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Japanese Epsilon Rocket Aims to Make Space Missions Low in Cost

With artificial intelligence and half the size of Japan’s usual space apparatus, the Epsilon rocket launched Saturday only costs £23 million to produce and develop, lowering the cost of Japan’s previous space missions by the same amount. The Epsilon’s first mission was to carry a telescope that would observe local terrestrial planets Venus, Mars, and [...]

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Old NASA Telescope May Become New Asteroid Seeking Device

The old Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer or WISE telescope may get a new lease at life after its 2009 mission as NASA considers reactivating it to find asteroids as an early-warning collision device. During its lifetime, the gigantic telescope had found 150 near-Earth asteroids with 20 on a potential collision course with the planet. WISE [...]

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Galaxy Hunting Space Telescope Shut Down After a Decade

NASA shut down the Galaxy Evolution Explorer spacecraft or GALEX on Friday afternoon after it was loaned to a university operating it with private funding. GALEX had a 10 year career of looking at hundreds of millions of galaxies, which allowed many researchers to understand how the stars evolved over time. According to NASA’s GALEX [...]

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From 1988 to 2013: The Predictions That Came True

The Los Angeles Times Magazine published an article about their outlook of LA’s future by the year 2013. A renowned professor of USC, Jerry Lockenour is using the articles of the periodical dated in 1988 to teach in a graduate engineering class. The magazine issue, which was labelled a “special report” by Nicole Yorkin of [...]

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Dennis Tito Unveils Plans for Private Mars Voyage Today

Dennis Tito, an American businessman who visited the International Space Station as one of the few “Space Tourists” in the world, will unveil his plans for a Mars Voyage care of his Inspiration Mars Foundation. His press conference, which would be held at the Washington, D.C.’s national Press Club today, will include the businessman, the [...]

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New Study Suggests Space Travel Can Cause Alzheimer’s

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Galactic cosmic radiation can be a great threat to future astronauts as it can increase the likelihood of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by M.Kerry O’Banion a professor in the University of Rochester Medical Center in the field of anatomy and neurobiology. As a senior author of the study, the radiation poses a [...]

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New Study Seems to Have Resolved the Pioneer Probe Anomaly

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Sergei Kopeikin, a physics and astronomy professor in the University of Missouri, might have resolved the Pioneer Probe anomaly that has remained in research limbo for decades. The answer to the numerous questions as to why the probe continuously decelerates as they traveled farther away from the planet earth seems to have been answered by [...]

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eXtreme Deep Field Photo Shows the Deepest View of the Galaxy Ever Seen

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Scientists at NASA who have compiled a “best of” compilation of shots they have collected from the NASA Hubble Space Telescope reveal the farthest view that humanity has of space. The assembled photo taken from a patch at the center of the original Hubble Ultra Deep Field view shows thousands of galaxies from the nearest [...]

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The Emerging Possibilities for Light Propulsion

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The success of NASA’s Curiosity Rover stunned the entire world after using unmanned means of delivering the exploration rover into the planet Mars unattended for 8 months. While unmanned delivery of robots on the planet was achieved before, carrying a larger load, in the form of the Curiosity Rover, meant utilization of new technologies. One [...]

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