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The US Army’s Plan to Conquer the Moon

“Project Horizon” was the US Army’s secret attempt in the 1960s to come up with a viable plan for long-term American colonization of the Moon. But with the Soviet Union already ahead in the space race, the hundreds of pages of classified reports also had to consider what would happen if a lunar base was […]

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Future Science Space

What’s NASA’s Plan to Colonize the Moon?

NASA wants to put people on the moon by 2024 and villages of people on the moon by 2030. The question is, what will it take to reach such a lofty goal? This video is from The Unthinkable. As part of NASA’s Artemis plan, the goal is to have permanent communities on the surface of […]

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Science Space

New Supercomputer Simulation Sheds Light on Moon’s Origin

A new NASA and Durham University simulation puts forth a different theory of the Moon’s origin – the Moon may have formed in a matter of hours, when material from the Earth and a Mars sized-body were launched directly into orbit after the impact. The simulations used in this research are some of the most […]

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Space

The Full Plan For Artemis Part 1: The Robotic Missions

Artemis is NASA’s plan to return to the moon, and this time to stay. That’s something you probably already know. But there’s a lot more to it than picking a lander. This video is the first of 3 videos to explore the full plan for Artemis, starting with the uncrewed and robotic missions that will […]

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Data Space

The Role of Data in Moon Missions

Here’s an interesting look at how data played (and continues to play) in space exploration. 00:00 – Introduction and Agenda for the episode 02:49 – Setup local environment guidelines 03:56 – Setup for this project and intro to Python notebooks in VSCode 06:40 – Choosing data for analysis – NASA Lunar Rock Curation 07:51 – […]

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Space

Why NASA Quarantined the Apollo 11 Astronauts

With quarantines back in the public consciousness, you’d be surprised to hear that the Apollo 11 astronauts were themselves quarantined upon returning to Earth. Vox explains: In this episode of History Club, Vox’s Phil Edwards and Coleman Lowndes chat with Amy Shira Teitel of The Vintage Space about the Apollo 11 quarantine. It was an […]

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Science Space

Could We Build a Moon Base with Today’s Technology?

Could we start building a base on the moon with today’s technology? It may not be as far fetched as it sounds. It would also make a great testing ground for new technologies and a launching point for exploring the rest of the solar system.

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