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First Private Space Flight To ISS Scheduled for February
2011-12-10 04:54:31

In February, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will become the first private company ever to launch an unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA announced on Friday.

Astronomers Launch Online Database Of Habitable Planets
2011-12-06 05:02:07

Only 15 planets and 30 moons could potentially support alien life, according to a new online catalog of habitable planets launched by astronomers on Monday.

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2011-12-05 21:30:56

The Habitable Exoplanets Catalog database suggests over 15 exoplanets and 30 exomoons as potential habitable candidates.

Tiny Worms Could Hold Key To Living In Space
2011-11-30 09:14:58

Microscopic worms similar in biological makeup to human beings have returned from a successful space mission, proving for the first time that worms can survive in space.

First System For Assessing The Odds Of Alien Life Proposed
2011-11-21 09:11:24

For much of the scientific community, the search for alien life has long been dominated by the notion that our own planet serves as the best model of conditions best suited to the emergence of life on other worlds.

NASA May Develop Fueling Station In Space
2011-10-24 11:29:11

The New York Times reported on Saturday that NASA is considering plans to place fuel stations in space for spacecraft to fill back up before heading to the moon or Mars.

Russian Wants To Build Colony On The Moon
2011-10-19 10:38:57

A Russian cosmonaut said on Tuesday that it may be setting up a colony in volcanic tunnels on the moon.


Latest Space colonization Reference Libraries

Ad Astra
2012-05-07 07:06:15

Ad Astra is a quarterly-published journal of the National Space Society (NSS). The name “ad astra” means “to the stars.” The journal was established following the merger of the L5 Society and the National Space Institute, which formed the NSS in 1987. The NSS is a non-profit aerospace advocacy and educational institution based in Washington DC. On November 28, 2007, the NSS announced MM Publishing Inc. as the newest publisher of Ad Astra. MM Publishing officially took on the role...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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