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Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

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The last time US astronauts visited the Moon was during the Apollo missions of the 1960s and 1970s.

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday (Dec 11) to send Americans to the Moon for the first time in decades, a move he said would help prepare for a future Mars trip. 405 more words

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Trump tells NASA to send astronauts to Mars

President Trump signs a directive authorizing NASA to conduct a space exploration program that would see Americans return to the moon, and eventually Mars.
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Little Astronaut

Tiny traveller

from the realm of inner space,

you float suspended

in dark warm liquid

upside down

untouched by gravity

tethered by a lifeline

to the mothership. 80 more words


California Wildfires: The View From Space

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Destructive and dangerous wildfires continue to race across Southern California Friday with new blazes prompting more evacuations. 194 more words


The University of Texas at Dallas: Researchers Launch Moon Mission Audio Site

The University of Texas at Dallas: Researchers Launch Moon Mission Audio Site. “NASA recorded thousands of hours of audio from the Apollo lunar missions, yet most of us have only been able to hear the highlights. 86 more words

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How these Boilermakers are blazing the trail for manned missions to Mars: BTN LiveBIG

Is this intrepid all-Purdue team actually going to live on the surface of Mars?

The short answer is no, not yet.

The long answer? They’re doing what amounts to the next best thing, as their two-week mission to the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in 2018 will provide crucial information and serve as an important stepping stone to the eventual manned missions to the red planet. 281 more words


Watch Astronauts Have a Pizza Party in Space

WATCH ASTRONAUTS HAVE A PIZZA PARTY IN SPACEPHOTO YOUTUBEWhat are you supposed to do when you’re marooned several hundred kilometres above the earth on the International Space Station and you’re really missing your favourite food?Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli, who has been up there for over 100 days, casually mentioned that he was missing pizza to his boss during a live broadcast and guess what? 102 more words