Ooh, Heaven is a Place on Earth

If you've ever wanted to visit the extreme environments used as offworld training landscapes for future astronauts—where bleak, windswept, and often highly remote locations act as surrogates for the surfaces of other planets—a new guidebook will help you find them. Assembled for the European Space Agency by scientists at the Open University, The Catalogue of Planetary Analogues (PDF) is now available for download. Read More >>

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Two Weeks, 3,000 Miles and Three Minutes of Insanely Great Video

When Mike Matas and Sharon Hwang decided to go on an epic road trip from San Francisco to New York City, they thought it would be fun to make a lasting record of it. We're glad they did, because this time lapse is enough to inspire anyone to hit the road and leave their cares behind. Read More >>


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