Andy Lound

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon'

SpaceX have announced that they will fly two tourists around the moon in 2018

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are amazing'

Seven planets which are close to the size of earth have been discovered around a small star 39 light years away, three of them could possibly sustain life

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

SpaceX explosion: 'This has failed on a ground test which is quite remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

SpaceX explosion: 'It failed on a ground test, which is remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

The UK Planetary Society says it's remarkable the SpaceX rocket launch failed

A Falcon 9 rocket exploded at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a prelaunch test, destroying an Amos-6 communications satellite

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The film Armageddon could be coming true...as there are plans to mine on asteroids!

Armageddon out of here: Hollywood fiction to become fact, with gold-mining planned for asteroids

Armageddon out of here: gold-mining planned for asteroids as life imitates movie

In what sounds like a Hollywood remake, US firm Deep Space Industries have announced plans to start mining for precious metals in space. Astronomer Andy Lound tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the idea is not as far-fetched as it appears…