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How Life Would Look If the Moon Was as Close to Earth as the ISS

Even though it might not look like much when it's so far away, the Moon is pretty huge. In fact, if it was a little closer, as close as the ISS for example, it would monopolise the entire sky. Read More >>

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Could Future Astronauts 3D Print Habitats Using Mars and Moon Soil?

Right now, there are dozens of theoretical proposals for how humans could eventually populate Mars (or the Moon), each as crazy as the next: Space elevator. Inflatables. Giant 3D printer. But there's something wonderful about watching these zany concepts emerge, each with its own unique logic. The latest? A plan to create cave-like dwellings for the one-way astronauts aboard Mars One. Read More >>

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The Real Story Behind Neil Armstrong's History-Making Line

We all know the line, but what about the story behind it? Neil Armstrong was always keen on telling folks that he'd thought up the historical words after landing on the moon, but before the walk. That is to say, relatively off-the-cuff. A new documentary tells a slightly different story. Read More >>

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These Are The Last Words That Were Said On The Moon

Everyone knows the first words that were said on the moon, but what about the last? 40 years ago yesterday we left the moon for the last time, so now's as good a time as any to ask. The answer? Well there are a few, and you can pick which one you like better. Read More >>

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