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These Guys Want to Launch a Reality Show on Mars in 2023 These Guys Want to Launch a Reality Show on Mars in 2023
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A human settlement on the Red Planet is only about a decade away, according to the folks at the privately funded space project Mars One. “Mars One will take humanity to Mars in 2023, to establish the foundation of a …

Just WTF Has NASA Done for You? New Site Gives You the Answers Just WTF Has NASA Done for You? New Site Gives You the Answers

So, you’ve heard of NASA, right? Yeah, the space guys – the ones in the news recently for dropping a one-ton rover on the surface of Mars. Pretty impressive stuff if you ask me. But, some people need to be …

After Landing On Mars, NASA Blows Up A Moon Lander After Landing On Mars, NASA Blows Up A Moon Lander
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The big news this week, and maybe even all year, is that NASA has officially landed on Mars again. The The Curiosity Mars Rover touched down on the red planet earlier this week and has been sending back gorgeous pictures …

Bruce Willis Can’t Save The World From A Giant Asteroid Bruce Willis Can’t Save The World From A Giant Asteroid
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I won’t go into why I absolutely despise the film Armageddon. It just never did anything for me and it made me realize at a young age that Steven Tyler should never do rock ballads. Despite the film’s weaknesses, it …

Curiosity Beams Back First Color Panorama of Mars Curiosity Beams Back First Color Panorama of Mars
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Well, this is cool. Earlier in the week, NASA promised us bigger, color photos from the surface of Mars. And what do you know, mark them good on their word. That’s because the Curiosity rover has just sent the first …

Curiosity Rover Gives Us First 3D Images From Mars Curiosity Rover Gives Us First 3D Images From Mars
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Early monday morning, while much of the east coast was asleep, NASA landed the most technologically advanced mars rover ever, the Curiosity, on the surface of the Red Planet. And ever since, we’ve been treated to photos and videos from …

Curiosity Rover Descends To The Martian Surface [VIDEO] Curiosity Rover Descends To The Martian Surface [VIDEO]

Like many people who dreamed of being an astronaut when they were kids, I’m pretty awestruck when it comes to anything NASA (and space in general). Because of that, I’ve been anxiously awaiting any updates from NASA concerning the Curiosity …

New Mars Photos Coming Later This Week; Bigger, and in Color New Mars Photos Coming Later This Week; Bigger, and in Color
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UPDATE: NASA has released the first video of the descent. Since the Curiosity rover landed safely on the surface of Mars earlier today, we’ve only been treated to a few black and white photos from the rover’s rear Hazcam. Of …

Curiosity Rover Photographed Parachuting To Mars Curiosity Rover Photographed Parachuting To Mars
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Earlier this morning, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity made a safe and intact landing onto the surface of Mars, inside the Gale crater next to a three-mile high mountain. The nearly one-ton rover completed a nine-month journey by acing the landing, …

Mars Rover: NASA Celebrates the Curiosity Landing [PHOTOS] Mars Rover: NASA Celebrates the Curiosity Landing [PHOTOS]

Early this morning (around 1:32 am EDT), the most advanced Mars rover in the history of the space program touched down on the surface of Mars. The nearly 2,000-pound Curiosity executed a complex series of entry and landing maneuvers and …

Mars Rover Curiosity Safely Lands, Begins Two-Year Mission Mars Rover Curiosity Safely Lands, Begins Two-Year Mission
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After a trip that took around nine months, the most advanced rover ever produced by NASA has successfully landed on the surface of Mars. According to the Mars Science Laboratory everything went according to plan, as Curiosity aced each step …

NASA Enlists SpaceX To Send Americans Back To Space NASA Enlists SpaceX To Send Americans Back To Space

SpaceX is doing it. The company created by PayPal/Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, is going to send people into space. Follow @SpaceX SpaceX @SpaceX SpaceX Selected by @NASA to Return Americans to Space! http://t.co/1yvIHDqO  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite1 hour …

Google Shows You A Gallery Of Timelapse Videos Of The Earth’s Surface From Space Google Shows You A Gallery Of Timelapse Videos Of The Earth’s Surface From Space

Google has teamed up with the USGS and Carnegie Mellon University to make available timelapse videos of the Earth’s surface from the Landsat satellite program, in honor of the program’s 40th anniversary. “Over the years, Landsat has collected petabytes of …

Mars Rover Gives Us an Amazingly Detailed View of an Alien World Mars Rover Gives Us an Amazingly Detailed View of an Alien World
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Newsflash: I’m never going to Mars. As much as it pains me to say it, I’ll probably never set foot on the planet. Instead, I have to live vicariously through motion pictures, computer games — “Zak McCracken and the Alien …

New Photo of Saturn Shows Just How Freakishly Big It Is New Photo of Saturn Shows Just How Freakishly Big It Is
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The big gaseous giant called Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun in our Solar System, is typically remembered because of the multiple rings that encircle the planet. However, it’s also a e-freaking-normous planet. At 95 times more massive than …

NASA Takes Delivery Of Orion Space Capsule NASA Takes Delivery Of Orion Space Capsule

NASA’s plan for the immediate future is quite simple. Go to the Moon, go to an asteroid, go to Mars. Not in that specific order but that it what we are looking at as the essential missions in the next …

Chinese Astronauts Make Their Triumphant Return to Earth Chinese Astronauts Make Their Triumphant Return to Earth
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Chinese astronauts, two men and one woman, have made their way back to Earth inside an extremely cramped and very charred space capsule. The trio touched down on Friday in the northern part of China, their landing softened considerably by …

So Are These Photos of Earth or the TRON Mainframe? So Are These Photos of Earth or the TRON Mainframe?

If you guessed Earth, or at least some aspect of Earth, give yourself an extra latte today. These photos were taken from the International Space Station using an extended exposure (although up in space like that, who knows exactly how …

Indian Navy To Launch First Satellite Indian Navy To Launch First Satellite

The space surrounding the planet Earth is about to get a little more crowded with the Indian Navy about to launch their very first satellite into geosynchronous orbit. Once the satellite is in orbit it will carry out monitoring duties …

NASA Reveals Milky Way Will Collide With Andromeda NASA Reveals Milky Way Will Collide With Andromeda
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Using sophisticated math and the Hubble telescope, NASA has determined that the Milky Way and the Andromeda galaxies are on a collision course…..in 4 billion years. Computer simulations taken from Hubble’s data show that it will take an additional two …

SpaceX Signs Deal To Launch Satellites SpaceX Signs Deal To Launch Satellites

On the heels of what could be a turning point in the history of space flight for humans, SpaceX has signed a deal with Intelsat to launch a satellite once their new Falcon Heavy rocket is complete. The Falcon Heavy …