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Citizen science is blazing a trail into Earth orbit.

Onboard the SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon capsule soon to be headed for...

Mastering microgravity. Research onboard the International Space Station. Credit: NASA

Set for an upcoming ride to the International Space Station (ISS) are nearly a100 proteins to be used in crystallization studies – microgravity research that could lead to innovative methods of drug discovery.

A SpaceX Falcon booster is to...

X-15: The World’s Fastest Rocket Plane and the Pilots Who Ushered in the Space Age by John Anderson and Richard Passman; Zenith Press/Quayside Publishing Group, Minneapolis, MN.; Licensed by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; $30.00 (hard cover); 2014.

This account of the pioneering X-15 program (flying from 1959 into 1968) is a highly enjoyable read. The authors...

Credit: MarsFest 2014

Take a walk on Mars…without leaving Earth!

Check out the third annual MarsFest in Death Valley National Park, being held March 28-30 within the breathtaking desert valley located in Eastern California.

Visitors of all ages are invited to MarsFest 2014 – to elevate public awareness about planetary analog research taking place at special spots on Earth.


Credit: MIT

A top-notch team of MIT engineers has scoped out orbiting way stations – one such depot placed somewhere between the Earth and the Moon.

Once in place, this type of filling station could reduce the fuel a spacecraft needs to carry from Earth.

That means, with less fuel onboard, a rocket could launch heavier payloads, such as large scientific...


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