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NASA Public Domain

NASA Releases Dozens of Patents into the Public Domain

NASA announced today that it was releasing dozens of patents into the public domain. The agency hopes that it will be a boost to the American economy if numerous cutting…

Planetbase

Planetbase Review – Colonies Surviving Catastrophies

I’m a bit of a fan of the YouTuber Many A True Nerd. When I saw him play Planetbase (developed and published by Madruga Works), it shot to the top of my…

death star

Government Contracting in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

[WARNING: There is a minor Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoiler at the 2/3 mark of this commentary.  Read at your own risk.] Yep, I’m going to jump on board…

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NASA Detects Black Hole Event

Late last month, NASA’s Swift and and Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) programs detected an X-ray flare from a super massive black hole in the constellation Pegasus, approximately 324 million light-years…

NASA App

NASA Wants A SmartWatch App

Good at making apps? Love space? Feel like making $1,500? If this sounds like you, keep reading. NASA is seeking a smartwatch app for its astronauts and is looking towards…

Planets

Thanks to Social Science All Planets Are Closed

The human race will step foot on another planet. Given the race between SpaceX and NASA to get to Mars, it seems inevitable one of the two teams will make…

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NASA Discovers Earth’s Bigger, Older Cousin

NASA announced the discovery of 12 new habitable zone planets, including one identified as Earth’s “bigger, older cousin” on July 23, 2015. NASA’s Kepler mission is responsible for the discovery…

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IMO: In Defense of NASA

Earlier this month, NASA conducted an unmanned test flight of the Orion Spacecraft.  From launch through recovery, it went as well as an unmanned test flight could possibly go.  The…