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2014-04-10 04:44:34

New research appearing in the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering could solve an age-old problem associated with space travel: what to do with all of the astronaut pee produced during interstellar travel?

Looking Back At 17th Century Scientist’s Idea Of Space Travel
2014-01-10 14:03:42

In 1640, John Wilkins was the first to speculate on space travel by considering the problems of traveling to the Moon, such as overcoming the gravitational pull of the Earth, the coldness of space and what astronauts would eat during their journey.

SpaceX Finally Finds Success With Tuesday's Launch
2012-05-22 03:06:18

The Dragon capsule began its journey towards the International Space Station at 3:44am Tuesday morning, lifting off from Cape Canaveral after having been delayed for weeks from its originally planned departure.

2011-06-22 05:50:00

NASA Commander and Navy Captain Mark Kelly announced his retirement from the military and space travel on Tuesday, saying he will focus on his recovering wife, Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.

2010-02-01 11:25:00

US President Barack Obama, on Monday, announced new budget plans that will cut spending to NASA’s moon program while jump-starting new advances in technologies for future human space exploration of Mars and beyond.

2008-07-16 15:00:24

NASA has Houston. Benjamin Higginbotham has Eden Prairie. What, you've never heard of it? The southwest suburb of Minneapolis serves as ground control for his SpaceVidcast, a daily Internet show about space travel.

2007-12-19 07:00:11

Measures to protect astronauts from health risks caused by space radiation will be important during extended missions to the moon or Mars, say researchers in a paper currently online in Experimental Neurology.

2006-07-30 17:50:00

They are celestial missionaries of sorts: professionals with a wild side, celebrities with money to burn and semi-retirees with a hankering for one last thrill. What they share is a desire to float weightless for a mere five minutes.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.