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The science of becoming “interplanetary”: Could humans live in the asteroid belt?

With the right technology and spirit of adventure, the Main Asteroid Belt could become the industrial hub of the Solar System.

Astronomy’s 10-year wish list: Big money, bigger telescopes and the biggest questions in science

The astronomy and astrophysics decadal survey for the 2020s lays out plans to search for life on distant planets.

The Logistics of Going “Interplanetary”: What Does It Take to Live on the Moon?

Humans have been dreaming of living on the Moon, but what would that look like exactly?

A lunar return, a Jupiter moon, the most powerful rocket ever built and the James Webb Space Telescope – space missions to watch in the coming months

2021 was a year full of records for space programs around the world, and that momentum is carrying forward into 2022.

Exoplanets: The Amazing Possibilities of Faraway Worlds

Proxima Centauri b is the nearest exoplanet to us outside the Solar System, and it may be more habitable than previously thought.

Venus Is In The Spotlight Again With This 2023 ‘Life Finder Mission’

The first of the planned Venus Life Finder Missions is set to launch in 2023. A follow-up mission is planned for 2026.

Lasers Could Send Missions to Mars in Only 45 Days

A spacecraft that relies on a novel propulsion system could reduce transit times to Mars from six to nine months to just 45 days.

NASA is Building a Nuclear Reactor to Power Lunar and Martian Exploration!

A fission surface power system will provide safe, efficient, and reliable electrical power on the Moon and Mars.

Artemis 1: how this 2022 lunar mission will pave the way for a human return to the Moon

Artemis is the latest in a long series of projects over many decades to attempt a human return to the Moon.

The Case for Galactic Expansion

Leaving Earth does not mean "leaving Earth behind". We must address the problems we face on Earth today.

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