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Boeing-Built Military Jets May Soon Launch Satellites Into Space

Seattle (CBS SEATTLE) – A new set of Boeing-built fighter jets may soon launch U.S. military satellites into orbit.

The U.S. military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) gave Boeing a $30.6 million contract in March to attach a launch vehicle to the bottom of F-15E Strike Eagles. 175 more words

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Experts: NASA Should Set Up Ethical Rules For Astronauts On Long Space Flights

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – According to health and ethic experts, NASA should set up ethical rules regarding health of astronauts on long space flights. 271 more words

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Links to articles on the implications of discovering gravitational waves.

It somehow blows me away, the universe. Inflation theory is most likely right. I won’t type out the implications. I will post links.

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How Old Do You Think Our Planet Is?

Ever wonder exactly how old our planet is? Well, according to Space.com…

Scientists have calculated that Earth is 4.54 billion years old

For a comparison the Milky Way galaxy that holds our solar system is is determined to be 13.2 billion years old and the universe as a whole is determined to be 13.8 billion years old.

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Name a Martian crater for just $5 bucks

Name a Martian crater for just $5 bucks

By Mike Wall

Published February 28, 2014

Space.com

  • NASA’s 1997 Pathfinder mission to Mars returned this stunning image of the planet’s rocky red landscape.

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