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October 11, 2016

HOW THE NOISE OF BIG ROCKETS BREAKS APART BUILDINGS

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally prepared for what it would be […]
October 10, 2016

Astronauts on long-haul space flights risk getting 'space brains'

Astronauts flying to Mars are in danger of long-term brain damage and dementia from the onslaught of radiation in galactic cosmic rays, according to a new […]
October 9, 2016

NASA SENT A DRONE OUT TO TRACK HURRICANE MATTHEW

GOING WHERE NO SATELLITE CAN SEE The RQ-4 Global Hawk is built for watching disasters unfold. The high-altitude, long endurance drone can fly for over 34 […]
October 7, 2016

Blue Origin validated the new space movement

With both Musk and Bezos now flying robust launch vehicles, new space becomes real. On Wednesday morning Blue Origin did something no other company, or country, […]
October 6, 2016

NASA’s Astronaut Twin Brothers’ Seven Steps For Reaching Huge Goals

Take it from Scott and Mark Kelly, two guys who know the real meaning of “moonshot.” “As kids, we did not do well in school. We […]
October 5, 2016

Watch Blue Origin Crash a Rocket In the Name of Safety

Blue Origin is about to take the next leap towards launching humans into space: making sure they don’t die if things go wrong In what could […]
October 4, 2016

WHAT IT'S LIKE TO SPACEWALK FOR THE FIRST TIME

AN EXCERPT FROM SPACEMAN, A MEMOIR BY ASTRONAUT MIKE MASSIMINO Mike Massimino desperately wanted to become an astronaut from the moment when, as a boy, he […]
October 3, 2016

THIS ROCKET FAILED TO PUT SOVIETS ON THE MOON

It was so cold on February 20, 1969, that the launch was delayed; even the biggest of all Soviet rockets wasn’t immune to the frigid winters […]
October 2, 2016

How would sex work in space?

It’s more complicated than you might think Elon Musk doesn’t want to simply send humans to Mars. The SpaceX CEO has bigger ambitions. He wants us […]