Space colonization
Space colonization (also called space settlement, or extraterrestrial colonization) is permanent human habitation off planet Earth.Many arguments have been made for space colonization. The two most co...
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New Horizons Flyover of Pluto
Using actual New Horizons data and digital elevation models of Pluto and its largest moon Charon, mission scientists have created flyover movies that offer spectacular new perspectives of the many unu...
Did you know that the James Webb Space... - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope
Did you know that the James Webb Space Telescope’s 5-layer tennis court-sized sunshield is like having sunblock of SPF 1 million? Using never before developed technology, Webb is the most complex...
4G cell service is coming to the Moon....
4G cell service is coming to the moon. (via @Seeker)
Terra-forming Mars. What we need to do to make Mars our home
Humanity will one day make it to Mars. But can we make it livable?
New Human Subspecies Likely To Emerge As Martian Planners Try To Establish Red Planet Colony | Tech Times
Humans who plan on inhabiting Mars are faced with a difficult challenge of conceiving children. Microgravity could result in a variety of defects in an unborn child.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
A Japanese company wants to build a space elevator by 2050.
Powering a Habitat on Mars with Kilopower
When we imagine sending humans long-term to live on the surface of Mars, the moon, or other planetary bodies in the not-so-distant future, one of the primary questions is: How will we provide the colo...
Laika: Pioneering Space Dog Launched 60 Years Ago Today
It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth. Her historic flight was one of the defining moments of the space race between the US and Soviet Union. Al Ja...
Mysterious radio bursts might power alien ships
No one's sure what fast radio bursts are, so some Harvard scientists asked: Why not aliens? Learn more about this story at Find more vid...
SPACEX Back To Space
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Saturday and placed a constellation of satellites in orbit, marking the company's first launch since ...
Prof. Stephen Hawking WARNS That Humanity Only Has 1000 Years To ESCAPE Earth!
HUMANS only have 1,000 years left on Earth and will have to find another planet if we are to survive, Professor Stephen Hawking has warned.
NASA's New 'Intruder Alert' System Spots An Incoming Asteroid
A space rock zips by earth Sunday night. Astronomers know it doesn't pose a threat, in part thanks to a new automated warning program called Scout.
Astronauts Going To Mars Could Face Brain Damage, Study Warns
Going to Mars could be bad for astronauts’ brains, a new study using rodents has found.
Elon Musk: A Million Humans Could Live on Mars By the 2060s
The SpaceX plan for building a Mars settlement includes refueling in orbit, a fleet of passenger ships, and the biggest rocket ever made.
Jupiter Is 'Hardly Recognizable' In Juno's Latest Images
The first close-up images of Jupiter as seen by NASA’s Juno spacecraft are finally rolling in—and the gas giant before us is barely recognizable.
The Impossible Propulsion Drive Is Heading to Space
Cannae Inc. is sending its version of the much-ballyhooed and debated EmDrive to orbit to finally put it to the test.
Asteroid mining
Asteroid mining refers to the possibility of exploiting raw materials from asteroids and other minor planets, including near-Earth objects. Minerals and volatiles could be mined from an asteroid or sp...
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Non-rocket spacelaunch
Non-rocket space launch (NRS) refers to concepts for launch into space where some or all of the needed speed and altitude are provided by something other than expendable rockets. A number of alternat...
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Human adaptation to spaceflight
Humans are physiologically well-adapted to life on Earth. Consequently, spaceflight has many negative effects on the body. The most significant adverse effects of long-term weightlessness are muscle a...
Human adaptation to spaceflight - Wikipedia
Space medicine
Space medicine is the practice of medicine on astronauts in outer space whereas astronautical hygiene is the application of science and technology to the prevention or control of exposure to the hazar...
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Space food
Space food is a variety of food products, specially created and processed for consumption by astronauts in outer space. The food has specific requirements of providing balanced nutrition for individua...
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Colonization of Mars
Mars is the focus of much speculation and scientific study about possible human colonization. Its surface conditions and the likely availability of water make it arguably the most hospitable of the pl...
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Colonization of Mercury
Mercury has been suggested as a possible target for space colonization of the inner Solar System, along with Mars, Venus, the Moon and the asteroid belt.
Like the Moon, Mercury does not have any...
Colonization of Mercury - Wikipedia
Colonization of Venus
The colonization of Venus has been a subject of many works of science fiction since before the dawn of spaceflight, and is still discussed from both a fictional and a scientific standpoint. However, w...
Colonization of Venus - Wikipedia
Terraforming of Venus
The terraforming of Venus is the theoretical process of engineering the global environment of the planet Venus in such a way as to make it suitable for human habitation. Terraforming Venus was first s...
Terraforming of Venus - Wikipedia
Colonization of the Moon
The colonization of the Moon is the proposed establishment of permanent human communities or robot industries on the Moon.Recent indication that water might be present in noteworthy quantities at the ...
Colonization of the Moon - Wikipedia
Colonization of Europa
Europa, the fourth-largest moon of Jupiter, is a subject in both science fiction and scientific speculation for future human colonization. Europa's geophysical features, including a possible subglacia...
Colonization of the outer Solar System
Many parts of the outer Solar System have been considered for possible future colonization. Most of the larger moons of the outer planets contain water ice, liquid water, and organic compounds that mi...
Colonization of the outer Solar System - Wikipedia
Colonization of Titan
Saturn’s largest moon Titan is one of several candidates for possible future colonization of the outer Solar System.
According to Cassini data from 2008, Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hy...
Colonization of Titan - Wikipedia
Colonization of the asteroids
The asteroids have long been suggested as possible sites for human colonization. This idea is popular in science fiction. Asteroid mining, a proposed industrial process in which asteroids are mined fo...