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Lockheed Martin working to lower Orion costs - SpaceNews.com
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As Lockheed Martin finishes the Orion spacecraft flying on the first SLS mission, it’s making progress in lowering the costs of the future spacecraft. spacenews.com/lockheed-mart...
Europe's Mars rover takes shape
Engineers produce a test copy of the robot that will be sent to the Red Planet in 2020. www.bbc.com/news/science-en...
Researchers Propose Mission to Intercept the Next Interstellar Asteroid
The solar system recently received its first interstellar visitor, 'Oumuamua, and researchers have now suggested a plan for a mission to meet the next guest from another star.
This Gorgeous Video Helps Explain Why NASA Is Studying Cosmic Shock Waves
Like a ship cruising the seas or a fighter jet going supersonic, astronomic objects also make shock waves through the medium in which they travel. www.space.com/40340-bow-sho...
NASA, SpaceX to launch TESS spacecraft to find another Earth
The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will scan the sky for nearby exoplanets that could host life. www.cnet.com/news/nasa-tess...
Why We Might Miss Extraterrestrial Life Even If It's Staring Us in the Face
Researchers use a cosmic gorilla to uncover the dangers of inattention in the search for alien life. www.space.com/40310-why-we-...
SwRI’s Martian moons model indicates formation following large impact
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New models predict that Phobos, Deimos compositions will be similar to Mars but dry www.swri.org/press-release/...
Playful Genius: Tribute Recalls Stephen Hawking's Lighter Side
Stephen Hawking may have been a world-renowned genius, but he didn't take himself too seriously, according to a tribute published online today (April 12) in the journal Science. www.space.com/40284-stephen...
Gravity Assist Podcast: The Sun, with Nicky Fox
NASA's Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, talks to solar physicist Nicky Fox about a forthcoming mission to study the Sun's corona. www.space.com/40275-gravity...
NASA’s Orion spacecraft contains more than 100 3D-printed parts
It probably goes without saying that 3D printing is going to be a mainstay for the next generation of spacecrafts. The technology has already made its way onto extraterrestrial objects, and this mo… techcrunch.com/2018/04/17/n...