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The Vacuum of Space

Obviously inside of a space station or other star bound vehicle the inhabitants live moments away from a very hostile void just a few feet away. 373 more words

Skylab Project

Thrill returns at rocket launch

A curious feeling came over me this morning as I watched the television screen.

A rocket took off from a launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Fla. 261 more words

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Space: Tourism's setback is industry's gain

Last week’s tragic crash of Scaled Composites’ Space Ship Two, the prototype short-hop orbital vehicle designed for Virgin Galactic, is a sober reminder that getting to space is, quite literally, rocket science; more than crossing oceans by boat, more than bisecting hemispheres by jet, travel to space is very hard and very hazardous. 792 more words

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