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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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Endeavour STS-118 Mission Liftoff

Endeavour STS-118 Mission Liftoff

On August 8th, 2007, Space Shuttle Endeavour successfully lifted off the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The launch, the first for the Endeavour after almost five years following the Columbia Shuttle disaster, marks the beginning of the Space ...

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Americium Power Source

Americium Power Source

A team of scientists in Israel has developed a concept that could serve as a future power source for space vehicles and other space-based applications such as the International Space Station. The new battery-like device includes a core of americium ...

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