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Moon Mining Could Actually Work, With the Right Approach
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, resources, mining )

- 56 days ago -
Earth's moon taunts. A growing chorus of experts views this "eighth continent" as a nearby world of natural resources sitting there at the edge of Earth's gravity well, ready for the picking.
New Moon Found in Our Solar System as Scientists Unveil Hippocamp Floating Around Neptune
Science & Tech  (tags: solar system, moons, Neptune, space exploration )

- 88 days ago -
Scientists have found an entirely new moon in our own solar system - and it had been hiding in plain sight.
Put NASA Back to Work
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, shutdowns, petitions )

- 123 days ago -
Tens of thousands of NASA employees sit idle. Skilled contractors go unpaid. Missions face delays and disruption. Enough is enough. Congress should put politics aside and fund NASA.
Spacecraft Opens New Year With Flyby on Solar System's Edge
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, solar system, NASA, videos )

- 137 days ago -
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft pulled off the most distant exploration of another world Tuesday, skimming past a tiny, icy object 4 billion miles from Earth that looks to be shaped like a bowling pin.
Grinning-Skull Asteroid Set to Whiz By Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, asteroids, threats to Earth, solar system )

- 230 days ago -
Better late to the Halloween party than never: An asteroid shaped like a grinning skull is set to pass by Earth on Nov. 11.
How to Grow Crops on Mars If We Are to Live on the Red Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, planetary colonization, solar system )

- 234 days ago -
Preparations are already underway for missions that will land humans on Mars in a decade or so. But what would people eat if these missions eventually lead to the permanent colonization of the red planet?
The US Geological Survey Is Getting Serious About Space Resources and Mining
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, resources, mining, Moon, asteroids )

- 255 days ago -
Since its establishment in the 1870s, the USGS has focused pretty much solely on Earth. But now it's investigating what benefits may or may not exist in tapping extraterrestrial water, minerals and metals.
Going Back to the Moon Won't Break the Bank, NASA Chief Says
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, solar system, lunar exploration )

- 258 days ago -
NASA's budget share now hovers around just 0.5 percent. But something in that range should be enough to mount crewed lunar missions in the next 10 years or so.
NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, astronauts, Space Exploration, live event streaming )

- 279 days ago -
Direct from America's space program to YouTube, watch NASA TV live streaming here to get the latest from our exploration of the universe and learn how we discover our home planet.
Mysterious "Rogue" Planet Discovered Outside Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, space exploration, interstellar space )

- 288 days ago -
They're calling it a rogue planet because it appears to be travelling through space without any kind of orbit around a parent star.
Tell Congress to Support Space Science and Exploration
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space exploration, government budget, petitions )

- 405 days ago -
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 )

- 412 days ago -
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 )

- 412 days ago -
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 )

- 418 days ago -
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 )

- 431 days ago -
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.

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