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SpaceX plans to reach Mars by 2022, reveals concepts for Mars and moon bases

If all goes according to CEO Elon Musk’s ambitious plans, his aerospace company SpaceX will land two cargo ships on Mars in 2022. That’s five years from now, as Musk explained at a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaid…

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SpaceX plans to reach Mars by 2022, reveals concepts for Mars and moon bases

If all goes according to CEO Elon Musk’s ambitious plans, his aerospace company SpaceX will land two cargo ships on Mars in 2022. That’s five years from now, as Musk explained at a presentation at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaid…

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Forget Mars. Why we should colonize Saturn’s moon Titan instead

Titan has one particular advantage over the Moon and Mars when it comes to colonization.

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Exclusive: NASA director Jim Green talks about The Martian and better living through radiation

NASA director of planetary sciences explains why flags don’t fly on Mars.

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Astronauts to eat space-grown food for the first time

Astronauts no longer drink Tang. But they don’t eat fresh food, either. Until now.

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Google Maps lets you explore the moon and Mars

Google Maps is taking us even farther than we had expected.

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Richard Branson Wants a Population on Mars. Here’s How He Can Create It.

Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, recently told CBS News, “In my lifetime, I’m determined to being a part of starting a population on Mars. I think it is absolutely realistic. It will happen.”

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‘We’re NASA and We Know It’ Is a Must-Watch Parody for Fans of the Mars Rover, Curiosity

The video for the song by LMFAO, “I’m Sexy and I Know It,” is either crude or crudely funny, depending on your tastes. (Click on the NSFW video here to see what I mean.) But if your tastes runs toward the geeky, you’ll find this parody, “I’m NASA and I Know It” hilarious.

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NASA (Finally) Inspires the Public with Curiosity

Some fans of space are so dedicated that they can tell you the names of the astronauts for all seventeen Apollo missions–as well as the names of every cosmonaut who went to Mir. But the public remains unenthused…until last night. That’s when people gathered at parties across the country, held in planetariums, universities, convention centers, and even in Times Square, to watch the landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars.

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The Xbox Kinect Will Satisfy Your ‘Curiosity’ About NASA’s New Rover

I’m a PS3 gamer (Uncharted FTW), with minimal experience with the Xbox. Xbox players have the advantage if you want to play Halo, Fable, and a slew of dancing and Kinect games. But Kinect Star Wars aside, there hasn’t been a game that has made me want to convert. Until now.

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