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In 2015, NASA Will Be Growing Turnips And Basil On The Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, interesting, Moon, nasa, news, space, terraforming )

- 1603 days ago -
NASA intends to grow basil, turnips and a white flower called Arabidopsis on the Moon. They believe that if plants can thrive on the moon, so can humans. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Global Effort Needed to Defend Earth From Asteroids, Astronauts Tell UN
Science & Tech  (tags: space, asteroids, defense, astronauts )

- 1638 days ago -
Members of the United Nations met with distinguished astronauts and cosmonauts this week in New York to begin implementing the first-ever international contingency plan for defending Earth against catastrophic asteroid strikes.
Manned Mars Missions: How Will Astronauts Get Along?
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, astronauts, space exploration, psychology )

- 1743 days ago -
Scientists aim to equip manned crews to Mars with innovative devices that keep track of social interactions and provide instant feedback when conflict and other troubles regarding teamwork emerge.
Astronauts Get Started on Massive Orbital Moving Job
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronauts, massive orbital moving job )

- 2476 days ago -
The International Space Station got a year's worth of groceries in a giant shopping cart on Monday, courtesy of the astronauts on NASA's final shuttle flight.Astronauts Sandra Magnus and Douglas Hurley used the space station's hulking robot arm to hoist
After 257 Days Two Astronauts Successfully Land on 'Mars'... But There Are People at the Door in Case Anything Goes Wrong
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, space, astronauts )

- 2624 days ago -
After 257 days in a locked steel capsule, six researchers on a 520-day mock flight to Mars have finally 'landed' on the Red Planet. The all-male crew - three Russians, a Chinese, a Frenchman and an Italian-Colombian - has been inside a windowless capsule
Mission to Mars Simulation Astronauts Ready to 'Land' on the Red Planet After 233 Days
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, astronauts, Mission, space exploration )

- 2646 days ago -
After 233 days in a locked steel capsule, six researchers on a 520-day mock flight to Mars are all feeling strong and ready to 'land' on the Red Planet, the mission director said today.
The Hundred Year Starship: The Nasa Mission That Will Take Astronauts to Mars and Leave Them There Forever
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, science, research, mars, astronauts )

- 2734 days ago -
Nasa is planning an audacious mission to send a manned spacecraft on a one-way trip to permanently settle on other planets.
Moon's Water Is Useful Resource, Says Nasa
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, Moon, water, science, research, astronauts )

- 2740 days ago -
Scientists studied the full results of an experiment that smashed a rocket and a probe into a lunar crater last year.
Spacewalking May Cost Astronauts Their Fingernails
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, astronomy, research, space, scientists, science )

- 2769 days ago -
Here's a scene you may have missed: Astronauts seal themselves into pressurized spacesuits and leave their ship to make repairs outside. When they get back, one guy peels off his glove liner, looks down and sees that his fingernail has come off too.
Astronauts Replace Failed Cooling Equipment on Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: space, astronauts, space station, NASA, cooling system )

- 2806 days ago -
The repairs performed on the International Space Station's cooling system during a seven-hour-and-20-minute spacewalk Monday appear to be working, NASA said.
Now, Strawberries Can Be Grown in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronauts, tooth, researchers, strawberry )

- 2907 days ago -
Astronauts may now be able to satisfy their sweet tooth as researchers have found a strawberry that can grow in space with little maintenance and energy.
Spacewalkers Install Room With a View
Science & Tech  (tags: International Space Station, Astronauts, Tranquility, Canadarm 2 robotic arm )

- 2990 days ago -
Astronauts put the last big addition on the International Space Station early Friday, attaching a new room with an enormous bay window that promises to provide unprecedented panoramic views of Earth. The room, named Tranquility
Lithium Clue for Planet-Hunters
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Planet, Astronauts, Lithium, Science )

- 3083 days ago -
Astronomers may have found a way to identify those Sun-like stars most likely to harbour orbiting planets.
Space Shuttle Discovery Dodges 'Mysterious' Orbiting Junk on Journey Back to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space, shuttle, Discovery, space junk, astronauts, space station )

- 3145 days ago -
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven sidestepped a small piece of space junk Thursday then aimed for an evening touchdown that was in jeopardy because of the weather. Continued...
Astronauts Clear Up a Ton of Space Station Rubbish to Take Back to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, space station rubbish, earth, discovery, astronomy, space )

- 3149 days ago -
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station and Discovery shuttle are nearly finished packing up a huge canister full of rubbish that they will return to Earth in a few days time. The Italian-built cylinder - flew up aboard Discovery with seven

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