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December 22, 2015

Launch, Landing and Inspiration

Watching last night’s launch and landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stirred up many thoughts and emotions inside of me. Obviously, watching a rocket blast off […]
December 21, 2015

NASA Lays Groundwork for Sending Humans to Mars

Scientists and engineers gathered together to figure out what would make a good Martian landing site and what hurdles they’ll have to overcome for a 2035 […]
December 20, 2015

More People, More Problems: Overpopulation and the Importance of Space Research

7.3 billion is a hard number to really comprehend. It’s approximately the number of seconds that go by over the course of 231 years. It’s twice […]
December 19, 2015

Who’s Out There—NASA’s Astrobiology

On September 29, NASA described its astrobiology program to a Congressional House Committee, emphasizing its need for a joint effort from varied academic disciplines and the […]
December 19, 2015

Astronaut Tim Peake: Life in space is 'absolutely spectacular'

UK astronaut Tim Peake says his first three days in space have been better than he imagined. Speaking from the International Space Station, he said life […]
December 18, 2015

Dark Energy

The universe, one of the most elusive entities known to the human mind, is primarily composed of what we don’t know, what we can’t see, and […]
December 17, 2015

NASA’s Tech Was Repurposed in Some Strange Ways This Year

NASA has a long history of seeing its technology turned around after spaceflight for some more earthbound purposes. (Enjoy that scratch-resistant coating on your glasses? Well, […]
December 17, 2015

5 Outta-This-World Room Ideas

Going to space isn’t exactly the easiest process – or the least expensive. But these DIY room ideas provide a truly out of this world experience […]
December 16, 2015

Artificial Morality?

If watching sci-fi has taught us anything, it is beware of intelligent robots. From Terminator to Star Wars, when robots become aware humans are in trouble. […]