Latest Space colonization Stories
The concept of a trip to the moon is becoming more of a reality over the years recently, and some lunar colony enthusiasts are actively trying to do whatever they can to speed up the process.
A new study from Penn State's Department of Geosciences suggests that the number of potentially habitable planets is greater than previously thought, and that some of those planets are likely to be found around nearby stars.
A new partnership was announced on Friday between DIYROCKETS and Sunglass to launch the world's first open source competition to create 3D printed rocket engines.
Astronomers may have made, for the first time, a direct observation of a planet forming inside a thick disc of gas and dust in a relatively nearby stellar system.
Dennis Tito, the first private space tourist and chairman of Inspiration Mars Foundation, is planning to open up opportunities for people to take a trip to Mars in a 501-day trip.
Mars colonization has been a topic of discussion for decades, especially since man landed on the moon in 1969. But just how far in the future is the first Mars colony?
Three-dimensional printing is growing rampantly and the European Space Agency has decided to utilize the up-and-coming technology to build a base on the moon using lunar soil.
The holy grail of planetary astronomy is the elusive Earth-like planet that scientists hope will show that life exists elsewhere in our galaxy. With a growing database of more than 2,000 planet candidates, researchers feel it is only a matter of time before a planet is found with the potential to sustain life.
Astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life have begun to consider exomoons, or those likely orbiting planets outside our solar system, and new research has found that they are just as likely to support life as exoplanets.
The Mars One project, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars in 2023, is now accepting applications. And all that is required at this stage is that the applicant be over the age of 18.
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 gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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