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Sochi Olympic Torch Live on The Space Station

Live streaming video by Ustream Two Russian cosmonauts will carry the Olympic torch when they venture outside the International Space Station Saturday, Nov. 9, for a six-hour spacewalk to perform maintenance work on the orbiting laboratory. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the spacewalk beginning at 9 a.m. EST.[8am CST,GMT 1400] Expedition 37 Flight Engineers Oleg Kotov and Sergey …

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The Moon’s Most Valuable Resource: Dirt

Dirt on The Moon - Regolith

The Moon’s environment consists of a combination of atmospheric, thermal, meteoroids, radiation, magnetic field, and gravitational field mechanisms. If humans want a feasible lunar base we should look at the resources already on the moon to protect future lunar inhabitants. The Lunar Shield Lunar regolith or soil can be used to shield a lunar station and it’s inhabitants from the …

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Sleeping In Space

Ever wonder how to get your full 8 hours while in space. Some questions might be asked like, “Do I have to tie myself down?” or, “Will I need a pillow?”. Well, Chris Hadfield is going to show us how!

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Hurricane Forecast For Alien Moon Titan

Titan is one of the top locations for possible alien life in our solar system. Not only does it have large seas and rivers  (although not made of water), Titan has a very active weather cycle that might turn violet pretty soon. According to NASA, “Saturn’s moon Titan might be in for some wild weather as it heads into its …

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NASA Funds 3D Food Printers

Video Source: GeoBeats Youtube Channel NASA has awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to Systems and Materials Research Consultancy of Austin, Texas to study the feasibility of using 3D printing for making food in space. Systems and Materials Research Consultancy will conduct a study for the development of a 3D printed food system for long duration …

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Top Locations For Alien Life In Our Solar System

The mission of the Kepler Project is to discover habitable planets orbiting other stars. However, many of these planets are light years away and unreachable by humans with our current technology. So lets take a look at bodies much closer and in our own solar system that may be top locations for alien life. As you judge these locations yourself …

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Inspiration Of The Week 3: Why Do You Value Life


Everyone has stopped for a moment and pondered about why they value the life they have today? Some people credit their parent, grandparent, their religion, and some people say it was chance. No matter who you credit, Neil Degrasse explains how it is no less that a stupendous miracle that all forms of life exist on Earth.  

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Mysterious Meteorites Land In Russia


What object is 55 feet wide, weighs 10,000 tons and crashes into the Earth once every 100 years? You should be thinking about the meteorite that plummeted into Russia and injured nearly 1000 people on Friday. This large impact occurred the same day an unrelated asteroid was supposed to pass close by the Earth. Quick Facts from NASA The Impact …

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