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How Elon Musk Plans on Reinventing the World (and Mars)

One of his companies is trying to upend the auto industry. Another of his companies is trying to put people on Mars. Yet another is trying to bring electricity to everyone who needs it. Elon Musk wants to reinvent the world in a single lifetime. But is the future ready for Elon Musk?<p><i>Following the</i> …

We visited the most powerful rocket ever built — and it was even better than we expected

To this day, the Saturn V — a ticket into the history books during the '60s and early '70s — remains the only rocket capable of transporting humans beyond low-Earth orbit, where the International Space Station resides. And it's a monster.<p>We recently visited the never used, ready-for-flight Saturn V …

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Russia to send 4 macaques to Mars in 2017 - It is unclear if the mission will be one way or if the animals will return frown emoticon<p>Monkeys paved the way for us to reach the moon and now Russian scientists are hoping the animals will be key to getting a human colony to Mars.<p>Experts from the Russian Academy Of Science are training four rhesus macaques to travel into space and land on the red planet - although it is unclear if they will also bring them back.<br>This training, which includes using a …

Russia just announced that it's sending humans to the moon

They're a little late for the great space race of the 1960s, but the mission is an admirable push for the reignited interest in manned deep-space travel.<p>On Tuesday, at a space and technology conference in Moscow, the head of Roscosmos Energia — Russia's version of NASA — announced: "A manned flight …

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Biosphere 2 is an artificial closed ecological system, located in the desert of Arizona, which was built in the 1990s.<p>The project goal was to assess …

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SpaceX for Space Exploration Technologies was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk, which had just become a millionaire. It aims to create a private company …

Space Travel

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The construction that began in 2010 in eastern Russia is at the height of the Russian Space ambition.<p>The goal of this cosmodrome is taking over from …

Russian Government

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Now that the 100 candidates were selected, Mars One will have to train these people for 10 years, until the departure of the first mission.<p>The chosen …

Mars

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Created in 2013 by david grump, DSI aims to develop the mining operation of asteroids in our solar system<p>Like his competitor, Planetery Resources, …

Mining

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After the Ukrainian crisis, diplomatic relations with the United-States and Russia have deteriorated. The Russian government announced not wanting to …

International Relations

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Presented at the beginning of 2013, the lunar base project of the European Space Agency (ESA) is realized. A new video presents synthetic images the …

Habitats

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Bigelow Aerospace is a company founded in 19991 by Robert Bigelow in Las Vegas and whose business is to use space stations for commercial purposes. …

Space Exploration

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According to NASA scientists who measured using ground-based signatures of water in the atmosphere of the red planet, Mars had a primitive ocean that …

Mars

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At the time the settlement projects of Mars are increasing, the online payment service PayPal said yesterday that he would design an intergalactic …

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