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NASA heading back to the moon?

So, sounds like NASA might be heading back to the moon. I personal think it’s about time we started exploring space, as a kid watching Space 1999 I really thought we would be out there by now, living and exploring space!

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Cool Pic of Curiosity Mars Rover at Lading Site

Great picture of the Curiosity Mars Rover, taken by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter… if it can take pics like this, why no high-res shots of the alleged face? This color-enhanced view — taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance

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Stephen Hawking at 70

Amazing, the theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking turns 70 this weekend (Sunday 8th January), famous for writing the bestseller A Brief History of Time and numerous other books, including his latest The Grand Design. Below are a couple of short videos, one about M-theory

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China planes to go to the moon!

China has hinted at manned missions to the moon in the past, but has now confirmed it wants to send an astronaut there – but there’s no planned time-line, but it is unlikely to happen before 2020 China has declared its intention to land an

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China plans Space Station by 2020

Amazing, China plans to build a rival to the International Space Station, and aims to have it in orbit by 2020. I say amazing, as it’s less than 10 years ago that China put a human in space.

You have to wonder which country will be the first to walk on the surface of Mars?

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Illogical – Spock’s Ear up for sale!

One of Spock’s ears worn by Leonard Nimoy in the first Star Trek film has come up for auction and is expected to fetch up to £700 ($1100).

It may seem completely illogical, but fans of the smash Sixties television show Star Trek are expected to fork out hundreds of pounds for a single piece of memorabilia from the franchise.

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Iran claims successful launch of space rocket!

Love the way the press pick up on the strangest of things — almost every story about Iran’s alleged ‘successful’ launch of a rocket into space mention the word ‘Monkey’!

The Kavoshgar-4 rocket, designed to carry a monkey, was launched on March 15, the country’s official IRNA news agency reported.

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Apollo 18, Why We Never Went Back!

One to watch? and the reason why we never went back to the moon!

A found footage style film about a fictional post-Apollo 17 mission to the Moon that takes on a premise of why we never went back. The plot involves a government cover up of the Apollo 18 mission after aliens on Earth’s Moon discovered the crew and began to kill them off one by one.

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Mars500 Crew Walk on Mars!

Th Mars500 simulated mission went into orbit around Mars last month, and now, two of the crew have descended to the Martian surface to begin further tests… when I say Martian surface, I really mean a sandpit at a Moscow institute!

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Uranium found on Moon!

A team of scientists has found the first conclusive signature for the presence of uranium on the lunar surface, an element not seen in previous Moon-mapping efforts. The uranium signatures were detected by Robert C Reedy, a senior scientist at the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute,

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NASA to Announce Significant Find on Mars!

At 1pm (EST) (6pm GMT), NASA plans to announce some Significant news regarding Mars! Speculation on just what this news is or will be is rife, and a quick search on the internet reveals all manor of theories – Life, Alien Artifacts, Monuments and believe

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Space Shuttle Discovery Readies itself for Launch

[inspic=54,right,,thumb]The Space Shuttle Discovery has been moved onto its launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, as part of its preparations for a July lift-off. Mounted on the Mobile Launcher Platform and carried by the mammoth crawler-transporter, Discovery emerged from the assembly building,