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ESA - Space for Kids - Life in Space - Future Mars exploration

ESA - Space for Kids - Life in Space - Future Mars exploration | Unit 2 Inquiry Space | Scoop.it
As the International Space Station is being completed, ESA is looking toward the long-term future of human spaceflight. This includes sending people back to the Moon and on to Mars.
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How 3D printing robots will influence the future of space exploration ...

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One of the promises of 3D printing is its ability to deliver a wide array of objects to difficult-to-reach locations where supplies are scarce. Companies like Made in Space are taking that principle to space — arguably the most difficult and expensive location to deliver supplies of any kind.

 

Tethers Unlimited is moving beyond printing basic supplies and into printing full-scale spacecraft components. Right now, structures like satellites are carried into space within another spacecraft and then launched into orbit. That puts constraints on how those vehicles are manufactured, as they have to pack well. Some larger structures must be assembled in space after making the trip...

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Martian Life: Good or Bad?

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While science asks if life exists on Mars, another question lurks a few steps ahead. Would the discovery of life on Mars be good or bad for the long-term future of space exploration?


Via Michele Diodati
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Scholastic News: Our Future In Space

Scholastic News: Our Future In Space | Unit 2 Inquiry Space | Scoop.it
This is information on space exploration and travel from Grolier.
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Video - Colonizing Mars: The Future Belongs to SpaceX and Elon Musk | Next Generation

Video - Colonizing Mars: The Future Belongs to SpaceX and Elon Musk | Next Generation | Unit 2 Inquiry Space | Scoop.it

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, is the world's leading space entrepreneur. Hear how Musk plans to send millions of people to colonize Mars as Michelle Fields talks to Musk about the future of space exploration, scientific innovation and doing business in California during a recession.


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Forget an Apollo 11 national park on the moon, let's focus on next big mission

Forget an Apollo 11 national park on the moon, let's focus on next big mission | Unit 2 Inquiry Space | Scoop.it
Santhosh Mathew: Congress is debating a lunar park when it should be talking about – and funding – the future of space exploration

Via Troy Mccomas (troy48)
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