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“Space Colonization”

Sep 25, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
Scientists say the film shows precisely the challenges astronauts will face on a mission to Mars, even though it contains some big flaws.
Jun 30, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
Jun 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Mike Wall,
NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.
Dec 8, 2014 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall,
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
Jun 18, 2014 11:07 AM ET // Jason Major
Make a note: if you ever find yourself exploring the moon one day and you want to try some lunar skinny-dipping, you'll have to do it at night. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
SpaceX founder Elon Musk thinks his private spaceflight company will have the capability to land humans on Mars within 12 years, assuming the availability of funding for the historic mission. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Tanya Lewis,
SpaceX thinks humanity needs to reach Mars to survive.
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