Incredible Technology - Space Travel and Exploration

At the center of space exploration beats a heart of incredible technological marvels and innovation that inspires scientists and engineers to reach for the stars. See some of the wildest space tech concepts here, as well as technologies needed to ensure humanity's expansion across the solar system.
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NASA Space Submarine Could Explore Titan's Methane Seas
Titan Sub
February 18th, 2015
A robotic submarine could explore the methane seas on Titan, Saturn's largest moon. See how space technology and NASA are working to make this a reality.
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Space.com Invites Submissions for Best of Toy Fair 2015 Awards
Crayola's Shadow Fx Color Projector
January 26th, 2015
Space.com, the premier destination for innovation, technology, entertainment, astronomy and space news, is now accepting submissions for the Space.com Space Age Awards at Toy Fair 2015 in February.
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SpaceX's 1st Mission to Deep Space Captured in Amazing Photos
Falcon 9 Carrying DSCOVR to L1
February 12th, 2015
A SpaceX rocket launching the spaceflight company's first mission to deep space came in for a smooth landing in the ocean after the launch Wednesday (Feb. 11), as another piece of the rocket captured an incredible view of Earth from space.
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Europe's 1st Zero-Gravity 3D Printer Headed for Space
Portable On-Board 3D Printer
January 30th, 2015
Europe is set to send its first 3D printer into the final frontier this year to experiment with zero-gravity manufacturing on long space voyages.
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Walking on Mars: NASA, Microsoft Explore Red Planet with Wearable HoloLens
OnSight Holographic Planning Tool
January 23rd, 2015
NASA is planning to do science operations with the Curiosity rover using software co-developed with Microsoft for its new wearable technology, the HoloLens.
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Outside the Spacecraft: Smithsonian Celebrates 50 Years of Spacewalks
50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity Smithsonian
January 8th, 2015
A new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum invites the public to stroll through half a century of spacewalks. "Outside the Spacecraft: 50 Years of Extra-Vehicular Activity" presents artifacts that relate the continuing story of EVA.
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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Leaves Space Station for Ocean Splashdown
SpaceX's uncrewed Dragon spacecraft is seen here just after leaving the International Space Station on Feb. 10, 2015.
February 10th, 2015
SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule is on its way back to Earth after spending one month attached to the International Space Station, marking the start of a big day for the private spaceflight company.
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SpaceX's Reusable Mega-Rocket Plan Is Simply Amazing (Video)
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Heavy Rocket Animation Still
January 28th, 2015
An amazing new video from SpaceX shows the spaceflight company's incredible plans for a reusable mega-rocket.
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Missile Warning Satellites to Be Early Subject of USAF Reform Initiative
An artist's illustration of a the U.S. military's  Space Based Infrared System missile defense satellite in orbit.
January 20th, 2015
SBIRS will be among the first programs subjected to an acquisition reform initiative that will help find favorable trade-offs between cost and capability.
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