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Fly me to the Moon ... oh, you can't

I didn't know whether to laugh or cry when watching NASA's new recruitment video for wannabee astronauts. 'We need you!' the stentorian voiceover says. "Human Exploration of Space is what we do at NASA!" it continues, amid shots of past glories and mockups of future wonders, including besuited explorers striding...
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NASA should maintain long-term focus on Mars as 'horizon goal' for human spaceflight

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (7 months ago)

Arguing for a continuation of the nation's human space exploration program, a new congressionally mandated report from the National Research Council concludes that the expense of human spaceflight and the dangers to the astronauts i... Read Post

Finding Water On The Moon Has Major Implications For Human Space Exploration

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (5 years ago)

The discovery of large quantities of water on the moon will have very significant implications for human space exploration, according to a UK space expert. The findings by NASA were reportedly made after researchers examined data fr... Read Post

Station astronauts remotely control planetary rover from space

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (last year)

Just as remotely-operated vehicles help humans explore the depths of the ocean from above, NASA has begun studying how a similar approach may one day help astronauts explore other worlds. On June 17 and July 26, NASA tested the Surf... Read Post


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