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Asteroid Redirect Mission
2014-10-03 03:00:32

To meet NASA's goal of sending humans to Mars, the agency plans to test a number of new spaceflight capabilities in the 2020s through an innovative mission to redirect an asteroid to orbit the moon and send humans to explore it.

2014-08-07 08:20:32

MUMBAI, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The space Industry today plays an important role in China's comprehensive development strategy.

2014-07-31 12:22:08

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is pleased to announce that Eric Stallmer has been named as its next President.

2014-04-28 12:21:54

As part of NASA's continuing effort to open low-Earth orbit to commercial space opportunities, the agency is seeking feedback on ways it can help create greater access to and use of the International Space Station for research and commercial activities.

Ethics Guidelines Issued For Health Standards On NASA's Next Generation Of Risky Missions
2014-04-03 03:02:08

Health and ethics experts issue principles and guidelines to aid NASA in decision-making for longer, higher risk human spaceflights.

NASA Achieved Major Programmatic Milestone For Spaceport Of The Future
2014-03-26 20:20:13

NASA achieved a major milestone this month in its effort to transform the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida into a multi-user spaceport by successfully completing the initial design and technology development phase for the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) Program.

2014-03-26 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five teams of high school student engineers have made it to the final round in a competition to build and test designs for radiation shields for

Thyroid Cancer Cells Less Aggressive In Space
2014-01-30 14:34:41

New research has found that thyroid cancer cells are less aggressive in space than on Earth.

2014-01-09 20:20:06

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at a global space exploration forum Thursday, John P.


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History Of Space Exploration
2013-10-06 08:29:34

Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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