Seeking an escape from discourse on Earth? Well, now's an excellent time to look up and catch a glimpse of Mars shining bright. The red planet will be in "opposition" on October 13, as it aligns with our humble home and the sun, with Earth sandwiched in the middle. Here's how to find it in the night sky.
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This time the space race isn’t the sole province of governments; massive global entities with near unlimited funds and infrastructure. While funds and infrastructure are still key requirements, there are other ways to get them. Governments are still players, to be sure, but they’re no longer the only ones at the table. Here's everything humanity is doing right now to conquer outer space.
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