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09.12.15
ICYMI: Drawing in VR, new space plane and more
09.12.15

ICYMI: Drawing in VR, new space plane and more

Get all caught up on the week that was with In Case You Missed It.

By K. Davis,   09.12.15
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03.11.15
Watch NASA test its most powerful booster rocket ever
03.11.15

Watch NASA test its most powerful booster rocket ever

We know: The progress toward NASA using the SLS (or Space Launch System if you aren't into the who...

By T. Seppala,   03.11.15
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02.09.15
Here's why people are volunteering for a one-way trip to Mars
02.09.15

Here's why people are volunteering for a one-way trip to Mars

If you've heard about the Mars One mission, you've probably had one overriding question: what the...

By J. Fingas,   02.09.15
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11.11.14
'Interstellar' makes the case for humanity's return to space
11.11.14

'Interstellar' makes the case for humanity's return to space

Interstellar achieves a rare feat for a blockbuster. Like the best science fiction, it manages to...

By D. Hardawar,   11.11.14
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10.25.14
Investigating the science in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'
10.25.14

Investigating the science in Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

Even the most well respected filmmakers have been known to bend the truth a bit when it comes to d...

By T. Seppala,   10.25.14
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08.01.14
NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel
08.01.14

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

As with airplanes and many other self-powered machines, the fuel a shuttle engine requires can we...

By Z. Honig,   08.01.14
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07.19.14
NASA says lunar caves could provide living spaces for future astronauts
07.19.14

NASA says lunar caves could provide living spaces for future astronauts

It turns out that the Moon could be habitable. Sort of. NASA writes that some of the holes in our...

By T. Seppala,   07.19.14
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07.09.14
Methane-powered rocket wants to conquer space on the cheap
07.09.14

Methane-powered rocket wants to conquer space on the cheap

It seems like most things come in threes: celebrity deaths, game console makers and, well, apparen...

By T. Seppala,   07.09.14
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06.05.14
Study: NASA can't afford a trip to Mars, but deserves the cash to do it
06.05.14

Study: NASA can't afford a trip to Mars, but deserves the cash to do it

It's no secret that NASA's long-term goal is to get people to Mars. But how realistic is that obje...

By J. Fingas,   06.05.14
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