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Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station - CNET

Space lettuce! Astronauts to grow greens on space station - CNET | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Fresh salads may soon be on the menu for astronauts aboard the International Space Station as they try out a new zero-gravity greenhouse.
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Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space

Practicing 'Extreme Medicine,' From Deep Sea To Outer Space | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
In his new book, Dr. Kevin Fong explores how we survive extremes of heat, cold, space and sea.
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Scientists Building Asteroid Threat Early-Warning System

Scientists Building Asteroid Threat Early-Warning System | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Astronomers at the University of Hawaii are building ATLAS to detect incoming space rocks.
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6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to Movies)

6 Myths Everyone Believes about Space (Thanks to Movies) | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Yep, it's not enough for space to make us feel small -- it needs to make us feel stupid, too.
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NASA testing lighter space suits for asteroid work

NASA testing lighter space suits for asteroid work | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Sometimes you have to take a step back to take a step forward. NASA is carrying out initial tests on a new, lighter spacesuit for use by the crew of the Orion spacecraft that is currently under development.
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