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Researchers have discovered a new, roughly Earth-sized planet that they believe could sustain life.
Researchers are demonstrating that plants from Earth could be grown without soil on the moon or Mars, setting the table for astronauts who would find potatoes, peanuts, tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables awaiting their arrival.
British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has issued a dire warning for the people of Earth--find a way to survive in outer space in the next 100 years, or face extinction.
NASA announced three new Centennial Challenges Tuesday, with an overall prize purse of $5 million.
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the National Space Organization (NSPO) have signed contract for the launch of NSPO's Earth Observation Satellite, Formosat-5.
Weird orbits of neighbors can make 'habitable' planets not so habitable.
Equipping the space station with a centrifuge would give scientists a valuable opportunity to test whether the device can offset some of the negative side effects of zero gravity.
May 27th-May 31st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the "final frontier" gather each year.
MINDEN, Nev., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifeboat Foundation's 2009 Guardian Award has been given to Peter de Jager on the tenth anniversary of Y2K, which he helped avert.
With NASA's Kepler mission showing the potential to detect Earth-sized objects, habitable moons may soon become science fact.
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...
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...
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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