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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 announces design for new deep space exploration system: New heavy-lift rocket will take humans far beyond Earth

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

NASA has selected the design of a new Space Launch System that will take the agency's astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide the cornerstone for America's future human spac... Read Post

NASA's Moon plans falling behind

Academics / General Science : Short Sharp Science (7 years ago)

The US plan to send humans back to the Moon is experiencing growing pains.Publicly, NASA has said it plans to launch Orion, an Apollo-like capsule that will replace the space shuttle and will also ferry astronauts to the Moon, by... 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

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