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“Carbomorph” material to enable 3D printing of custom personal electronics

“Carbomorph” material to enable 3D printing of custom personal electronics | New Space | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Warwick have created a cheap plastic composite that can be used even with low-end 3D printers, to produce custom-made electronic devices.
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United Launch Alliance Marks 85th Successful Launch by Delivering Three ... - RedOrbit

United Launch Alliance Marks 85th Successful Launch by Delivering Three ... - RedOrbit | New Space | Scoop.it
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Image Caption: A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket successfully launched the AFSPC-4 mission for the U.S.
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ULA adds to its enviable record of successful rocket launches.

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101 Geysers Spotted on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus - Space.com

101 Geysers Spotted on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus - Space.com | New Space | Scoop.it
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101 Geysers Spotted on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus
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The icy Saturn moon Enceladus sports at least 101 geysers, which reach all the way down to the satellite's subsurface ocean, new research suggests.
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With over 100 geysers spotted rising from the surface of Enceladus, it's subsurface ocean must be vast and perhaps not too far below the surface.

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The Future of Space Exploration: Get Ready for Bioengineering, Teleportation, and a New Home on Mars

The Future of Space Exploration: Get Ready for Bioengineering, Teleportation, and a New Home on Mars | New Space | Scoop.it
ICYMI: Editor-in-Chief Scott Hubbard's views on the #future of #SpaceExploration http://t.co/UfXEwq9wZ9 #bioengineering #Mars #teleportation
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Scott Hubbard foresees an amazing future that is almost upon us. With exponentially increasing technology, it will be here before we know it.

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Buzz Aldrin Has a Bold Message for NASA - Mic

Buzz Aldrin Has a Bold Message for NASA - Mic | New Space | Scoop.it
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"A permanent Mars base should be the most important goal of the U.S. space program," Aldrin said during NewSpace 2014 this week.
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Buzz Aldrin advocates building a permanent settlement on Mars. Steve Jurvetson clearly agrees.

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LEO: Wearable Fitness Intelligence

LEO: Wearable Fitness Intelligence | New Space | Scoop.it
LEO monitors your body's complex biosignals, translating into simple, actionable recommendations.
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Go way beyond what an ordinary fitness tracker can do for you by supporting this Indiegogo project. It will take you to the next level.

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Mining the Moon? Space Property Rights Still Unclear, Experts Say - Space.com

Mining the Moon? Space Property Rights Still Unclear, Experts Say - Space.com | New Space | Scoop.it
Mining the Moon? Space Property Rights Still Unclear, Experts Say
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As the world celebrates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11's giant leap to the moon, some people are eyeing the celestial body's bounty of resources.
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The question of who has the right to exploit resources in space and be protected from interference by others is cropping up, both with respect to the moon and to asteroids.

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Judge Recommends Mediation in SpaceX-USAF Dispute

Judge Recommends Mediation in SpaceX-USAF Dispute | New Space | Scoop.it
Space News has an update on SpaceX’s lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force over the 36-core bulk buy from ULA:
Judge Susan Braden on July 24 directed the two sides to explore a third alternative: mediation.
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In SpaceX vs. USAF lawsuit, judge denies ULA's request for immediate dismissal and gives both SpaceX and the Air Force tasks and deadlines pursuant to a resolution by mediation.

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Calling for a Debate Over Pluto's Nature

Calling for a Debate Over Pluto's Nature | New Space | Scoop.it
In 2006 the IAU "demoted" Pluto to dwarf-planet status, setting off an outcry of public disappointment, first among schoolchildren but later among all classes of astronomy enthusiasts, and even planetary scientists, who disagree with the IA...
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Is Pluto a planet or not? Was its demotion to dwarf planet status based on flawed logic? Let's have the main proponents of the two postions duke it out with the whole world watching.

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NBC News - Breaking News & Top Stories - Latest World, US & Local News

NBC News - Breaking News & Top Stories - Latest World, US & Local News | New Space | Scoop.it
Go to NBCNews.com for breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture.
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Although NASA has specifically stated it will not mount a mission to the moon any time soon, a lot of other organizations are planning to set up operations there.

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LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What? - The Planetary Society (blog)

LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What? - The Planetary Society (blog) | New Space | Scoop.it
LightSail-A Has a Blown Radio Amplifier. Now What?
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LightSail-A, The Planetary Society's solar sailing spacecraft slated for a possible test flight in May 2015, has a blown radio amplifier.
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A blown radio amplifier uncovers a potential problem prior to launch. Hopefully the issue will be resolved in time for the scheduled test launch.

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Federal auditors say NASA doesn't have funds for big rocket

Federal auditors say NASA doesn't have funds for big rocket | New Space | Scoop.it
Washington (UPI) Jul 23, 2013
One of NASA's headlining programs is the Space Launch System, a giant rocket program aimed at eventually delivering astronauts to the moon, Mars, asteroids and the deep space beyond.
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Federal auditors claim SLS cannot meet schedule on current budget. This will probably lead to sucking the rest of NASA's programs dry in order to feed the beast.

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No human has ever been to Mars. But NASA wants to put commercial satellites ... - Washington Post (blog)

No human has ever been to Mars. But NASA wants to put commercial satellites ... - Washington Post (blog) | New Space | Scoop.it

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No human has ever been to Mars. But NASA wants to put commercial satellites ...

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Business opportunity alert: Put communications satellites in orbit around Mars and charge government space programs for bandwidth.

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Commercial Crew Partners Continue Milestone Work

Commercial Crew Partners Continue Milestone Work | New Space | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (NASA PR) — Spacecraft and rocket development is on pace this summer for NASA’s aerospace industry partners for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program as they progress through systems testing, review boards and quarterly sessions under...
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Overview of where NASA's commercial crew partners are with respect to their milestones.

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SpaceShipTwo Resumes Test Flights : DNews

SpaceShipTwo Resumes Test Flights : DNews | New Space | Scoop.it
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital vehicle, returned to the skies for tests after a six-month hiatus.
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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo took to the skies for the first time since January and made a gliding flight back to the Mojave spaceport. This was the 51st test flight for the space plane.

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The Space Review: Exploration and the private sector

The Space Review: Exploration and the private sector | New Space | Scoop.it
The Space Review: Exploration and the private sector http://t.co/epU0oR03g1
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Jeff Greason has done the math. We can explore the solar system without government involvement and at 1% of what it would cost the government to do. Somebody take him up on this idea please.

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Your Legacy: Getting Off This Rock - Forbes

Your Legacy: Getting Off This Rock - Forbes | New Space | Scoop.it
Your Legacy: Getting Off This Rock
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It is only with a commercial mindset and commercial technologies (supported by government incentives) that we will achieve the long-term exploration, commercialization and industrialization of space.
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Peter Diamandis says you are currently living at a critical juncture of history, not only pivotal for humanity, but for intelligent life as we know it as well.

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SpaceX Roadmap building on its rocket business revolution

SpaceX Roadmap building on its rocket business revolution | New Space | Scoop.it
Following the recent success of the Falcon 9 launch with six ORBCOMM spacecraft, SpaceX is in the midst of speedy turnaround of its Cape Canaveral launch site, ahead of the ASIASAT-8 mission.
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Hot on the heels of a successful Falcon 9 launch of Orbcom satellites, SpaceX is turning around its Florida launch pad for two launches in August and then a Dragon launch in September. Plans for increasing the launch rate further and demonstrating reusability are in the works.

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Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Cool Infographic Compares the Chemistry of Planetary Atmospheres | New Space | Scoop.it
“Atmospheres of the Solar System” by Compound Interest’s Andy Brunning Here on Earth we enjoy the nitrogen-oxygen atmosphere we’ve all come to know and love with each of the approximately 24,000 breaths we take each day (not to mention the...
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Plenty of Helium is available for fusion reactors in the atmospheres of the gas giants.

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3D print space probes and asteroids, courtesy of NASA - CNET

3D print space probes and asteroids, courtesy of NASA - CNET | New Space | Scoop.it
NASA has released STL files so you can 3D print your own scale models of space probes, asteroids and the surface of the moon.
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Print your own planitary surfaces and spacecraft using these free NASA STL files. 

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SNC Teams Up with Japan’s Space Agency to Further Dream Chaser’s Development and Potential

SNC Teams Up with Japan’s Space Agency to Further Dream Chaser’s Development and Potential | New Space | Scoop.it
Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser engineering test vehicle is towed across the ramp at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in preparation for tow tests on a Dryden taxiway. The tow...
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Sierra Nevada agrees to cooperate with Japan's space agency on technology and potentially launches from Japan.

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Masten Releases Artist’s Conception of XS-1 Vehicle at Parabolic Arc

Masten Releases Artist’s Conception of XS-1 Vehicle at Parabolic Arc | New Space | Scoop.it
Space Tourism … and Much More
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Masten concept for XS-1 orbital vehicle show vertical launch but horizontal runway landing configuration.

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Genetically Modified mosquito swarms will be used on a commercial scale to hopefully prevent 50 million incidents of dengue fever per year

Genetically modified mosquitoes will be raised on a commercial scale for the first time, in a bid to stem outbreaks of dengue fever in Brazil. But it is unclear how well it will work.
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Will anti-GMO activists rise up to protest genetically modified mosquitos, thus consigning 50 million people to suffer from dengue fever?

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Most Precise Measurement Yet of an Extrasolar Planet's Size

Most Precise Measurement Yet of an Extrasolar Planet's Size | New Space | Scoop.it
Thanks to NASA's Kepler and Spitzer Space Telescopes, scientists have made the most precise measurement ever of the radius of a planet outside our solar system.
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New technique, using both the Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes enables extremely precise measurement of planetary radii in faraway solar systems.

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UEA research shows oceans vital for possibility of alien life

UEA research shows oceans vital for possibility of alien life | New Space | Scoop.it
Norwich, UK (SPX) Jul 24, 2014
Researchers at the University of East Anglia have made an important step in the race to discover whether other planets could develop and sustain life.
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Research shows that Mars would have a more stable climate if only it had a sizable ocean. For such an ocean to exist, air pressure would need to be much higher, although not as high as Earth's.

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USAF Review of SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle Continues

USAF Review of SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle Continues | New Space | Scoop.it
Falcon 9 in flight with the SES-8 satellite. (Credit: SpaceX)
Bloomberg News has an update on the U.S. Air Force’s efforts to certify SpaceX’s Falcon 9 v1.1 to launch military payloads.
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Congressional supporters of ULA try to cast doubt on the reliability of the SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 launch vehicle despite the fact that all its launches so far have been successful, citing various anomalies that have occurred on those flights.

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