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January 24, 2019

Changing How We Build Satellites Could Do More Than Reduce Space Junk

“Space is for everyone” is a popular saying, but it rarely holds true — partly because space is expensive, and partly because certain countries have decades of […]
July 23, 2018

Do Astronauts Have Rights While in Space?

The fascinating worlds of science and exploration always seem to leave legal challenges and expansions in their wake. As we reach out to the stars, space […]
January 3, 2018

Sorry sci-fi fans, real wars in space not the stuff of Hollywood

Non‐kinetic attacks like jamming and interference are occurring more often. They are cheaper and easier to pull off than full-on kinetic destruction of satellites. WASHINGTON — […]
March 22, 2016

This Robot Can Explore The Deep Seas For Half A Year At A Time

Unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs) have been a staple of sea exploration for years now, yet they’ve always had a limitation: They’ve needed constant support from a […]
February 10, 2014

NASA is now accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moonfor valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals. Initial proposals […]
November 21, 2013

Want to help defend the world from asteroids?

There are about 1 million near-Earth asteroids that are large enough to substantially damage or destroy a major city as evidenced by the explosion over Chelyabinsk, […]