Science

Want To Pretend To Live On Mars? This May Be Your Mission

August 20, 2021

Would you be able to live on Mars for a year? Or, at the very least, could you play along? NASA is looking for four individuals to live in a 1,700-square-foot habitat at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, that was built using a 3D printer to mimic a year on Mars. Applications to […]

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Supplies For The Space Station Were Launched With Pizza Delivery For 7 People

August 11, 2021

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Pizza delivery for 7 people is included in Northrop Grumman’s newest space station. The Cygnus cargo ship of the firm sped away from Virginia’s eastern shore on Tuesday. On Thursday, it is expected to reach the International Space Station. Fresh apples, tomatoes, and kiwis are among the 8,200-pound (3,700-kilogram) shipment’s contents, […]

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Images Show Chinese Rover On The Dusty, Stony Surface Of Mars

June 11, 2021

The dusty, stony Martian terrain, as well as a Chinese Rover and lander flying little national flags, were seen in photographs taken by the rover on the red planet and released on Friday. The four images supplied by the China National Space Administration also show the Zhurong rover’s upper stage and the view from the […]

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Space Junk Damages International Space Station Robotic Arm

June 1, 2021

According to NASA and the Canadian Space Agency, a piece of space junk smashed into the International Space Station, damaging the orbiting lab’s robotic arm. During a routine inspection on May 12, a puncture in the arm’s protective thermal covering was discovered, but the nearly 60-foot robotic appendage is still operational, according to Canadian Space […]

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The Spectacles And Wheelchair Of Professor Stephen Hawking Will Be On Exhibit At Science Museum In London

May 28, 2021

Two UK cultural organizations have purchased a collection of Professor Stephen Hawking’s personal items and documents, which will serve as a time capsule of his life and work. It is the result of a collaboration between the government, the Science Museum Group, and the Cambridge University Library. The entirety of his office will be conserved […]

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GM, Lockheed Martin Developing A Next-Generation Lunar Rover

May 26, 2021

General Motors and the aerospace firm Lockheed Martin are teaming up to develop a next-generation lunar rover that NASA astronauts could use on future missions to explore the moon, the two companies announced Wednesday. The proposed spacecraft is intended to form part of the businesses’ pitch for a contract under NASA’s Artemis program, which seeks […]

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Virgin Galactic Rocket Ship Ascends From New Mexico

May 23, 2021

SANTA FE, New Mexico — Virgin Galactic Rocket operated a manned shuttle from New Mexico to the edge of space for the first time on Saturday, as the organization moves closer to delivering passenger trips to the edge of the Earth’s atmosphere. The VSS Unity exploded its rocket high over the desert in a cloudless […]

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China’s Mars Rover Touches The Ground On The Red Planet

May 23, 2021

BEIJING — China’s Mars rover has powered down from its landing platform and is now roaming the red planet’s surface, according to the Chinese space agency. The solar-powered rover landed on Martian soil at 10:40 a.m. Beijing time (0240 GMT) on Saturday, according to the China National Space Administration. Last Saturday, China successfully landed the […]

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NASA Spacecraft Begins 2-Year Trip Home With Asteroid Rubble

May 13, 2021

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – On Monday, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long trip back to Earth, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror, with debris from an asteroid hidden inside. Osiris-Rex, the robotic prospector, would take two years to return home. Osiris-Rex arrived at asteroid Bennu in 2018 and […]

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