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by Joe McCormick | Mar 30, 2016
Do rocket launches have a significant environmental impact? And if our future has a lot more space travel in store, what does that mean for us?
by Joe McCormick | Mar 16, 2016
What is the Twin Study? What does NASA hope to learn from Mark and Scott Kelly? And how might it help us get to Mars?
by Joe McCormick | Jun 24, 2015
What is a solar sail and how does it work? We explain the technology and talk about current and future uses of solar sails.
by Joe McCormick | May 15, 2015
Could a high tech engine violate the laws of physics? What is a reactionless drive? We examine the claims and criticisms of the EmDrive.
by Joe McCormick | Feb 25, 2015
One day in the far future, we may have to abandon our home and set out to colonize a new part of the galaxy. But is it possible to take the entire solar system with us on the journey?
by Joe McCormick | Jan 2, 2015
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by Joe McCormick | Dec 19, 2014
In some science fiction universes, a quick scan from your EVA suit is all you need to determine if the planet you're visiting is safe. Can we do that in real life?
by Joe McCormick | Nov 21, 2014
We can't carry everything we need for long space missions. Could synthetic biology help us produce stuff like biopolymers, drugs or even food?
by Jonathan Strickland | Nov 17, 2014
by Joe McCormick | Nov 5, 2014
Scientists have discovered hundreds of exoplanets. How do you detect something that far away?
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