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The next addition to the International Space Station will likely be an inflatable module from Bigelow Aerospace. NASA announced today they have awarded a $17.8 million contract to Bigelow to provide a new module for the ISS. “The Bigelow Expandable A

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About 65 Martian rocks have been recovered on Earth, mostly in Antarctica or the Sahara. The oldest dates back 4.5 billion years to a time when Mars was warmer and wetter. About half a dozen Martian meteorites are 1.3 billion years old and the rest a

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Are humans doomed to remain marooned on a world orbiting a third-generation star while all the universe tantalizingly beckons just out of grasp?

A new study seems to suggest that depressing scenario. While it's true much of the human race woul

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For those who still believe that a frontier is as necessary to the security of a free state as the right of the people to keep and bear arms (and I happen to be one of hem), simply look up.

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ation sprouted roots that behaved like they would on Earth—growing away from the seed to seek nutrients and water in exactly the same pattern observed with gravity. (Related: "Beyond Gravity.")

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