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Apr 22, 2014 11:52 AM ET
To understand the the long-term effects of space on the human body, NASA is conducting an experiment involving twins! Join Tara as she explains what they hope to learn by sending one twin to space, but not the other.
Apr 21, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
The unexpected spinoffs from the weaponized rocket technology from World War Two ultimately led to the more peaceful space launch applications we have today. Continue reading →
Feb 24, 2014 01:32 PM ET
The moon is just sitting there waiting for us to go back. Trace is here to talk to you about how Google's X PRIZE is now offering companies incentives to create low cost methods of robotic space exploration.
Feb 24, 2014 05:16 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Space Exploration Technologies is installing landing legs on its next Falcon 9 rocket, part of an ongoing quest to develop boosters that fly themselves back to the launch site for reuse.
Jan 26, 2014 04:16 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Now you can be organized AND learn something new about the Cosmos every day! Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2014 08:07 AM ET
Want to take a vacation to outer space? Virgin Galactic is aiming to start suborbital flights later this year, and with that, we now have space travel agents! Trace discusses what commercial space travel is going to look like in 2014.
Dec 23, 2013 07:47 AM ET
A major equipment failure on the International Space Station has made for a rough week for the six astronauts living aboard. Two of those astronauts will be doing a Christmas Day spacewalk to fix the problem.Trace tells us what's gone wrong up there.
Jun 12, 2013 01:51 AM ET // Markus Hammonds
NASA are working with a company called Made In Space to develop the first ever microgravity 3D printer. Continue reading →
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