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'The Art of Space' (US 2014): Book Excerpt
space books, book EV, space art, ron miller
November 19th, 2014
Space art spans centuries, beginning with the very first imaginings of what details might lie at the ends of ever more powerful telescopes.
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The Art of Space, Envisioning the Universe (Op-Ed)
Draggerwrist creature - Barlowe gallery, space books, space art
November 10th, 2014
For centuries, artists have created visions of spacescapes informed by science, yet limited only by the imagination.
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Making History with SpaceShipOne: Pilot Brian Binnie Recalls Historic Flight
Brian Binnie with flag, x prize, spaceshipone
October 2nd, 2014
On Oct. 4, 2004, private test pilot Brian Binnie launched into space at the controls of SpaceShipOne, making commercial spaceflight history. See how Binnie piloted SpaceShipOne to help his team win the $10 million Ansari XPrize.
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'The Martian' Author Andy Weir & Steve Jurveston Mind-Meld on Mars Colonies
SpaceX Dragon Mars
October 31st, 2014
Mars colonization moves forward, pushed by visionaries and pragmatists alike.
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'Curiosity' (US 2014): Mars Rover Book Excerpt
'Curiosity: An Inside Look at the Mars Rover Mission and the People Who Made It Happen'
September 10th, 2014
An excerpt from "Curiosity," Rod Pyle's new book about NASA's $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory mission.
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Taking Sid Meier's 'Civilization' Beyond Earth (Op-Ed)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
July 25th, 2014
When we were asked to design a new science-fiction entry in the "Sid Meier’s Civilization" series, it was one of those amazing moments when we realized we were going to have the chance to combine a love of game design with a love of science and space.
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'Mars Up Close' (US 2014): Curiosity Rover Book Excerpt
The cover of Marc Kaufman's "Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission" (National Geographic, 2014).
October 10th, 2014
An excerpt from Marc Kaufman's 'Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission,' which was published in August 2014 by National Geographic.
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Ridley Scott to Bring Andy Weir's 'The Martian' to Life in 2015
The Martian, orange cover
August 14th, 2014
A movie adaptation of the science fiction thriller "The Martian" written by Andy Weir is set to hit the silver screen next year.
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