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With NASA's Kepler mission showing the potential to detect Earth-sized objects, habitable moons may soon become science fact.
Planetary scientist Francis Nimmo will outline the impact of ice dynamics on the habitability of the moons of Saturn and Jupiter on Tuesday, December 15, at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.
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A Seattle team has won a $900,000 prize in a NASA-supported competition to develop the concept of a space elevator.
NASAâ€™s Centennial Challenges program and the Spaceward Foundation kicked off the Space Elevator Games in the Mojave Desert on Wednesday.
NASA is funding 12 proposals from nine states to investigate questions about the effects of space radiation on human explorers.
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.
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.
Officials with NASA said they plan to spend $50 million of federal economic stimulus money to foster development of a commercial space service.
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...
- Growing in low tufty patches.
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