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Space Travel and Exploration

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Space.com

Personal space travel has become a far more feasible business proposition. An adventure that will be costly for the foreseeable future and far from risk-free. Even at price tags in the range of $150,000 per trip, there are already waiting lists of ea

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Space.com

Using a new climate predicting model, scientists can predict cloud formation on Titan 30 years into the future. That may sound like a long range forecast, but 30 Earth years correspond to just one year on Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

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Space Explorations Technologies PR

The new launch time is February 8 at 5:30 p.m. Arizona time with Feb. 9 as a backup day. We will actually be ready to launch earlier, but are planning to spend extra time reviewing and double-checking all vehicle systems. Following the problem on De

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Space.com

Astronomers last year spotted a star leaving the Milky Way Galaxy. Later one or two more were detected. And today, researchers announced the discovery of yet two more outbound stars.

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USA Today

In Roving Mars, the trip is "for real" - if you count substantial but cool CGI simulations. Roving serves up lots of barren reds with solid evidence of past planetary water. It does capture the imagination regarding potential

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Space.com

Astronomers announced the discovery of what is possibly the smallest planet known outside our solar system orbiting a normal star. The planet is estimated to be about 5.5 times as massive as Earth and thought to be rocky. It orbits a red dwarf star a

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Associated Press

20 years ago, space shuttle Challenger blew apart into jets of fire and plumes of smoke, a terrifying sight witnessed by the families of the 7 astronauts and by those who came to watch the historic launch of the first teacher in space.

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NASA

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a fast-moving Atlas V rocket. It's headed for a distant rendezvous with the mysterious planet Pluto almost a decade from now.

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By MARK CARREAU - Houston Chronicle

After streaking across the darkened skies over the Pacific Northwest, a NASA spacecraft floated to a successful parachute landing in the Utah desert early today with microscopic pieces of a comet and star grains that pre-date the formation of the sol

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By Peter N. Spotts - Staff writer of The Christian

Picture this: Swarms of one-legged robots hopping across Mars like malformed chicks. They dart in and out of caves and crevices, grabbing soil samples and searching for signs of ancient microbes - and thus life.

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By Guy Gugliotta

NASA's Stardust spacecraft flew two years ago through the halo of gas, dust and debris, or "coma," enveloping comet Wild 2, and before dawn on Sunday it will send a capsule containing the samples on a parachute descent into the U.S. Arm

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Reuters

Passengers also would have to clear a security check to guard against any chance a space tourist would try to destroy the rocket or interfere with the flight crew and use it as a weapon. The FAA recommends using the TSA’s global “no fly” list.

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(AP) By ALICIA CHANG

In two years, they have traveled a total of seven miles. Not impressed? Try keeping your car running in a climate where the average temperature is 67 below zero and where dust devils can reach 100 mph.

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