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Archive for the ‘Air & Space’ Category

Editor's Blog

August 7, 2013

In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon. Forty-four years later, an enterprising non-profit is building the first privately-owned spacecraft for launch into lunar orbit and using crowdfunding and social media on the internet to enable the public to participate. Named LunarSail, the goal of the project is to give students and the public the opportunity to participate in developing a spacecraft that will not only go into space, but also travel to the Moon while conducting science experiments.

June 27, 2013

It was with a certain amount of disappointment that I originally learned the details of the plans that were announced earlier today for PayPal Galactic.

May 24, 2013

Could human exploration beyond the Solar System imply the need of upgrading our human condition? Back in 1960, a study by Manfred E. Clynes and Nathan S. Kline called Cyborgs and Space was centered already in the idea of altering some bodily functions of the space
traveler to meet the requirements of extraterrestrial environments because, according to the writers it would be more logical than providing an earthly environment for him in space.

April 4, 2013

What is going on in our heads? The phenomenon of hacking satellites seems to be fashionable.

April 2, 2013

"This is a symposium on the philosophy of the Starship. At some point in the future, human kind will build robotic and human carrying vessels which will go beyond the solar system, out into interstellar space and onto visit worlds around other stars."

February 22, 2013

"Linking the challenges of space exploration with medicine on Earth."

Deadline for abstract submission is February 28, 2013.

February 7, 2013

Insect-Controlled Robot, Largest Prime Number, Earth-Like Planets, Northern Lights Rocket, Bacterial Gold, Life Under Antarctic Ice

January 31, 2013

Meet Dr. Marco Bitetto a legally blind scientist researching interstellar navigation and developing a Synthetic Aperture Radar system for the blind.

January 29, 2013

All civilizations either become spacefaring, or become extinct.

January 8, 2013

A review of the recent AAS Hangout: The Black Hole in the Center of our Galaxy with astronomer Jessica Lu

Ben Goertzel and Hugo de Garis
January 18th, 2011

Ben Goertzel converses with Hugo de Garis on his transhumanist argument for the reality of a Creator.

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