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What if humans could occupy the Moon just 100 years after our first visit there in 1969? Could the Moon become an independent, self-sustaining, and sovereign state? If so, why not begin designing such a world now?
For the chance to watch the sun rise over Olympus Mons, or maybe take a stroll across the vast plains of the Vastitas Borealis, would you sign on for a one-way flight to Mars?
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.
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...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
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