The Inspiration4 mission will launch an all-civilian crew of culturally and socially blended people on a mission funded by a billionaire. None of them will be tourists.
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Organized and funded by entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, the Inspiration4 mission touts itself as "the first all-civilian mission to orbit" and represents a new type of space tourism.
A new theory suggests dark matter may have come from quantum bags that got squished together in the early universe.
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Having a dedicated space command will bring Australia into line with Canada, India, France and Japan, all of which recently created similar organisations within their armed forces.
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Asteroids are packed with gold and other valuable resources. And the best way to harvest those metals may be to bring space rocks to Earth.
If we ever want to take pictures of an Earth-like exoplanet, we need to think bigger than the biggest telescopes on Earth.