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Bloostar—launching satellites via balloon

Is there a better way to get to space? Current traditional methods using expendable rockets launching from the surface of the Earth are terribly inefficient. About 90% of the bulk and mass of what you see on the launch pad ...

dateSep 12, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Small asteroid flies safely past Earth

A small asteroid designated 2016 RB1 safely flew past Earth today at 10:20 a.m. PDT (1:20 p.m. EDT / 17:20 UTC) at a distance of about 25,000 miles (40,000 kilometers, or just less than 1/10th the distance of Earth to the ...

dateSep 08, 2016 in Space Exploration
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