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Can Virtual Reality Help Keep Astronauts Sane In Space?
Scientists are sending Oculus Rift headsets deep into the Arctic to find out
How Many Years Does The Space Station Have Left?
The ISS just celebrated its 15-year anniversary yesterday. Could it survive another 15?
Dear President Obama: Congratulations! But We Need To Talk.
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
Russian Space Chief: ‘We’re Talking About Establishing Permanent Bases’ On the Moon
Yesterday, the heads of the space agencies for Europe, Canada, Russia, India, and Japan met in Washington D.C. (without NASA, … Continued
Augmented Reality Will Help Future Astronauts Perform Surgery on Each Other
Astronauts traveling to Mars or other distant destinations will face all kinds of medical problems, but rocket science isn’t surgery. … Continued
Let’s Reconstitute Humans From Genomes Launched Into Space! and Other Ambitious Proposals for Galactic Colonization
DARPA's 100-Year Starship project is getting underway
NASA and DARPA Plan ‘Hundred-Year Starship’ To Bring Humans to Other Worlds And Leave Them There Forever
If NASA ever gets a clear directive for interplanetary exploration, a new Hundred-Year Starship could be their version of the … Continued
Ares Rocket Poses on Launchpad Before First Flight
In preparation for its October 27th test flight, the Ares I rocket has successfully made its way to the launch … Continued
Augmented Reality Headsets to Help ISS Astronauts
As if space isn't cool enough already. Why can't they augment our mundane Earth reality first?
NASA Test Fires Ares First Stage Rocket Motor
Wasting no time after the publication of the Augustine Report, both NASA and a competitor for the Lunar X-Prize used … Continued