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5 ways space tech can help protect the planet

Space technologies could be used to help mitigate the effects of climate change, as well as protect both animals and communities.

Breathable oxygen: Another landmark for Perseverance rover on Mars

In an amazing new experiment MOXIE device on the rover produced a tiny amount of oxygen on the Red planet.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins contract to build spacecraft to return humans to the moon

SpaceX has won NASA’s $2.89 billion contract to build a spacecraft to send astronauts to the lunar surface in 2024.

Every Challenge Astronauts Will Face on a Flight to Mars

Sending astronauts to Mars will present many challenges, many of which have to do with simply getting the astronauts there in one piece!

The Business of Space: One Giant Leap

There are over 13,000 near-Earth objects that might hold untold riches. The possibilities for business success in space are endless.

Mars: how Ingenuity helicopter made the first flight on another planet

What is the importance of Ingenuity’s maiden flight? Above anything, it is a technology and engineering achievement.

Making the First Martians: Getting to the Red Planet

SpaceX has been working on a launch system that consists of a reusable spacecraft and a super-heavy booster - aka. the Starship and Super Heavy.

What Happens if Perseverance Finds Life on Mars?

As the next most-habitable place in our Solar System beyond Earth, Mars is a major focus of our astrobiological efforts.

The new space race: why we need a human mission to Mars

Having more than one home for humanity would increase the odds that our species survives a disaster on Earth.

Going Interplanetary – How Can We Build a Colony on Mars?

It seems clear that the colonisation of Mars is not so much a matter of “will it happen?” as “when will it happen?”

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