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Keep It Down Up There!
Tired of ear-piercing aircraft noise? New technologies promise to quiet jet engines
Is This the Machine That Will Finally Find Life On Mars?
It may not look like much, but this humble 'bot may be our best shot at proving we're not alone in the universe. First, though, the scientists testing it in Chile's Atacama Desert have to figure out how to control the thing
The Asteroid Tractor
Astronauts propose a nuclear-powered spaceship to tow away space rocks bound for Earth
I hear that the guy who founded Space Adventures wrote a travel guide for space tourists. Is this a PR gimmick?
It depends what you mean by “PR gimmick.” Yes, Space Adventures CEO Eric Anderson has co-authored The Space Tourist´s Handbook....
Rear-ending Rocks in Space
With test targets in sight, European scientists ramp up for the first-ever asteroid-deflection mission
The First Mission To The Last Planet
A new spaceship to document Pluto, offer insight
NASA’s Asteroid Insurance Policy
A plan to save Earth from cosmic collisions
The Mini Shuttle
Russia partners with Europe to build its own reusable spacecraft for flights to the International Space Station and beyond.
Tracking the most powerful blasts in the universe
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
The best tool yet for finding water on the Red Planet