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2011-12-14 04:33:07

For three days this week, a small part of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston will simulate a human mission to an asteroid. Reporters are invited to observe what the mission might entail.

Desert RATS Explore An Asteroid
2011-09-22 12:07:09

Earlier this month, European scientists linked up with astronauts roaming over the surface of an asteroid. Desert RATS, NASA’s realistic simulation of a future mission, this year included a European dimension for the first time.

2011-08-03 08:49:39

NASA is once again taking human space exploration to the Arizona desert in tests to simulate conditions on other worlds.

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2011-07-05 06:45:00

University of Wisconsin students topped two other university teams to win the 2011 NASA eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge, a competition to design and build a space habitat.

2011-07-01 10:51:00

HOUSTON, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Wisconsin students topped two other university teams to win the 2011 NASA eXploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge - a competition to design and build a space habitat.

2011-06-07 11:15:00

University students are helping NASA develop potential habitats for future space missions.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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