Syfy Channel's 'Dark Matter' Finale Tonight Brings Shocking Revelation
Jodelle Ferland Plays 'Five' in 'Dark Matter'
August 28th, 2015
The Syfy network's space-based TV series "Dark Matter" wraps up tonight (Aug. 28) with back-to-back episodes and a shocking revelation.
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Boots on Mars by 2050, 'The Martian' Author Says (Video)
Red Planet Vehicle in 'The Martian'
August 27th, 2015
The author of "The Martian" suspects a lack of cooperation from Congress will push NASA's first manned mission to the Red Planet back to the middle of the century.
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NASA Tech Aims for Precise Landings on Mars (Video)
The ADAPT Test System
August 28th, 2015
Whizzing across the solar system to a pinpoint landing is still just a dream for robotic spacecraft engineers — but a new technology co-developed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) could make distant destinations easier to reach precisely.
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NASA's Next Nuclear-Powered Mars Rover: Building the Beast
Curiosity's Sky-Crane Maneuver
August 27th, 2015
NASA's next nuclear-powered Mars rover, slated to launch in 2020, is slowly coming together. And while the Mars 2020 mission is largely based on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity now exploring the Red Planet, there are a variety of distinctions that set it apar
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Photos Show How NASA Removed Tanks from Retired Space Shuttles for Station
Shuttle Endeavour's Water Tanks
August 27th, 2015
Behind-the-scenes photographs reveal how the water storage tanks deep inside NASA's space shuttles Atlantis and Endeavour were extracted by the space agency for their use onboard the International Space Station.
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Scientists Send Kombucha to Space in Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Kombucha Biofilm
August 27th, 2015
Kombucha is going to space: Scientists are testing the survival techniques of the microorganisms that are used to make the popular health drink.
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How to Find 'Strange Life' on Alien Planets
Super-Earth GJ 1214b
August 28th, 2015
A team of scientists determined that signs of non-Earth-like life could be identified more easily on exoplanets orbiting stars producing relatively low amounts of radiation — but even then only if everything worked out just right.
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