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New Satellite Launches to Monitor Climate Change from Space

As of early October this year, the European Space Agency has just sent a new satellite into orbit, the Sentinel-5P, which will monitor climate change from space. The sattelite was launched by a Russian...
The Blue Marble

The Blue Marble

In 1972 the Apollo 17 spacecraft shared a picture of the whole earth and called it the Blue Marble. Although the evolution of sustainability began when philosophers like John Stuart Mill, David Hume and...
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China Chooses Solar Power for Airship in Near Space

China has recently launched a gigantic airship into near space from Mongolia. The helium-filled airship has been positioned near the top of the Earth's atmosphere. It took no fuel to ascend that high into near space....
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This Sustainable Building is Designed to House Humans on Mars

What is this, a house for bees? Here's one vision for the two-bedroom apartment of the future: A modular, hexagonal building with two baths, basic appliances, and walls that happen to be able to withstand...
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Video of Amazing Star Trails Captured Over India

If you've ever laid down to gaze at the night stars, this video will be sure to amaze you. Captured through over 8,000 images over the course of 104 hours, this time-lapse video of...
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From Russia with Iron: What We’ve Learned From the Asteroid Wake-Up Call A Year...

While the Winter Olympics in Russia are among the top trending topics online today, it was exactly a year ago this week when what fell from the sky in Russia was making a bigger...
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Holy Crap! You’re headed to Space!

A spunky cereal named ‘Holy Crap’ has achieved an accomplishment that’s literally out of this world. And here’s the prize: Holy Crap will be proudly available on the food menu for Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield...
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Neil Degrasse Tyson on the World Reacting to a New Perspective

It's interesting to consider how a trip to space made us re-think life on Earth. Watch the video below and listen to Neil Degrasse Tyson explain why we need NASA and space exploration more than...

What it looks like to fly over Earth

This video has been making the rounds but if you haven't seen it, it's worth checking out: A time-lapse taken from the front of the International Space Station as it orbits our planet at night....
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Growing plants in space: Astronauts gardening without gravity

For everyone who's been worried that we are destroying our planet, there may be hope for our future yet – it just may not be on Earth. Astronauts currently in orbit around the Earth have successfully...

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