Space travel

07.21.15
ICYMI: Tech for rhinos, smarter spacecraft design and more
07.21.15

ICYMI: Tech for rhinos, smarter spacecraft design and more

Small cameras are being implanted in endangered rhino's horns, An aerospace company design would power a spacecraft with microwave emitters and 4D rides are coming for your couch!

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08.04.14
SpaceX's new rocket facility officially lands in Brownsville, Texas
08.04.14

SpaceX's new rocket facility officially lands in Brownsville, Texas

SpaceX made clear that it was going to put a launch facility in Texas before long, and today we've...

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12.02.13
China launches Jade Rabbit rover, kicks off Chang'e 3 moon mission
12.02.13

China launches Jade Rabbit rover, kicks off Chang'e 3 moon mission

China began stage one of its Chang'e 3 mission yesterday afternoon by launching a Long March 3B ro...

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12.04.12
Voyager 1 reaches 'magnetic highway,' gets a taste of interstellar space
12.04.12

Voyager 1 reaches 'magnetic highway,' gets a taste of interstellar space

We're trying, with all our might, to avoid mention of final frontiers. Really we are. But, NASA's...

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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...

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10.07.12
US and Russian space agencies to launch first year-long mission on the ISS
10.07.12

US and Russian space agencies to launch first year-long mission on the ISS

If you thought that year out around Europe was an eye opener, how about 12 months on the Internati...

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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...

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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...

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09.21.12
SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight
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SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight

SpaceX just put a date on when private space travel becomes a seemingly everyday affair: October 7th...

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