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August 24, 2013

Application Deadline for Martian Colony Nears

Martian wannabes dust off those resumes: The application deadline for a one-way mission to Mars is almost here. While the prospect is off-putting to many, it’s […]
August 23, 2013

NASA releases animation of mission to capture asteroid

TORONTO – Heading to an asteroid to mine for minerals may no longer be relegated to science fiction. NASA has created an asteroid mission concept that […]
August 23, 2013

'Iron Man' Exoskeleton Could Give Astronauts Superhuman Strength

Astronauts could one day get a power surge from hi-tech robotic suits, like real-life versions of “Iron Man” hero Tony Stark. That’s not to suggest that […]
August 22, 2013

NASA mothballed telescope gets new life as asteroid hunter

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. – NASA will reactivate a mothballed infrared space telescope for a three-year mission to search for potentially dangerous asteroids on a collision course with Earth, officials […]
August 21, 2013

New Astronaut Candidates Take Center Stage at the Johnson Space Center

America’s eight new astronaut candidates made their first appearance in front of the media today at  NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. “For more than 50 […]
August 21, 2013

Nasa sells shuttle launch platforms

Nasa is selling three huge mobile platforms used to launch the Apollo moon missions and the space shuttle – adding to the list of historic facilities and equipments it […]
August 20, 2013

Universe may not be expanding after all, new research suggests

New research rewrites history from the Big Bang onwards, says Roger Highfield Every now and again, cosmologists decide that the universe needs a rethink. For example, […]
August 19, 2013

NASA Awards Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser Additional Milestone Funding

Sparks, Nev.,– August 19, 2013 – Last week NASA announced that it has added additional milestones to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser® Space Act Agreement (SAA) under the Commercial […]
August 19, 2013

NASA's Twin Astronauts Volunteer as Guinea Pigs for Space Science

NASA’s only set of identical twin astronauts will have scientists seeing double in 2015 … literally. As Scott Kelly flies in space on ayear-long mission aboard the […]