaping the vision of space settlement. The documentary The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill takes its name from the 1977 book The High Frontier: Human Colonies […]

Voyagers explores complexities of coming of age in space

Tye Sheridan and Lily-Rose Depp star in director Neil Burger’s science fiction film, Voyagers. A crew of young people on a lifelong expedition to colonize a distant planet grow frustrated with their rigidly controlled existence and begin to rebel, putting the mission at risk, in Voyagers. Director Neil Burger’s (Limitless) new film is part classic space epic, part mystery, and part […]

NASA's Mars helicopter, Ingenuity, could change space exploration forever – CNET

Ingenuity takes flight on Mars in this NASA animation. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s wheeled rovers have revealed an incredible amount about Mars. From learning about the planet’s wet history and discovering the chemistry of its soil, to the puzzling presence of methane in its atmosphere, the rolling robots have been indispensable in painting a picture of one of Earth’s closest neighbors. They […]