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Beyond Mars, Other Places in Our Solar System We Could Colonize
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Beyond Mars, Other Places in Our Solar System We Could Colonize

We get why colonizing Mars is so appealing. We have even discussed why this could be a great idea. As Elon Musk so cogently put it, & 34;Humans need to be a multi-planet species.& 34; Nevertheless, as you have probably guessed, today we are going to look at some of the alternatives to Mars, places which are close neighbors to our home planet and could operate as strategic bases or potential long term homes.

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SpaceX’s Starship Super-Rocket Destroyed During Pressure Test

A video released by Boca Chica showed the explosion that destroyed the rocket.February 29, 2020SpaceX& 39;s Starship SN1 prototype blew up on Friday night during a pressure test on its pad at the company’s South Texas facility. A video by Boca Chica showed the explosion.RELATED: SPACEX& 39;S MK1 ROCKET BLOWS ITS TOP DURING CRYOGENIC PRESSURE TESTPart of the processHowever, before you get worried, it should be noted that these accidents are part of the process.
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Biggest Explosion in the History of the Universe Is Spotted by Astronomers

This is the biggest explosion seen in the universe since the Big Bang.February 28, 2020Astronomers who had their eyes set on a distant galaxy cluster just witnessed the biggest explosion witnessed in the universe since the Big Bang.The record-breaking explosion was created by a black hole that is 390 million light-years away in the Ophiuchus cluster, and it truly dwarfs all others.
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Scientists Find the First Extraterrestrial Protein in a Meteorite

The new discovery could provide clues as to whether extraterrestrial life is possible.March 02, 2020A team of scientists believes they have discovered the first extraterrestrial protein known to humanity. Using a new analysis technique, the researchers claim to have found the out-of-this-world discovery inside a meteorite that fell to Earth some 30 years ago.
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NASA's Applications for Astronauts to Go to the Moon Are Officially Open

Applications are open between March 2nd and March 31st.March 03, 2020The moment all aspiring astronauts have been waiting for is finally here. NASA is officially accepting applications for its future Artemis missions.Anyone can send in their CV, provided they meet the requirements. The applications opened on March 2nd, and last until March 31st.
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China's Biggest Private Carmaker to Build Satellites for Autonomous Cars

Geely will invest $326 million to build these satellites.March 03, 2020As the demand for autonomous cars keeps growing, so do car and in-car connectivity needs. That& 39;s why China& 39;s largest private automaker, Geely, is investing in building satellites.Sharing the news on Tuesday, China& 39;s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said they were investing 2.
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15 Amazing Animals Who Paved the Way for Mankind to Reach for the Stars

For all the headlines about the first humans to do this or that in space, none of them would ever have got there without some very brave pioneering animals. Here we explore the stories of some of the first animal-astronauts who made world history.RELATED: SPACEX WILL SEND A TEST DUMMY ABOARD DRAGON CREW SPACECRAFT BY 2021What animals did NASA send into space?
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SpaceX Nails 50th Rocket Landing, Sends Station Supplies to ISS

The firm sent 1,950 kilograms of station supplies to the International Space Station.March 07, 2020SpaceX sent 1,950 kilograms of station supplies for NASA once more on Friday night, nailing its 50th rocket landing, reported ABC News. The Falcon rocket, as usual, blasted off, while minutes later, the spent first-stage booster landed back at Cape Canaveral.
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Impressive Images of Mars' Moreux Crater Captured by Mars Express

The crater is located in the Terra Sabaea region of Mars.March 09, 2020It& 39;s another great day for Space technology. The European Space Agency& 39;s (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft recently captured stunning and detailed images of Mars& 39; Moreux Crater.The Moreux Crater is located in an area that& 39;s captivated researchers due to its geological makeup, as well as its striking geographical features.
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9 of the World's Most Influential Early Astronomers

When we look up at the sky at night, we don& 39;t only see incredible natural phenomena playing out before our eyes, we also see an enormous tapestry of the past of our universe.The sky is a time machine of sorts. It transmits the light of long-dead stars that are often millions of years old, allowing us to gather knowledge on the history of our universe and how it was formed.
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Making World History, SpaceX Successfully Landed Its 50th Rocket

The Falcon rocket landed successfully back on Earth, as the Dragon capsule hurtled up to the ISS with its payload.March 09, 2020SpaceX crew and employees will be rejoicing: the company& 39;s 50th Falcon rocket launch went smoothly this weekend, seeing the rocket land safely back to Earth for the last time.
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NASA Improves ISS Life Support System that Turns Pee into Drinking Water

The new upgrade will help astronauts travel to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.March 11, 2020An early version of the distillation assembly.NASAWater is a scarce resource in space, and it& 39;s not easy to transport it from Earth. That& 39;s why the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) use state-of-the-art recycling technology that allows them to recycle sweat and even urine in order to reuse it as drinking water.
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Women May Be Better Suited for Spaceflight, According to Scientists

There& 39;s currently only one woman aboard the International Space Station.March 13, 2020Female astronauts Chancellor and McClain in the ISS during Expedition 57NASANASA astronaut Jessica Meir is currently the only woman in Space. This isn& 39;t such a surprise given there have been around 550 people sent to Space, with only 65 of them having been women.
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COVID-19: 7 Methods Astronauts Use to Cope with Long-Term Confinement

As cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continue to rise throughout most of the world, millions have been asked to stay inside their homes.With big travel bans already in place between the US and EU, more likely to follow between Schengen countries, and people being confined indoors, a sense of isolation is likely pervading many households.
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NASA Successfully Completes Orion Spacecraft Performance Testing Ahead of Schedule

Next stop is the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.March 15, 2020NASA has successfully completed performance testing for its Orion spacecraft. & 34;The Orion spacecraft, consisting of the crew module and European-built service module, has undergone more than three months of testing at NASA’s Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio, where it was subjected to the extreme temperatures and electromagnetic environment it will experience in the vacuum of space during Artemis missions,& 34; read a NASA press release.
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SpaceX Finally Launches Starlink Satellite Constellation, Breaks Record for Falcon 9 Re-Use

This marks the Falcon 9 booster& 39;s fifth launch to space.March 18, 2020SpaceX successfully launched its latest batch of 60 satellites for its Starlink constellation. The satellites are for an internet broadband system the firm plans to launch starting later this year in the U.S. and Canada.RELATED: SPACEX FALCON 9 ROCKET SHUTS DOWN DURING STARLINK SATELLITE CONSTELLATION LAUNCHSuccessful deployment of 60 Starlink satellites confirmed pic.
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