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Meteorite Ring

A meteorite is a solid piece of debris from an object, such as a comet, asteroid, or meteoroid, that originates in outer space and survives its …

Meteorites

Trips to Mars won't make quick money, but venture capitalists are jumping on other space projects

In 2010, Bessemer Venture Partners decided to invest in an intriguing start-up that would build and launch a network of small satellites for a fraction of the typical cost.<p>Four years later, that small satellite and remote imaging company, Skybox Imaging, was acquired by Google for $500 million in …

Scientists discover elixir of youth – for mice – and begin tests on humans

Scientists in the US claim to have discovered a natural compound found in avocado, broccoli and cucumber that has “remarkable anti-ageing effects in …

Would You Risk Your Life To Travel To Mars? Elon Musk Offers The Chance -- And Many Are Ready

Dying to go to Mars? You soon might have the option.<p>As early as 2025, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, plans to get humans to Mars. Mission “Heart of Gold,” (in honor of <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy),</i> could carry up to 100 people — with a “high” chance that participants could</i> …

Elon Musk

The race to Mars: here's how SpaceX ranks against the competition

Who will get to the Red Planet first?<p>On Tuesday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced his ambitious — if crazy — plan to colonize Mars within the next 40 to 100 years. But Musk isn’t the only one with Mars dreams and ambitions. In fact, people have been drawing out missions to the Red Planet for at least …