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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Discovers Mars’ Soil Is 2% Water

09/27/2013, NASA’s Curiosity rover has been having quite the time on Mars over the past year. Just last September, Curiosity found evidence of water on the red planet, and this summer, traces of “drinkable water” was found on Mars. Considering how...

European Space Agency Works On Rocketbots To Explore Planets

09/26/2013, The folks over at the European Space Agency (ESA) have been doing some serious thinking lately, and they certainly have some interesting and creative ideas when it comes to exploring different planets. This time around, there will be nothing to do with a...

Grasshopper Rocket Successfully Takes Off And Lands Vertically

08/15/2013, There are some things in the world of science fiction that has proven to be difficult, nay, impossible to reconcile with real world physics. Ever wondered how space being a vacuum, is still capable of transporting sound such as screams and laser blasts...

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...

NASA Launches Three HTC Nexus One Smartphones Into Space

04/24/2013, NASA has launched a lot of things into space, such as humans and space ships of course, but one thing we certainly didn’t expect them to launch into space were cell phones. Yes – mobile phones have been launched into space by NASA as part of...

NASA Finds 3 New Planets In Habitable Zone

04/18/2013, While NASA might be working hard to launching its new planet hunting mission in 2017, that doesn’t mean its not using the resources it currently has to discovery new and exciting things in the universe. In a press release today the agency says that...

Canadian Astronaut Shows Us How To Sleep In Space

04/15/2013, As a kid, we’re sure you had a lot of questions as to how exactly astronauts perform their everyday routines while in space, such as eating, going to the bathroom and sleeping. Your inner child is in luck today as one of those questions will be...

Land For Thirty Meter Telescope Finally Okayed By Hawaii

04/14/2013, The Hawaiian Board of Land and Natural Resources announced on Thursday that it had granted a land permit for Thirty Meter Telescope, which is a next generation observatory being built close to the summit of Mauna Kea. With the grant of this Conservation...

New Fusion Rocket May Send Manned Spacecraft To Mars In 30 Days

04/08/2013, NASA’s estimates that a manned trip to Mars and back using current technology could take two years. That’s quite a lot for a mission that has never been done before. There’s a new fusion rocket that is going to be built by a research...