NASA’s Vision is to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind. This echoes Asgardia’s vision of ensuring the peaceful use of space for all of humankind. Additionally, NASA is working to send humans back to the Moon and beyond, while Asgardia is working for the long-term objective of setting up
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The FDA has approved tecovirimat (Tpoxx), the first drug designed to treat small pox, an infectious disease, which kills about 30 percent of the people who contract it. Just like the researchers behind Tpoxx who were working to prevent citizens on Earth from hazards, Asgardia strives to protect Earth from space hazards. Moreover, Asgardia aims to
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A Japanese start-up claims it will be able to produce shooting stars on demand at anytime, anywhere and in any colour and it hopes to showcase its meteor extravaganza by 2020
Could algae provide food and breathable air?
This excellent long-running series of NASA Mission Reports continues with a volume that ties up Apollo coverage with a mission that utilised a spare Apollo spacecraft for an historic political meeting in orbit at the height of the Cold War. The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), which took place in 1975,...
After ten years of thought, the United Kingdom is ready to construct its first spaceport, and it thinks it’s found the perfect location: Sutherland, Scotland. U.K. Business Secretary Greg Clark unveiled the decision during the Farnborough International Airshow. The nation is giving Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the Scottish government’s development agency, £2.5 million (US$3.3 million) in
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Rolls-Royce, the British luxury car and plane engine manufacturer, has announced plans to engineer a flying personal vehicle that could be released by the early 2020s. The vehicle will be able to take off and land vertically, and the company said it could be adapted to function as a flying taxi for personal or public transportation
An advanced new radio telescope, named MeerKAT, has started its operations—and it has already taken a stunning image that is the clearest view of our galaxy’s center so far. In incredible detail, the picture uncovers a fiery region surrounding the supermassive black hole that sits at the heart of the Milky Way, approximately 25,000 light-years away.
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In what could be the most touching scientific study ever performed, dozens of men at a maximum-security prison in Washington state helped reveal the migration patterns of West Coast monarch butterflies. The inmates raised and released thousands of these butterflies over several years so that scientists could track their long-mysterious flight: a 500-mile voyage from
A cochlear implant can be life-changing for millions of people with hearing impairment. These electronic devices can bypass the damaged part of a person’s ear, translating sounds into electrical signals that then reach the brain through the auditory nerve. However, this doesn’t exactly restore a person’s hearing, but it does enable them to experience the sensation of hearing. With