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'Deflector' Shields Could Protect Future Astronauts
Magnetic "deflector shields" could one day guard astronauts against dangerous space radiation, if experiments now underway pay off.
Russia Eyes Industrial Development of Moon
Russia is working on a space transport system that could eventually lead to the industrialization of the moon, a space expert said.
Water Found in Extrasolar Planet's Atmosphere
Astronomers have detected water in the atmosphere of a planet outside our solar system for the first time.
Space Junk Terrifies Jet
Pieces of space junk from a Russian satellite coming out of orbit narrowly missed hitting a jetliner over the Pacific Ocean overnight.
'Cave entrances' Spotted on Mars
Scientists studying pictures from Nasa's Odyssey spacecraft have spotted what they think may be seven caves on the surface of Mars.
A United Federation of er... Planet?
Fourteen space agencies around the world have agreed to coordinate their space exploration efforts, paving the way for truly planet-wide collaboration in space science.
Huge Seas Spotted On Saturn's Moon Titan
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found evidence of huge seas -- one of them bigger than any of North America's Great Lakes -- on Saturn's largest moon, scientists said on Tuesday.
Cassini Spacecraft Snaps New Views of Saturn
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has snapped never-before-seen images of Saturn showing the planet from perspectives above and below its ring system, the national space agency said on Thursday.
Humans Biggest Risk Factor In Long-Term Space Missions
What's the biggest hurdle to setting up a colony on the Moon or getting mankind to Mars and beyond? Aliens? Asteroids? Money? Try: humans themselves.
No Big Bang? A Viable Alternative Proposed
A new cosmological model demonstrates the universe can endlessly expand and contract, providing a rival to Big Bang theories and solving a thorny modern physics problem, according to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill physicists.
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