Air & Space

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Space Investor Steve Jurvetson and “The Martian” Author Andy Weir Mind-Meld Over Mars

Raw Science interviews New York Times best-selling author Andy Weir (“The Martian”) and space investor Steve Jurvetson inside Steve’s office at Draper Fisher Jurvetson,…


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LightSail Panel Discussion with Screening of The Looking Planet!

Celebrate the launch of LightSail!   June 10, 2015  7:00 – 9:30pm Cross Campus Pasadena The Planetary Society will present a special conversation about LightSail…


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Infographic: What is in the Ocean of Air Above Earth?

Explore the Earth’s atmosphere up to 120,000 miles Source – WorldScienceFestival.com by Erica Rowell  Artist: Julie Rossman Graphic artist Julie Rossman has created an…


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Northrop Grumman & Caltech Team Up for Space Based Solar Power

Northrop Grumman Provides $17.5M To Caltech For Space Power Effort Source – SoCal Tech  Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide up to $17.5M to Caltech in…


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Arthur C. Clarke’s Vision of Laser Communication Comes to Life: Part 2

The world’s first commercial laser-based satellite network is underway with Optus Satellite and UK-based company, Laser Light Global Source – www.cio.com.au, Bonny Gardiner Optus…


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Visualize Asteroids in 3D for Space Mining Prospects

Ready to see the solar system from a different perspective than ever before? See Asterank in 3D. Source – Chrome Experiments Lots of attention is…


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The Most Awesome, Deadpan Interview on Space Travel Evah

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly discusses his upcoming year in space as well as the realities of future missions to Mars and long term space…


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Is Biology the new Apollo Moment? Astro Twin For 1 Yr in Space

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will launch to the ISS, beginning a one-year mission in space. Source – NASA On Friday March 27, 2015…


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Mining the asteroids: Who Decides?

Mining The Asteroids: Who Decides? by Donald Goldsmith Our civilization—and presumably any civilization with a technological capacity at least as advanced as ours—runs on…