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NASA Is Not Working On Faster-Than-Light ‘Warp Drive’ Technology, Officials Say

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NASA officials have denied recent reports that the agency has achieved a major breakthrough in efforts to develop a Star Trek-style faster-than-light “warp drive” propulsion system. NASA officials told Space.com that although a team at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston recently tested a potentially revolutionary propulsion system in vacuum, the engine system generated… Read more »

NASA — New Photos Of Epic Solar Flare

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NASA has released pictures and a video of the eruption of an epic solar flare. On Cinco de Mayo, the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory was watching the sun and caught epic images of the sun releasing a category X-2.7 solar flare. NASA classifies solar flares with a letter according to its size and strength. From… Read more »

Astronauts Bound For Mars Could Suffer Brain Damage From Cosmic Rays

By studying the effects of radiation on mice, researchers have concluded that asronauts may become cognitively impaired during their journey.

Astronauts traveling to Mars may face more dangers than previously realized, according to a new study which contends that long-term exposure to radiation from cosmic rays could result in brain damage among space explorers. Recent experiments on mice have shed light on the potential dangers that astronauts bound for Mars could face, the LA Times… Read more »

Mars Opportunity Rover Creature Image – Why We See What Isn’t Really There

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In addition to several other objects that appear to look like animals, alien bunkers, or even Martians themselves, the latest picture generating interest from the Mars Opportunity Rover looks something like a four-legged animal standing on the Martian wastes. At first glance, the “creature” captured on film by NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover looks like it… Read more »

Spacecraft Spins Out Of Control As It Plunges Down To Earth

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A spacecraft carrying supplies to the International Space Station has spun out of control and is plunging down to Earth. Russians launched a Soyuz rocket carrying a spacecraft called Progress 59; however, soon after launching controllers lost control of the vessel. A person who requested to remain anonymous provided the following comment to NDTV about… Read more »

Watch NASA Astronauts’ Spectacular GoPro Footage During ISS Spacewalk [Video]

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During spacewalks conducted earlier this year, two NASA astronauts one-upped global GoPro thrill-seekers by offering a stunning point-of-view experience of being at the International Space Station. Astronauts Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore were strapped with GoPro cameras during two separate space walks in February — and the hour-long footage provides a breathtaking first-hand view of… Read more »

NASA: Stay 70 Days In Bed And Get Paid $18,000

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NASA says it will pay $18,000 to anyone willing to take part in a three-month study that requires participants to stay in bed for 70 days under conditions that simulate the weightlessness of space flight. After 70 days, the participants will be required to engage in a series of “reconditioning” exercises to test how effectively… Read more »

NASA Curiosity: Is There Water Under The Surface Of Mars

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Does Mars contain water under its surface? This is a question that may be close to being answered by NASA’s Curiosity rover, a new report from The Guardian claims. According to new measurements, Curiosity may have evidence that the soil on the red planet is damp with liquid brine, which is deemed an essential ingredient… Read more »

Super Typhoon Maysak Kills Five In Micronesia, Headed To Philippines

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What began as a tropical depression on March 27 has quickly gained in size and force to become a record breaking Category 5 typhoon. Super Typhoon Maysak has been centered over Micronesia for most of the day, and five people have already reportedly been killed by the storm in Micronesia’s Chuuk State. The Joint Typhoon… Read more »

Solar Flares: Tuesday Solar Storm Highlights Power Grid Vulnerabilities

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Solar flares hit Earth on Tuesday, but few noticed. The solar storm or sunspot activity have made the Northern Lights effect possible, as previously noted by the Inquisitr. While many around the nation are debating the Blood Moon prophecy and the best vantage points to watch the expected eclipse on Friday, others are more keenly… Read more »