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Nasa to test inflatable heat shield based on a child's toy that could help put people on Mars (let's hope they don't get too deflated if it doesn't work)

• <b>Nasa plan to test inflatable technology in their quest to put people on Mars</b>• <b><br>Scientists believe a blow-up heat shield could be used on future</b> …

Ready For Blast Off: Billionaire Charles Simonyi On What To Pack For Space Travel

Looking for a vacation that costs up to $50 million, has no showers and is likely to make you sick? It’s no luxury resort, but traveling to outer space can be the ultimate adventure for thrill-seekers with lots of disposable income. It’s as exclusive as it gets — fewer than 550 people have ever …

Amnesiac Mars Rover Is Getting Brain Surgery From Millions of Miles Away

NASA has had some truly bad luck lately, underscored by the cancellation of an ambitious balloon mission due to a leak last week. Even Opportunity, …

NASA Is Developing a Plan to Fix Opportunity Rover's Memory Problems

"The problems started off fairly benign, but now they’ve become more serious."<p>After spending more than a decade on Mars, NASA's Opportunity rover is …

Ten Astronaut Health Risks During Deep Space Missions

A 2014 study on 12 astronauts found that the human heart becomes 9.4 percent more spherical after long exposure to weightlessness in space. This …

UK scientists plan to grow lettuce on Mars

Photos of the lettuce are to be transmitted to Earth so the public and scientists would be able to watch the lettuce mature<p>A team of scientists have created a plan to grow lettuce on Mars, and it has been short-listed to be included in a future space flight to the red planet.<p>The project, being run …

How NASA harnessed sunlight to revive its planet-hunting telescope

It wasn’t until the Kepler began collecting data in 2009 that we knew just how many planetary neighbors we have. Since then, the telescope has found over 4,000 planetary candidates within 3,000 light years from us, almost 1,000 of which have been confirmed by the observations of other telescopes.<p>It …

Some in Space Community Notice Something They Say Is Unusual in This NASA Mars Rover Picture

A new image captured my NASA’s Curiosity rover has raised some eyebrows in the space community.<p>The image purports to capture a coffin-like object on the surface of Mars.<p>Here’s the original image:<p>Image source: NASA<p>And an edited version of the picture highlighting the object of interest:<p>Image source: …

15 Amazing Space Missions to Watch in 2015

Space fans have a lot to look forward to next year.<p>Closely watched spacecraft are expected to start pumping out science, while private spaceflight …

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