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Curiosity Rover Now Driving Itself On Mars

08/28/2013, NASA yesterday switched its Mars rover Curiosity to its autonomous navigation system. For over a year now the agency’s engineers have been driving the rover on Mars, now the rover is capable of driving itself. Switching to the autonomous navigation...

NASA 3D-Printing Gets Closer To “Star Trek Replication”

08/12/2013, NASA has been testing 3D printing in space, and this is an interesting development because this could eventually lead to having the space agency “print” a number of replacement parts. Clearly, when you are in the space station, getting parts shipped...

Opportunity Breaks 40 Year Extraterrestrial Distance Record

05/19/2013, This is a record that is 9 years in the making – after a whopping 9 years of roving around, Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity has finally breached the previous limit that was set 40 years ago where extraterrestrial travels on the ground is...

NASA Intends To Go Green With Future Fuel

05/16/2013, Just in case you think that the earth is extremely dirty and sick, and is in serious need of a clean up, wait until you see the amount of debris as well as junk in space. NASA is thinking of cleaning up their act – which is good, especially since...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Becomes First Music Star In The Galaxy

05/13/2013, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is certainly something, especially when he is now deemed to be the first galactic superstar (move over, Lynn Minmay – the real deal is now here) after rolling out a cover version of “Space Oddity” from David...