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2015-05-16 16:20:15

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, known as America Makes, are holding a new $2.25 million competition to

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2015-05-15 16:42:08

Hint: it's not easy being an astronaut.

2015-05-15 16:20:28

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has opened media accreditation for the New Horizons spacecraft's historic encounter with Pluto in mid-July.

2015-05-15 12:21:23

"MoonLIGHT" Lunar Laser Ranging Array Will Bring New Insights into General Relativity FRASCATI, Italy, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, Inc.

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2015-05-15 09:20:14

What happens to the body temperature of an astronaut when he or she is in space? An experiment designed to track temperature was designed, and it is already being used here on Earth to help other professions.

2015-05-13 23:05:45

United States’ space agency to provide Mars focused skills workshops and exhibit stations at Destination Imagination season ending event CHERRY HILL, N.J.

2015-05-13 20:20:36

RICHMOND, BC, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (

2015-05-13 16:29:00

Key Hire Adds Strengths in Integrated Marketing and Digital Strategy NEW YORK, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosetta,

2015-05-13 16:22:13

GREENBELT, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of his many inventions and patents developed in a 34-year career at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland,

2015-05-13 16:21:01

Spaceport America is Open for Business, Publishing its Five-Year Business Plan Today SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Spaceport America, the world's first purpose-built


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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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