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Oct 13, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Robotic systems inspired by elephant trunks, octopus arms and other structures found in nature could have a variety of space applications.
Oct 10, 2014 11:38 AM ET
In honor of Space Week, Trace thought it would be fun to come chat with you all about the plans to colonize Mars!
Sep 26, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
A Russian-built Soyuz capsule carrying a crew of three reached the International Space Station late Thursday (Sept. 25), despite a stuck solar array that failed to deploy just after its launch six hours earlier.
Sep 24, 2014 06:20 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
India has joined the Mars club.
Sep 18, 2014 09:52 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Shape-memory materials that produce active compression could provide astronauts with a lightweight and flexible space suit. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2014 07:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
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