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TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

While Space.com is a part of the larger brand Tech Media Network, it seems a universe apart. Not only is the content very informative, it is also presented in a way that is very easy on the eyes. Space.com covers ...

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NASA Preparing Next Gen Spacesuit

NASA Preparing Next Gen Spacesuit

The Z1 – sitting down demo (Credit: NASA) The Z1 – extremly flexible (Credit: NASA) The Z1 – for the moon and beyond (Credit: NASA) In two years, NASA hopes to introduce a new line of spacesuits that will replace ...

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Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Sentinel mission orbit (Credit: B612) NASA is currently spending only 5 million dollars a year looking for huge earth crossing asteroids. Thankfully so far none has been found, however very little effort has been done to locate many of the ...

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Swiss Spaceship Will Clean Space Junk

Swiss Spaceship Will Clean Space Junk

CleanSpace One illustration (credit: EPFL) CleanSpace One mission (credit: EPFL) Researchers from the Swiss Space Center at EPFL recently announced plans to launch a miniature satellite into orbit in 2014 that will get close to and grab an existing small ...

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A New Water World Discovered

A New Water World Discovered

GJ1214b, shown in this artist’s view (Credit: NASA/ESA and D. Aguilar) Scientists using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovered a new class of planet outside the solar system. The planet, composed almost entirely of water, is larger than earth but smaller ...

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NASA to Set a Space Base Close to the Moon?

NASA to Set a Space Base Close to the Moon?

NASA planned outpost illustration (Credit: NASA and John Frassanito & Associates) NASA is said to be looking into creating an outpost in space close to the far side of the moon. NASA officials explained that the base could serve as ...

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Opportunity Explores Endeavor

Opportunity Explores Endeavor

West rim of Endeavor crater on Mars. Source: NASA.gov NASA has invested time, money, and manpower for three years into its Opportunity rover, and today all of that might have paid off—well a tiny bit, anyway. Opportunity recently reached the ...

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NASA’s Super Cooling Technology

NASA’s Super Cooling Technology

NASA researchers developed a new technology called electrohydrodynamic (EHD)-which promises to make it easier and more efficient to remove heat from small spaces. This technology might prove useful in the future not just for NASA or the U.S. Air Force ...

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