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Trump's Vision of Space Exploration

10 February 2017
Trump's Vision of Space Exploration

The Trump administration is reportedly considering a push to privatize space exploration. Will the old guard in Washington go along?

Tests of U.S. Anti-Missile Interceptors Uncovered Flaws and Failures

06 July 2016
Tests of U.S. Anti-Missile Interceptors Uncovered Flaws and Failures

During a series of tests of the new ballistic missile defense interceptor conducted by the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency from 2010-2016, the interceptors missed their targets several times. 

UN Agency Joins With U.S. Firm to Internationalize Space Exploration

01 July 2016
UN Agency Joins With U.S. Firm to Internationalize Space Exploration

The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs is in talks with Colorado-based Sierra Nevada Corporation to provide an infrastructure giving the UN access to outer space.

Blue Origin's Historic Breakthrough

24 November 2015
Blue Origin's Historic Breakthrough

Jeff Bezos' secretive Blue Origin space firm yesterday became the first to launch a rocket into space and guide it safely back to a landing on earth, ushering in the...

Scientists: Sending Messages into Outer Space Could Spell Doom

14 February 2015
Scientists: Sending Messages into Outer Space Could Spell Doom

Some scientists want to send messages into space in the hope of piquing alien interest. But might it attract the kind of attention no civilization wants?

Scientists: Huge Life-ending, Gravity-defying Asteroid Hurtling toward Earth

15 August 2014
Scientists: Huge Life-ending, Gravity-defying Asteroid Hurtling toward Earth

A huge asteroid that could wipe out human life is heading for our planet. And it's just one of more than a half million near-Earth objects in our solar system. 

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UN Agency Joins With U.S. Firm to Internationalize Space Exploration

01 July 2016
UN Agency Joins With U.S. Firm to Internationalize Space Exploration

The UN Office for Outer Space Affairs is in talks with Colorado-based Sierra Nevada Corporation to provide an infrastructure giving the UN access to outer space.

Scientists: Huge Life-ending, Gravity-defying Asteroid Hurtling toward Earth

15 August 2014
Scientists: Huge Life-ending, Gravity-defying Asteroid Hurtling toward Earth

A huge asteroid that could wipe out human life is heading for our planet. And it's just one of more than a half million near-Earth objects in our solar system. 

The Mars Mission: Red Ink for the Red Planet

21 July 2014
The Mars Mission: Red Ink for the Red Planet

On July 20, 1969 three U.S. astronauts landed on the moon, and now NASA wants to go to Mars — for all the benefits — disregarding all the costs.

Google Buys Skybox for its Eye-in-the-Sky Technology

13 June 2014
Google Buys Skybox for its Eye-in-the-Sky Technology

Google has expanded its ability to keep an eye on everyone by buying "eye-in-the-sky" technology from Skybox.

Democratic Lawmakers Propose National Park on the Moon

10 July 2013
Democratic Lawmakers Propose National Park on the Moon

Two House Democrats on Monday pitched a bill that would establish a national historical park on the lunar surface.

Planetary Resources Announces Plans for Crowdfunded Space Telescope

30 May 2013

On May 29 Planetary Resources, one of two private concerns hoping to someday mine near-earth asteroids, announced plans for the first-ever crowdfunded space telescope, a venture that would allow private...

 

 

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