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russian moon colony
2014-05-11 05:02:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russia is reportedly planning to construct a manned colony on the moon by the year 2030, and could take the first steps towards establishing a base of operations on the lunar surface within the next two years. FoxNews.com, citing reports published Thursday by the Russian-language newspaper Izvestia, said that the nation plans to be prepared to send manned missions to orbit the moon by the year 2028. During the final stages of...

Jade Rabbit Moon Rover In Trouble
2014-01-27 05:13:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover experienced a "mechanical control abnormality," according to BBC China, and is currently in trouble. Xinhua news agency reports that the problems are due to the moon's "complicated lunar surface environment." In the first "soft" landing on the Moon since 1976, Jade Rabbit arrived in December 2013 as part of China's Chang'e-3 mission and was expected to operate around 3 months. Jade Rabbit, also...

Lunarcy Documentary Full Of Lunar Dreams
2013-03-15 22:48:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The concept of a trip to the moon is becoming more of a reality over the years recently, and some lunar colony enthusiasts are actively trying to do whatever they can to speed up the process. This is the subject matter of the very entertaining, and a little quirky, documentary "Lunarcy!" Christopher Carson is one of the stars of the show, complete with massive "chop" sideburns and a mustache that is on its way to rivaling Ron...

Open Source Contest Looks For DIY Rocket Engine Builders Using 3D Printing Technology
2013-03-09 06:34:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new partnership was announced on Friday between DIYROCKETS and Sunglass to launch the world's first open source competition to create 3D-printed rocket engines. The competition is set to kick off on March 9, when designers and space entrepreneurs will be creating open source rocket engines that could potentially help serve the growing market for small payload delivery into low Earth orbit. Inventor Dean Kamen and judges from...

2012-12-15 05:02:32

MOSI´s newest permanent exhibition, Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by a grant from NASA, provides guests the opportunity to experience NASA´s vision for living on worlds beyond Earth. Mission: Moonbase opens on Saturday, Dec. 15 and is included with MOSI admission. Tampa, Fla. (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 MOSI´s newest permanent exhibition, Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by a grant from NASA, provides guests the opportunity to experience NASA´s vision for living on...

Lunar Colonization Would Rely On LEDs
2012-09-03 12:10:04

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The lure of space colonization rides on the wings of Curiosity's viral success, and one writer says the key to having a permanent Moon base for NASA would be LED technology. Bruce Dorminey, a science journalist writing for Forbes, predicts that the space agency will need to rely on nuclear-powered state of the art LED to help sustain life on the lunar surface. "Here on earth, researchers still debate how best to make those possible,...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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