The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

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    The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

    In 1976, NASA and a crack team led by Carl Sagan had a message for aliens — and the people of Earth.

    by Mika McKinnon

    Will We Have Space Tourism in Our Lifetime?

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    Will We Have Space Tourism in Our Lifetime?

    A modern-day space race between private companies is heating up to send humans into deep space.

    by Mika McKinnon

    Ashes, Art, and Other Surprising Things Humans Have Left on the Moon

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    Ashes, Art, and Other Surprising Things Humans Have Left on the Moon

    Humans have left approximately 96 bags of urine, feces, and vomit on the moon...and that's just the beginning.

    by Mika McKinnon

    Colonizing Mars: Comparing the Facts and the Fiction

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    Colonizing Mars: Comparing the Facts and the Fiction

    Here’s how the most popular of today’s Mars-set science fiction stories line up with today’s science.

    by Mika McKinnon

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