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Heads up. After six-and-a-half years circling the Earth, China's first space station is predicted to re-enter the atmosphere in early April – give or take a week. The presently unmanned space laboratory Tiangong-1, which lost contact with mission control in 2016, is being tracked by space agencies around the world and is expected to break up over the Earth's surface somewhere between 42.7° No
Bigelow Aerospace has spun off a new commercial space company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO), which will act as the sales, operations, and customer service provider for the inflatable space stations that Bigelow Aerospace is developing. The fledgling company has few employees at the moment, but CEO Robert Bigelow expects BSO to employ up to 500 people when its first stations are launch
In one of the most remarkable handovers in the history of space exploration, the Trump administration has proposed handing the American commitment to the International Space Station (ISS) over to private enterprise. In a statement by acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot, the proposed US$19 billion NASA budget for Fiscal Year 2019 emphasizes a policy shift toward exploration missions tha
American firm The Miller Hull Partnership has completed a firehouse in the Pacific Northwest with large bi-fold glass doors that enable a quick exit for emergency trucks. Read more
Commercial traffic at the International Space Station (ISS) is going to get a bit more congested in a couple of years as Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) gets the green light from NASA for its Dream Chaser spacecraft to visit the orbital laboratory in late 2020. The Authority to Proceed notification opens the way for SNC's unmanned cargo ship to undertake its first mission under the space agen
the program layout for short circulation and open offices of yong ju lee architecture's 'myeonmok fire station' increases work efficiency and firefighters’ mobilization for emergency response. The post yong ju lee’s louvered fire station in korea suggests new identity for public buildings appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Students and faculty at the University of Miami's architecture school constructed a performance venue from a series of orange poles underneath the city's Brickell MetroRail station. Read more
atelier z+ hopes that the 'river viewing service station' can intensify its own features while serving the citizens in an easily approachable atmosphere so that the design can become a scenery amplifier.The post atelier z+’s prefab service station in shanghai explores link between design and scenery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the design was subject to strict conditions by the planners requiring the visual integrity, scale, structure and agricultural character of the original fruit packing station be retained.The post pH+ architects converts an apple packing station in the UK into a modern family home appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
California architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa has wrapped a Seattle transit facility in an undulated, blue aluminium screen that was influenced by a dance performance. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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