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SpaceIL May Launch First Private Lunar Lander In 2017

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Israel – The Israeli space exploration company called SpaceIL is setting its sights on the Moon for 2017. The private company is currently designing a space craft that they plan to land on the surface of the moon. The motivation ...

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You Can Be Buried On The Moon Says Elysium

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The San Francisco-based company Elysium Space officially announced the “launch” of its “lunar memorial’ service earlier this month. In fact, Elysium will soon be sending the ashes of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier’s mother into space as part of its first ever ...

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Monetizing The Moon

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According to numerous sources, the Japanese pharmaceutical company Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd has joined forces with a few private space companies to ship the first sports drink to the moon. Otsuka, SpaceX and Astroscale have teamed up to complete the ...

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Seven Projects Which Have NASA’s Support of Funds

NASA funds low-cost probes and other futuristic space tech

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Cost-efficient probes, an extraterrestrial submarine and spacecraft powered by electric sails, are 3 among the seven different projects moving on to second phase of NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program (NIAC). All the entries have only just begun development, since the ...

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Leap Second May Cause Significant Changes to the World

One extra second , little extra day

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On 30th June, everyone will add the leap second in the same way or the same time. Note: Leap seconds are not directly related to leap days (in leap years). Historically, we have measured time with respect to the Earth’s ...

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NASA Takes Alien Life Search to the Next Level as Journey to Europa Becomes ‘In Development Phase’

Nasa's Mission to Jupiter's Moon Europa Enters Development Phase

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NASA’s mission for searching signs of alien life on Europa, Jupiter’s moon has crossed its first major milestone, being successfully termed as ‘in development phase’. The mission concept of NASA, for conducting a detailed survey of Europa and investigating its ...

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Crashing Comets Formed Features Of Moon

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According to a research paper recently published in the journal Icarus, crashing comets may be responsible for the moon’s features.   A research team out of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has solved the mystery behind the unusually swirled areas ...

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