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Could Asteroid Mining Fuel Deep Space Travel?

If we want to colonize space, we have to figure out how to generate a large supply of life sustaining resources. The most important being water. The good news is, traces of water have been detected throughout our solar system. And asteroids may hold the most accessible abundance of water that we know of. There […]

Faces of Technology Meet Dionne Hernandez Lugo

If we’re gonna have astronauts living on the Moon and Mars, you need power to be able to live in space. My name is Dr. Dionne Hernandez-Lugo and I manage a team that develops power systems for future space exploration. Kilopower is a nuclear technology. This set up here will be the actual size of […]

When will Starman return to Earth?

On the 6th of February 2018, the Falcon Heavy launched Starman in a Tesla Roadster into space. During this spectacular event, Starman orbited the Earth for 6 hours, capturing beautiful images before the Falcon Heavy upper stage sent the car into an orbit around the sun. But where is Starman now? And will we ever […]

Most Extreme Weather On Other Planets I business news I astronomy

Sulfuric acid raining from the sky epic dust storms raging for months on end and Giant hurricanes that could swallow earth whole if you think earth has some bad weather Think again Mercury has little to no atmosphere and therefore no real weather to speak of but you would feel the full brunt from the […]

What If Just One Planet Disappeared from the Solar System

Whazzup? My name’s Zid, and I’m from a planet in a place you call the Andromeda Galaxy. I’m in high school, and I have this assignment to find out what will happen to your solar system’s “perfect harmony” if it loses a planet! So, I poof one of yours away with this ray blaster and […]

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]

NASA’s WFIRST Space Telescope Will Offer an Unprecedented Look at the Universe

You may have heard that it’s not smart to look directly at the Sun, and that’s for good reason—it’s pretty bad for you. But it turns out that stars can be problematic in a similar way when we’re looking out into space: their glare can stop us from seeing the stuff we want to see. […]

Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP)

First generation Nuclear Thermal Propulsion, or “NTP,” could enable both faster transit between the earth and Mars, and a series of advanced space missions. Nuclear Thermal Propulsion is powered by nuclear fission, which has been used on earth for more than seventy years. How it works is conceptually simple – energy from fission is used […]