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New Books for Future Mars Settlers

August 10th, 2015

New Books for Future Mars Settlers There are two new and invaluable books on Mars, both of them ideal for those ready to settle down on the Red Planet: – How We’ll Live on Mars by Stephen Petranek – The International Mars Research Station – An exciting new plan to create a permanent human presence […]

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All Onboard for a Journey To Space: New Film Debuts

March 5th, 2015

Journey To Space is a brand new, exciting and informative film, a fascinating production that spotlights the past, present, and future of space exploration. This unique documentary spotlights not only America’s giant leaps of space travel brought about by the Space Shuttle era, but the next steps in asteroid exploration and planting the first footsteps […]

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New Space Roadmap Released

August 20th, 2013

A new report has been released, the Global Exploration Roadmap for 2013, an action plan for space exploration. The Global Exploration Roadmap is being developed by space agencies participating in the International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG): Italy, France, Canada, Germany, the European Space Agency, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States, the […]

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Free Read! NASA Books Look Back, Gaze into the Future

December 27th, 2012

NASA has issued an impressive volume, just right for reading as the space agency encounters a new year. NASA at 50: Interviews with NASA’s Senior Leadership is edited by Rebecca Wright, Sandra Johnson, and Steven J. Dick. The 50th anniversary of NASA on 1 October 2008 found an agency in the midst of deep transition. […]

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Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Readied for Acoustical Testing

July 28th, 2011

NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, or MPCV, is moving forward as the space agency’s deep space vehicle for human exploration. At the Lockheed Martin Waterton facility near Denver, Colorado, work is underway to integrate the Crew Module and the tower-like Launch Abort System. Once the two elements are connected, acoustical testing of the combined hardware […]

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