Spaceexploration

04.18.13
NASA's Kepler discovers three potentially habitable planets
04.18.13

NASA's Kepler discovers three potentially habitable planets

NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three "super-Earth-size" exoplanets that are close enough t...

By M. Hearn,   04.18.13
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04.18.13
Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future
04.18.13

Electron showers could create the nano-spacesuit of the future

Historically, whenever man or beast's been bombarded with massive amounts of radiation the results...

By J. Volpe,   04.18.13
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11.17.12
Curiosity rover finds radiation levels on Mars are safe for humans
11.17.12

Curiosity rover finds radiation levels on Mars are safe for humans

It's been three months since NASA's Curiosity rover set foot wheels down on Martian terrain, and n...

By A. Santos,   11.17.12
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11.02.12
Visualized: Curiosity rover's self-portrait
11.02.12

Visualized: Curiosity rover's self-portrait

No, Disney isn't working on Wall-E the live action movie. Pictured above is a self-portrait of NAS...

By M. Hearn,   11.02.12
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10.27.12
9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are
10.27.12

9-gigapixel image of the Milky Way reminds us just how small we truly are

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this just leaves us speechless. Pictured above i...

By M. Hearn,   10.27.12
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10.12.12
NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth
10.12.12

NASA and IHMC building X1 exoskeleton to give us a lift, keep us fit in space and on Earth

It's hard to deny the appeal of a space-bound robot like NASA's Robonaut 2, fears of subversion no...

By J. Fingas,   10.12.12
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10.06.12
Space Shuttle Atlantis hands-on: a look inside (video)
10.06.12

Space Shuttle Atlantis hands-on: a look inside (video)

Space Shuttles Discovery, Endeavour and Enterprise have all left Kennedy Space Center for new home...

By A. Santos,   10.06.12
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10.03.12
NASA's Curiosity rover checks in on Foursquare, gives Mars its first mayor
10.03.12

NASA's Curiosity rover checks in on Foursquare, gives Mars its first mayor

Yes, seriously. NASA announced on Wednesday that its Curiosity rover had "checked in" on Mars via...

By M. Hearn,   10.03.12
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09.28.12
NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow
09.28.12

NASA's Curiosity rover finds ancient streambed on Mars, evidence of 'vigorous' water flow

Curiosity may have spent a while limbering up for the mission ahead, but now it's found evidence o...

By A. Santos,   09.28.12
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