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News from all over the solar system to people living in the early 21st Century / Chroniques de la conquête du système solaire
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The Evolution of the Spacesuit

The Evolution of the Spacesuit | Space matters | Scoop.it
Like all fashion, the spacesuit is subject to change. Early designs grew out of the pressurized suits worn by trailblazing pilots in hot air balloons and airplanes.
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NASA's Next-Gen Spacesuit Could Have an In-Helmet Display

NASA's Next-Gen Spacesuit Could Have an In-Helmet Display | Space matters | Scoop.it

Instructions "written" on the astronaut's armpit ? Seriously ? You bet that would save their day...

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"Nuclear power to the stars" ? Won't you try a planet first

"Nuclear power to the stars" ? Won't you try a planet first | Space matters | Scoop.it

Fusion ships might lead to velocities of "tens of thousands of kilometres per seconds".

 

Of course, if you plan to go to the nearest star, you can be disappointed. So why do you stick to this delusion of interstellar travel and consider this : with such a speed, a travel to Mars is a matter of days !

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Astronauts test pee-purifying tech in space

Astronauts test pee-purifying tech in space | Space matters | Scoop.it
One of the last experiments ever performed on a space shuttle may one day help develop an efficient way to convert astronauts' urine into drinking water.
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