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Fishing in Outer Space for Bigger Junk

Posted March 23rd, 2015 at 6:06 pm (UTC-4)
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Going back in time to tackle 21st century problems, the European Space Agency (ESA) has been testing the effectiveness of some old fishing net technology as a way to grab and retrieve larger pieces of debris in space such as inactive satellites or spent rocket boosters. The space agency tested the old fishing net technology, […]

Health Concerns Could Ground Citizen Astronauts

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 9:23 pm (UTC-4)
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A group of former NASA executives plans to offer excursions to the moon to anyone who can afford the   $1.4-million-dollar-per-couple ticket price. Golden Spike Co. is the latest private company to join the burgeoning space tourism industry. Once operations launch, the public demand for seats on commercial spacecraft is expected to grow from 373 seats […]