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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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Beyond The Spheres

Space Voices, what we can’t here, what we can’t see. Beyond The Spheres is a marriage of Art and Science. This work utilizes radio…


Freeman Dyson On Space Travel (“Grow Fur If You Want To Live On Mars”)

Freeman Dyson is a world-renowned theoretical physicist and mathematician who helped found electro dynamics and coined the term “Dyson Sphere.” He has spent most…


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The First Human to Step on Mars is Alive Today

The Orion spacecraft was successfully launched aboard a DeltaIV Heavy rocket today, December 5, 2014.  The operation is described as “nearly flawless.” The craft settled…


Meteor Leaves 40-Foot Crater Near Managua’s Airport

  There was an unexpected crash landing near the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital over the weekend, but luckily no one was hurt:…


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Black Holes Grow Fractal

Feeding black holes develop a fractal skin as they grow. That’s the conclusion of simulations that take advantage of a correlation between fluid dynamics…


Two 30-centimetre-long Earth-observing CubeSats were released from the International Space Station in February. Photo: Nature Magazine.

Cube Satellites prove their scientific power

In the hands of America’s brightest undergraduates, cube satellites; milk carton-sized space instruments have found room on recent launches to demonstrate their unique strengths….


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Tiny Satellites That Could Have Found the Plane Within Hours

A company called Planet Labs is in the process of activating a squadron of tiny satellites that they released from the International Space Station…