Buzz Aldrin wants a manned mission to Mars within 25 years

Buzz Aldrin was the second person to walk on the Moon in 1969.

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first set foot on the surface of the Moon on July 20, 1969, it appeared as though mankind was on the verge of a new age of space exploration. After all, if the moon could be conquered, what could prevent us traveling to other planets, even to other solar systems?

 

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Mars One to begin accepting applications in July for 2023 mission

An artist’s rendition of a Mars One colony.

Martian colonization non-profit, Mars One, will begin accepting applications in July from people who want to colonize Mars, Space.com reports. The applications must be in video form and applicants have to pay a fee (the company told Space.com that it was to weed out insincere candidates).

 

 

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Monitoring People from Space: The Good the Bad, and the Ugly

Futurist Thomas Frey: In the late 1980s, I was an engineer working as part of an IBM team to build a mobile satellite command and control center for monitoring missile launches from space. This contract was part of Regan’s “Star Wars” missile defense system.

 

 

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10 great indoor vertical gardens

Plants are natural friends and always lend a sense of warmth and spread freshness.

Space is a problem for city dwellers when it comes to gardens.  But, bringing the charm of gardens in the life of people who suffer a space crunch are vertical gardens that will bring the garden inside the comfort of your house. Designers have come up with ideas that cover the walls with vegetation and give them an all new life. Listed below are 10 indoor vertical gardens that will help you lead a greener life. (Pics)

 

 

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European Space Agnecy wants a 3D printed building on the moon

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The European Space Agency wants to 3-D print a moon base.  But one of the biggest challenges would be the expense (in terms of energy) to get supplies off of Earth.  One way is to send as little as possible to the Moon.  Couldn’t we just make a moon base out of rock?  After all, the moon is already made of rocks. (Pics)

 

 

 

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Las Vegas businessman bets $500 million on space hotel

Pictured with Bigelow is a BA 330 module, similar in function to what the new Bigelow Expandable Activity Module will be.

Robert Bigelow is a hotel ans aerospace entrepreneur,  He got rich off budget hotel suites that start at $189 a week. Now they are funding his dream of building inflatable space habitats with rates topping $400,000 a day.

 

 

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SpaceX set to launch first commercial rocket to ISS

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Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, stands in front of a Falcon 9 rocket at SpaceX’s launch site.

A Falcon 9 rocket will lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida tomorrow night.  The craft will rendezvous in low-Earth orbit with the International Space Station (ISS) a few days after it has been launched.

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Is NASA tracking the Cosmic Shift?

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Cosmic changes are coming.

When it comes to terraforming, the Universe makes man’s puny efforts to be king of the hill look pretty pathetic. Not only are we completely at the mercy of a constantly changing planet, but we’re careening through space totally vulnerable to a sea of objects and cosmic influences beyond our wildest imagination.

Yet intuitively we have the peace that all is under control in some magnificent way.

The decades long assertion that our solar system would soon enter an electrically charged life altering photon belt around the Sirius star system has been regularly dismissed as pseudo science–NASA speak for “conspiracy theory”. Despite periodical scientific validation it has been continually pushed aside by mainstream science.

Until now…

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