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Sir Richard Branson Says Commercial Space Travel Is Coming In 2014

According to Sir Richard Branson – founder of Virgin and Virgin Galactic – you might be able to visit space ...

September 25, 2013 Cool, Geek, News, Space and Science
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Iran Hopes To Launch Persian Cat Into Space

Iran is planning its next animal astronaut, and they’ve decided a “Persian” cat is a fitting candidate for a ...

September 16, 2013 Space and Science
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Frog Gets Too Close To NASA Launch And Meets The Sky

On Friday, September 6th, at the Wallops/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, the Minotaur 5 rocket shot the LADEE ...

September 12, 2013 Cool, Geek, Space and Science
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NASA’s Terra Satellite Celebrates Its 5,000th Day In Orbit

5,000 days ago, on December 18th of 1999, NASA launched its Terra Earth Observing Satellite into space. Today, NASA is ...

August 26, 2013 Cool, Geek, Space and Science
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Send Your Ashes Into Orbit For An Affordable Space Burial

A San Francisco-based company called Elysium Space is offering a new service – it will send cremated human ...

August 12, 2013 Cool, Geek, Space and Science
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NASA Is Sending Crowd-Sourced Poems To Mars

Us space nerds have been following Mars news closely ever since the Curiosity Rover landed on Mars in August of last ...

August 09, 2013 Cool, Geek, Space and Science
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Real NASA Moon Camera Is Up For Sale on eBay

Die-hard space geeks will appreciate the fact that a legitimate NASA moon camera has been posted for auction on eBay ...

August 08, 2013 Cool, Geek, Space and Science
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NASA Funds 12 New Awesome Space Tech Projects

NASA has recently invested funding in 12 new conceptual technology projects. NASA is putting their eggs in a dozen ...

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Commander Chris Hadfield Announces Retirement

Over the course of his five-month stay in orbit on the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut (and now ...

June 10, 2013 News, Space and Science
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Curiosity Rover Takes Us On A Tour Of Mars In One Minute

It hasn’t been a full year since NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars, and yet in that short amount of time, it ...