Archive: 4/10/2007

Astronauts to Ride Rails in Emergency

As NASA revamps Launch Complex 39B to host the new Orion spacecraft and Ares I rocket of the Constellation Program, engineers are preparing to install a new kind of departure system to evacuate astronauts.

dateOct 04, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Living fossils have hot sex

University of Utah scientists discovered a strange method of reproduction in primitive plants named cycads: The plants heat up and emit a toxic odor to drive pollen-covered insects out of male cycad cones, and then use a ...

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