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NASA Hires US Companies to Develop Habitats for Mars Mission

In a bid to help advance the manned flight to Red Planet, the US space agency has selected six US companies to develop ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats. Habitation systems provide a safe place for humans to live as scientists move beyond Earth on the journey to Mars. Through the public-private partnerships enabled by the Next Space …

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NASA Hires US Companies to Develop Habitats for Mars Mission

In a bid to help advance the manned flight to Red Planet,  NASA has selected six US companies to develop ground prototypes and concepts for deep space habitats. Habitation systems provide a safe place for humans to live as scientists move beyond Earth on the journey to Mars. Through the public-private partnerships enabled by the Next Space Technologies for Exploration …

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NASA Juno Spacecraft Set to Arrive at Jupiter

Fireworks are not the only thing being watched in the sky this Fourth of July. On Monday, NASA’s spacecraft “Juno,” was one rotation away from being inserted into orbital rotation around Jupiter. As of noon Monday, Juno was an hour away from passing Jupiter’s second-closest moon, Europa.  “It’s a milestone for planetary science,” NASA Director of Planetary Science Jim Green said as Juno …

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NASA Unveils Electric Plane

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced it is in the process of developing an experimental electric airplane. Their new model, the X-57, could cut operational costs by 40 percent compared to other gas-powered planes of the same size. This plane would not only have a much smaller carbon footprint but be a tremendous relief for the pocketbooks …

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