Space stories - Page 2
Game review: Chorus (PC/PS5)
Chorus is a narrative space shooter set in an interesting almost open world. The game centres around Nora, the pilot of an AI starship called Forsaken.
Microsoft partnership to explore how cloud, AI and machine learning can be used in space
Microsoft partners with Australian Institute for Machine Learning to explore advanced cloud computing, AI, computer vision and machine learning in space.
Game review: Space Invaders Invincible (Switch)
Nintendo Switch players get to experience one of the most influential video game series in history with Space Invaders Invincible.
Virgin Galactic completes first fully crewed spaceflight
Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity has successfully reached space in its fourth rocket-powered spaceflight, with Sir Richard Branson on board.
New Zealand and NASA partner up, allowing Aotearoa to grow space industry, minister says
New Zealand and NASA have partnered up under the multi-lateral Artemis Accords, in an effort to enhance space exploration efforts. .
Game review: Deliver Us The Moon (PC)
Dutch developer, KeokeN Interactive, invites players on a solitary lunar journey in their intriguing game, Deliver Us The Moon.
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
Microsoft is entering the private space exploration market with Azure Space, hiring a team of experts to build cloud capabilities for the space industry.
Govt funds research into solar tsunamis, decolonising algorithms and more
With $187 million in grants going to research across Aotearoa New Zealand, we look at a few of the tech-related projects that have been given funding.
Myriota cements North America presence through exactEarth deal
Myriota expands in N. America with exactEarth deal, gaining assets and opening Ontario office.
Virgin Galactic relocates SpaceShipTwo, moves closer to commercialisation
Virgin Galactic has relocated its SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity to Spaceport America in New Mexico, a key step towards commercial service.
Kacific satellite payload to take off on SpaceX launch
Its 56 high-throughput spot beams will place capacity over selected regions in South East Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
Aussie researchers to help NASA advance astronaut health
Aussie scientists join NASA to develop health sensors for space, heralding nanotech gains on Earth.
Boeing backs Virgin Galactic's missions to space
Boeing is throwing its weight – and its wallet – behind Sir Richard Branson’s spaceflight company Virgin Galactic.
Virgin Galactic steps closer to completing SpaceShipTwo
Virgin Galactic reaches milestone in manufacturing next spaceship, successfully mating fuselage, cabin, wing and tail booms.
HPE's Aitken supercomputer shoots for the moon
HPE's 'Aitken' supercomputer set to boost the Artemis moon missions with state-of-the-art simulations.
NZ Space Agency to track satellites launched from NZ
The tracking tool will have huge benefits for future commercial space activity – and for avoiding space debris.
Supermicro high-performance systems support exploration to distant galaxies
Super Micro Computer has announced breakthroughs in HPC applications, including scientific research and space exploration.
US 'Space Fence' tracked satellite breakup debris in real time
US Air Force's Space Fence detects Indian satellite debris, proving key for space safety amidst growing orbital litter.
$199m centre to boost Australia's space technologies
The Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics (SmartSat CRC) will be the cornerstone of space technologies.
NZ-Dutch startup to send $3.35 million into space
Investors will soon be sending $3.35 million into space – and helping Kiwi-Dutch startup Dawn Aerospace to make it happen.
These were the voyages of the Kepler space telescope
After nine years exploring deep space, NASA's spacecraft and telescope will now be another piece of historical space junk.
William Shatner opens Rocket Lab's latest NZ base
William Shatner launches Rocket Lab's Auckland site, aiming for weekly rocket production.
LeoLabs space-tracking tech is coming to Central Otago
Central Otago is going to become home to one of the first radars in the Southern Hemisphere to track small satellites and space debris.