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'The Martian' Misses Out on a Faster Way to Mars (Op-Ed)
Astronaut Mark Watney in 'The Martian'
October 5th, 2015
If only "The Martian" knew: There's a faster way to get a supply ship to Mars.
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Buzz Aldrin's 'Welcome to Mars' Charts Path to Red Planet for Kids
'Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet'
September 22nd, 2015
Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon, and his new book encourages kids to take the first steps onto Mars.
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Hail Hydra! A Monstrous Constellation Explained
Hydra finished
September 14th, 2015
Hydra, the enormous, reptilian beast in the stars.
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Does 'The Martian' Movie Do the Book Justice? Yes. Yes, It Does
Mark Watney contemplates the deserted landscape in the film "The Martian."
October 2nd, 2015
Movies adapted from successful books don't always capture the magic of the original text but the upcoming film does a surprisingly good job conjuring the book's spirit.
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Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Reading List
Space Books Recommended Reading
September 22nd, 2015's editors present a reading list for space and sci-fi lovers, as well as children who are interested in astronomy and spaceflight.
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Evolution of Video-Game Spaceships Traced in 'Guinness World Records 2016 Gamer's Edition'
Video-Game Spaceships Infographic
September 10th, 2015
A new infographic traces the evolution of video-game spaceships, from the simple dots and dashes of 1962's "Spacewar!" to the hyperrealistic Anaconda craft of "Elite: Dangerous" (2014).
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'Space Careers' Book Shows How to Find an Out-of-This-World Job
'Space Careers' Book
July 23rd, 2015
A new guide breaks down how to choose a career in the space industry — and how to land a truly out-of-this-world job.
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The AstroCritic: What 'The Martian' Gets Right About Astronauts
Red Planet Vehicle in 'The Martian'
September 28th, 2015
"The Martian" gets astronauts right, suggests AstroCritic and former ISS commander Leroy Chiao.
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Will We Ever Achieve the Vision of '2001: A Space Odyssey'? (Op-Ed)
Early production painting of "Discovery"
September 21st, 2015
With or without obelisks, will humanity ever colonize space?
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'How We'll Live on Mars' (US 2015): Book Excerpt
'How We'll Live on Mars'
August 19th, 2015
Journalist Stephen Petranek thinks living on Mars is far more than science fiction — he believes it will happen within the next 20 years.
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