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2009-11-08 06:25:00

A Seattle team has won a $900,000 prize in a NASA-supported competition to develop the concept of a space elevator.

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2009-11-04 13:04:35

NASA’s Centennial Challenges program and the Spaceward Foundation kicked off the Space Elevator Games in the Mojave Desert on Wednesday.

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2009-10-28 06:28:03

NASA is funding 12 proposals from nine states to investigate questions about the effects of space radiation on human explorers.

2009-10-22 06:48:58

NASA has chosen 18 proposals from universities around the country to receive up to $70,000 for Phase One of the NASA Ralph Steckler Space Grant Colonization Research and Technology Development Opportunity.

2009-09-30 10:55:00

Scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico say they have been attempting to create lunar homes made out of simulated moon dirt.

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2009-08-10 15:04:24

Officials with NASA said they plan to spend $50 million of federal economic stimulus money to foster development of a commercial space service.

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2009-07-30 06:00:00

According to a presidential panel, the US government should allow private firms to handle the business of launching cargo and people into Earth’s orbit.

2009-06-23 09:20:00

Borders to host in-store Space Camp kids event July 25; recommends great space-inspired reads for kids, adults ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of man's first steps on the Moon, Borders(R) has teamed with Astronomy magazine and Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex for the "Train Like an Astronaut" Sweepstakes.

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2009-06-10 13:10:00

As astronomers gaze toward nearby planetary systems in search of life, they are focusing their attention on each system's habitable zone, where heat radiated from the star is just right to keep a planet's water in liquid form.


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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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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