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NASA’s Next Search for Life Is in Extraterrestrial Oceans

NASA is sending a probe, called Europa Clipper, to investigate the potential habitability of one of these ocean worlds. It is thought that many planetary bodies in our solar system contain liquid water deep below their icy surfaces.

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When Will Space Tourism be Affordable?

With more and more businesses getting into the commercial space business, how long before space tourism be affordable?

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SpaceX’s Genius Design of Starship’s Life Support Systems

SpaceX is building the most powerful spacecraft ever with the Starship. When completed, clients are waiting to put it to different uses as it is a very versatile spacecraft and this is because SpaceX is making it to be 100 percent reusable. Musk’s ultimate goal is to colonize Mars. The trip time is based on […]

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Terraforming Mars in 3 Just Simple Steps

In this not-quite-serious video Sabine Hossenfelder explains what it would take to terraform Mars and make it habitable for humans. Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:58 Conditions on Mars 2:02 Step 1: Creating a Magnetic Field 4:50 Step 2: Creating an Atmosphere 6:06 Step 3: Converting CO2 to O2 8:46 Sponsor Message

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How to Nuke a Dangerous Asteroid as a Last Resort

In this video, Anton talks about a new simulation showing that we could use nuclear weapons to protect the planet from certain types of dangerous asteroids Links: https://www.llnl.gov/news/late-time-small-body-disruptions-can-protect-earth https://wci.llnl.gov/simulation/computer-codes/spheral https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0094576521003921 https://dart.jhuapl.edu/

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Why SpaceX Cares About Concrete

How does concrete stack up against rocket engines? When a launch or landing pad fails, it can be worse than if it wasn’t there at all, creating high-speed projectiles that jeopardize the safety of the vehicle and its support equipment, not to mention its crew. It’s a nice reminder that even the humblest provision here […]

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SpaceX’s Starlink 2.0 – Faster Speeds, Greater Coverage and More

Elon Musk is launching a next-generation version of SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites. Similar to earlier versions, v2.0 satellites will sit at 570 kilometers, with the ability to completely deorbit and disintegrate within Earth’s atmosphere. Plus, with the much more extensive coverage range, SpaceX will be able to apply for increased funding and licensing across countries […]

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Is Moving Heavy Industry to Space a Great Idea or a Pipe Dream?

Here’s an interesting idea: move all the polluting heavy industry off the planet to save the planet. But is it feasible?

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How to Send Public Comments to FAA for SpaceX’s Starship project

Here are two ways you can send your public comments in for the FAA’s Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment for SpaceX Starship Super Heavy Project at the Boca Chica Launch Site. Deadline is October 18th.

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