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Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

• <b>The last time a person visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission.</b>• <b><br>Over the decades, NASA planned to send people back to</b> …

Space Exploration

Want to live in space? The new leader of the first space nation's got plans for you.

Asgardia, a nation of would-be spacefaring futurists, now has its first official head of state.<p>Since he first created Asgardia in 2016, Igor …

NASA Has Officially Listed Musk's Tesla Roadster As a Celestial Object

You may remember that, as a publicity stunt, SpaceX propelled a red Tesla, driven by a dummy in a spacesuit named Starman with the words “DON’T …

Scientists Say Wormholes Are Real: Black Holes Connected Through Quantum Teleportation

A new theory about black holes can solve both a conundrum and a paradox — how do we find out what’s inside a black hole and what happens to these …

Elon Musk's SpaceX Can't Afford To Send Humans To Mars, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

<i>This article originally appeared on the Motley Fool.</i><p>A Harvard graduate, with a doctorate from Columbia and a post-doc from Princeton, Hayden …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Scientists propose space nation named ‘Asgardia’ and cosmic shield to protect Earth from asteroids

A space nation, independent of countries on Earth, could be founded after a team of engineers, scientists and legal experts put forward proposals for an extra-terrestrial state.<p>The project, which is led by Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, Chairman of UNESCOs Science of Space committee, aims to …