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The Space Craze that Gripped Russia Nearly 100 Years Ago

Newspapers proclaimed that hundreds of starships would soon push out into the cosmos. People dreamed of moon colonies that were just a few years away. Ordinary citizens organized competitions to build rockets to reach outer space. Welcome to Russia in the 1920s.
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Forget the Moon Colony, Newt: DARPA Aims for 100 Year Starship

Lifestyle / Green Living : CleanTechnica (3 years ago)

Mitt Romney had a chuckle over Newt Gingrich’s proposal to build a colony on the Moon but DARPA is already working on the interstellar 100 Year Starship project. No related posts. Read Post

Toy-like rockets could someday carry tiny satellites and human ashes to space

Technology : GigaOM (12 hours ago)

Twenty years after its founding, Microlaunchers could finally find the interest it needs to build huge fleets of small rockets. Toy-like rockets could someday carry tiny satellites and human ashes to space originally published by Gi... Read Post

Newt Gingrich promises to build a moon colony by 2020; make it a U.S. state (Yahoo! News)

Technology : Today in Tech (3 years ago)

Yahoo! News - The race for the Republican presidential nomination is about to blast off into outer space: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich announced that, if elected, he'd establish a colony on the moon by 2020. In a speech to s... Read Post


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