LISA Pathfinder – in space to feel gravity

ESA are about to release two golden cubes inside the LISA Pathfinder spacecraft, preparing for a multi-million kilometre space experiment. We explore how the motion of these cubes can open up for a whole new world of observations using gravitational waves – where energy is moving through space as ripples in it, and not as light.

The Aldrin-Purdue Project, Mission to Mars

Back in October, I seized the opportunity, along with TFS member Marius Berge Eide, to attend the International Astronautical Congress. The 66th edition, hosted in Jerusalem, gathered more than 2000 people from the space world for a week of symposia and various events...