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Space: The Final Frontier. Exploring space developments and theorizing about how humans fit into the universe.

C. A. Wilke6 days ago
Stuck in a Tin Can in Deep Space
One of the most iconic phrases in Science Fiction is Star Trek’s original opening line, “Space, the final frontier.” Space may be the final frontier, but first, we have to be able to survive the cold ...
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andrew lucas6 days ago
Beowulf's Commission
"Free trader Beowulf to Deimos flight control, I am beginning my final approach." Iritana didn’t wait for the reply and nudged the thruster controls forward. It was a breach of protocol not to wait fo...
Anya Wassenberg8 days ago
Cosmic Rain: NASA Launches New Experiment
NASA's Cosmic Ray Energetics And Mass for the International Space Station, aka ISS-CREAM, got underway August 14, 2017 by hitching a ride to the ISS with the SpaceX Dragon rocket in a successful launc...
C. A. Wilke13 days ago
On-Demand Spaceship Parts from Pink Goop?
One of the most fascinating technologies to be birthed out of the turn of the millennium is additive, or 3D, printing. And like many other scientific discoveries and inventions, it doesn’t take a ton ...
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sharan r17 days ago
India in Space
Their beginning was humble, and they had no achievements to boast about. Not even a good laboratory . But, this dream team, had a great vision for India. On 21st November 1963, they created history by...
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Danny Fleming18 days ago
Potentially Hazardous Asteroids
The term potentially hazardous objects (PHOs) means near-Earth objects (NEOs) like meteoroids, asteroids, and comets whose orbits will come very close to the orbit of the Earth. Meteoroids are compose...
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Adam Dryden20 days ago
ALKAPHIRA: Chapter One
Mankind had long chased the dream of reaching immortality. It was the promised ultimatum of a galaxy controlled by the Divine Solar Emperor. He was god-like, technologically superior to the point of h...
Reid Moore21 days ago
Doomsday Asteroid 2012 TC4: What NASA Isn't Telling Us
On October 12, 2017, Asteroid 2012 TC4 will make a near-Earth orbital pass and, according to NASA, it could come as close as 4,200 miles. Why is that worrisome? Because, most satellites circle the Earth at a much further distance (usually in a geo-stationary orbit of 24,000 miles) reaching a higher orbit than this potentially Doomsday asteroid, which is estimated as being as much as 100 feet (or 30 meters) long.
Ancient Waterworld? New Evidence That Venus May Have Once Had Oceans
Venus is one of the most inhospitable places in the solar system where the temperature at the surface can melt lead and the atmospheric pressure is crushing. It is not a world where scientists expect ...
Aaron Loftin22 days ago
Historiography of the Belief of the Possible Existence of Intelligent Extraterrestrial Life
The purpose of this article is to gain a holistic and semi-comprehensive understanding of the history of the belief that there is intelligent life on planets other than Earth. The literature that covers this subject will include civilian, governmental, scientific, and media presentations of advanced extraterrestrials and their technologies such as Unidentified Flying Objects or Unexplained Aerial Phenomenon. It will also include parts of the Ancient Astronaut Theory as points of discussion, agre...
C. A. Wilke25 days ago
Mutants in Spaaaace, Space, Space...
As a child, I was never that interested in the idea of generation space ships. I mean, what was the point, right? We were going to have warp speed or hyperspace to get us to and from all those amazing...
Anya Wassenberga month ago
Space Travel: Breakthrough Starshot Launch Paves The Way To Alpha Centauri
On June 23, 2017, a slew of Sprite spacecraft had a successful launch into orbit. But, it was more than just a trip to Earth's orbit, it was the first step into a new kind of space mission, one that p...
Joshua Gonzaleza month ago
Son Of Titan
"The hell is that?" Mick turned to look at Oscar, sitting at the commander's station and focused on one of the screens in front of him, bathing his face in a green hue. "What?", the gunner asked. A sh...
Matthew Kresala month ago
Moving 'Beyond Earth'
For decades at least, the dream of a human colony moving our species beyond this planet has been a dream shared by both science fiction and science fact. It's an idea that has yet again come into vogu...
More Accurate Mapping of Space
Hi, all. I just wanted to offer a suggestion, if it wouldn't be too presumptuous of me to do so, aimed at any group/institution/university/etc. Seeing as humankind is going to be exploring beyond our ...
John Tuttlea month ago
The White Hole—The Black Hole's Opposite
Humanity has always desired to learn more about its surroundings and tried to satisfy its curiosity. Particularly in the modern and ever-evolving age of ingenuity, human beings are constantly striving...
Anya Wassenberga month ago
NASA: Jupiter's Great Red Spot Up Close
NASA's Juno mission has begun to release the very latest images from its JunoCam, taken July 10, 2017 during its close flyby near Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot. It was Juno's sixth flyby near the ga...
Kal S. Daviana month ago
Waning Hope
“Martin, this is Hope Base.” Martin jumped at the noise from his headset, losing his hold on the wrench. The tool tumbled from his gloved fingers and floated down to the moon's surface to land with a ...