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After Math: Keep pace in the space race

If the radiation doesn't kill you, the off-world potatoes just might.

Andrew Tarantola
Andrew Tarantola|@terrortola|March 12, 2017 11:00 AM

It's been a productive week for those of us trying to get the hell off this crazy planet. NASA showed off a radiation-proof flight vest for interplanetary astronauts while Blue Origin debuted its latest rocket engine and previewed its upcoming New Glenn spacecraft. We also take a look at a solar farm visible from the ISS and examine just how badly the Trump regime is gutting NASA's Earth Science programs. Numbers, because how else will we know when it's time to blast off?

Gallery: After Math: March 12th, 2017 | 7 Photos

  • Pretty much all of it
  • 300 joules
  • 2,400 kN
  • 4.2 million years
  • 5 years
  • 850 megawatts
  • Matt Damon
After Math: Keep pace in the space race