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Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space exploration, government budget, petitions )

Freya
- 69 days ago - secure.planetary.org
The 2019 Budget Request has been released, containing unnecessary cuts to NASA's science and education programs. Write Congress and tell them that you support investments into the space program.
NASA Funds Project to Study Feasibility of Using Robot Bees to Study Mars From a New Perspective
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, robots, robotics )

Freya
- 76 days ago - phys.org
NASA's rover project has by all accounts been a massive success, but it has had one limitation - the rovers all travel very slowly on land. Swarms of robot bees could fan out and explore the surface from a wide range of perspectives.
Meet TESS, the Satellite That Will Find Thousands of Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, space exploration, telescopes, satellites )

Freya
- 76 days ago - cnn.com
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is NASA's next mission in the search for exoplanets, or planets that are outside our solar system.
SpaceX and Boeing Inch Closer Toward Crewed Space Missions
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, spacecraft, astronauts, videos )

Freya
- 82 days ago - engadget.com
NASA's Commercial Crew Program is making "significant progress" according to the space agency, which has outlined upcoming missions for both Boeing and SpaceX.
Elon Musk: We Must Colonize Mars for Humanity to Survive the 'Dark Ages'
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, lunar colonization, Mars colonization, space travel, planets, civilization )

Freya
- 95 days ago - ecowatch.com
In the event of World War III, the only way for humanity to survive is to colonize Mars or the moon, according to Elon Musk.
China's 9 1/2 Ton Space Lab Will Soon Crash to Earth. Scientists Think They Know Where - Sort of
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, space stations, Chinese )

Freya
- 103 days ago - washingtonpost.com
For the uninitiated, Tiangong-1 launched in 2011 as China's first space laboratory, a prototype for what the country hoped would eventually be a permanent space station. For about five years, it did just that, orbiting the Earth and acting as a base for..
314 Action Poll: Don't Let Science Denier Head NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Trump nominees, polls, petitions )

Freya
- 127 days ago - secure.314action.org
Rep. Jim Bridenstine is Donald Trump's nominee to become the next NASA Administrator. He's not a scientist and he has a history of pushing widely discredited junk science to cast doubt about the truth of global climate change.
Demand Senators Oppose Climate Denier Jim Bridenstine to Run NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, nominees, climate change deniers, global warming, petitions )

Freya
- 152 days ago - stopbridenstine.com
NASA performs critical climate science research - its satellites have been tracking hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Trump has nominated Jim Bridenstine, a member of Congress from Oklahoma - not a scientist - to run NASA.
Space Dust Could Help Life Jump From Planet to Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, biology, origin of life, planets )

Freya
- 207 days ago - space.com
Fast-moving dust could theoretically knock microbes floating high up in a world's atmosphere out into space, potentially sending the bugs on a trip to another planet - perhaps even one orbiting a different star, according to a new study.
Study of Uranus Suggests Some of Its Moons Are on a Collision Course
Science & Tech  (tags: solar system, space exploration, moons, planets )

Freya
- 229 days ago - phys.org
A trio of researchers, two with the University of Idaho, the other with Wellesley College, has found evidence suggesting that two pairs of Uranus's moons are on a collision course.
Astronaut Scholarship Helps Students Envision Future in Space
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, education, astronauts, STEM, colleges, NASA )

Freya
- 253 days ago - space.com
When UVA senior Steven Stetzler met former NASA astronauts Al Worden and Catherine Coleman, the computer science and physics major said it was "a very surreal experience." Astronauts had always seemed to exist in a different reality from his own.
Elon Musk Calls for Moon Base
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, lunar exploration, astronauts )

Freya
- 335 days ago - space.com
Elon Musk may be focused primarily on Mars, but he'd also like to see a human outpost on a world much closer to home.
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Spots 219 Possible New Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planets, outer space, exoplanets, Kepler telescope, discoveries )

Freya
- 363 days ago - yahoo.com
NASA recently announced that its Kepler space telescope has updated its catalogue of exoplanets with 219 new candidates. Ten of these newly spotted exoplanets are nearly the size of Earth and orbit in their star's habitable zones.
NASA Telescope Finds 10 More Planets That Could Have Life
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, outer space, exoplanets, galaxy, universe, cosmos )

Freya
- 365 days ago - yahoo.com
NASA's planet-hunting telescope has found 10 new planets outside our solar system that are likely the right size and temperature to potentially have life on them, broadly hinting that we are probably not alone.
HOW SPACE COLONIZATION COULD CHANGE THE FUTURE OF HUMANITY
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, colonies, Moon, Mars, astronauts, spaceships, evolution, human survival )

Freya
- 472 days ago - wearechange.org
Just 500 years ago, humanity was going through a migratory revolution that allowed us to fully explore the world and settle colonies in areas we weren't entirely sure existed. This process led to the creation of new countries, cultures, and of course...
 

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