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2015-05-21 20:20:24

HOUSTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) will fund 24 proposals to help investigate questions

2015-05-21 16:24:26

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada have renewed a partnership agreement to continue critical research in the area of aircraft

2015-05-21 16:24:18

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA announced Thursday two opportunities for public-private partnerships to achieve the agency's goals of expanding capabilities and opportunities

2015-05-21 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 12:42 p.m.

bear sized aliens
2015-05-21 13:55:02

One scientist theorizes that aliens will be the size of bears, weighing in at around 700 pounds. Let's hope we don't go to war with this alien race...

2015-05-21 12:21:34

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking proposals from universities for early stage technology development that will support the agency's long-term plans for human

2015-05-21 12:21:15

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for U.S.

2015-05-21 12:20:56

BELIZE CITY, Belize, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The directors and management of N1 Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: NTCHF) announced today that the company will partially spin-off it's

X-37B
2015-05-21 10:09:47

Yesterday marks the 4th launch of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, or OTV. An Atlas V rocket developed by Lockheed Martin carried the craft into orbit at 11:05 a.m. EDT (1505 GMT) from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

2015-05-20 16:23:57

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for the June 26 launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station


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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...

Reptilians
2013-09-05 08:02:45

Reptilians are depicted as reptile humanoid creatures that are used in science fiction, ufology, and in conspiracy theories. Sometimes reptilians are also called reptoids, reptiloids, or draconians. One of the first alleged contacts with a reptilian occurred in 1967 in Ashland, Nebraska. Police officer Herbert Schirmer claimed to have been abducted and taken aboard a UFO by reptile-like humanoids that had a winged serpent emblem on the left side of their chests. David Icke, a British...

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...

Stephanie Wilson
2012-10-29 14:17:00

Stephanie Wilson is an American engineer, a NASA astronaut, and the second African American woman to go into space. She was born Stephanie Diana Wilson on September 27, 1966 in Boston, Massachusetts. An astronomy professor she interviewed during middle school became her first inspiration to pursue a career in space. She graduated from Taconic High School in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1984, and then attended Harvard University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering...

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