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NASA Space Shuttle Carrier Being Reassembled in Houston NASA Space Shuttle Carrier Being Reassembled in Houston

For decades the space shuttle program was the crown jewel of NASA’s space initiative. Dozens of astronauts were launched into orbit inside the reusable space shuttles, returning weeks later inside the shuttles, which were designed to glide in for a …

Mars-Bound NASA Orbiter MAVEN Set to Launch Mars-Bound NASA Orbiter MAVEN Set to Launch

Mars has been quite the hot spot lately. First, discussions about cultivating a human population on the planet have circulated. Now, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft is being prepared for the Monday, November 18th launch that is set for 1:28 p.m. EST. …

Bob Geldof is a Rocket Man Bob Geldof is a Rocket Man
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Irish rock singer, author, and political activist Bob Geldof has led an extremely eventful and successful life so far. Geldof, frontman of the Irish rock band “The Boomtown Rats”, gained popularity throughout the 70′s and 80′s for his unique brand …

Justin Bieber Wants To Shoot Video In Outer Space Justin Bieber Wants To Shoot Video In Outer Space

Justin Bieber has just booked a $250,000 flight to space aboard Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, and he says he wants to take it a step further. Of course, it’s not going to happen anytime soon, and the flight isn’t …

NASA Rethinks Warp Drives, Faster-Than-Light Travel May Be Possible NASA Rethinks Warp Drives, Faster-Than-Light Travel May Be Possible
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Think back on every major sci-fi work from your life. What’s the single event that propelled mankind, and space travel, into the future? Anybody who grew up with Star Trek knows that it’s the warp drive, or faster-than-light travel. Modern …

Space Elevators: The Only Way To Travel To Space In 2050 Space Elevators: The Only Way To Travel To Space In 2050
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Recall when Charlie and Willy Wonka traveled around Earth in a glass elevator in Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator? Remember how fun that sounded? Your childhood dreams (or adulthood dreams, depend on when you read the book) …

7-Eleven Taps Foursquare For Space Flight Promotion 7-Eleven Taps Foursquare For Space Flight Promotion

You thought checking-in on Foursquare could only get you half off your morning latte or a free appetizer? 7-Eleven is upping the location services ante by offering a space flight as a grand prize in their latest promotion. That’s right, …