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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Related News At the start of the test flight, a special jet carrying the Virgin Space Ship Unity flew to an altitude near 43,000 feet (13,100 meters) before releasing the craft. (Image Source: Reuters) Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, …

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NASA to send organs-on-chips to space

By: IANS | Washington | Published: November 10, 2018 7:44:16 pm This first phase of Tissue Chips in Space includes five investigations. An investigation of immune system ageing is planned for launch on the SpaceX CRS-16 flight, scheduled for this year. (Image: NASA) NASA is planning to send small devices …

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NASA Voyager 2 probe nearing interstellar space

By: PTI | Washington | Published: October 7, 2018 5:36:26 pm Once Voyager 2 exits the heliosphere, it will become the second human-made object, after Voyager 1, to enter interstellar space. (Image Source: NASA/JPL) NASA’s Voyager 2 probe is approaching interstellar space and has detected an increase in cosmic rays …

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‘Martian dirt’ may unveil how to grow space food

By: PTI | Washington | Published: September 30, 2018 5:17:41 pm Scientists have created experimental Martian dirt – a simulant that closely resembles the soil on Mars and could help find ways to grow food on the red planet for future human colonies. (Image Source: University of Central Florida) Scientists …

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