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NASA Is Building a Sustainable 'Highway' for Unprecedented Deep Space Exploration

Dan Dumbacher | Posted 01.20.2015 | Science
Dan Dumbacher

In early December, NASA will take an important step into the future with the first flight test of the Orion spacecraft -- the first vehicle in history capable of taking humans to multiple destinations in deep space.

Why Are There 15,000 Pieces Of Junk In Orbit?

| David Wright | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

Early in the Space Age, little thought was given to objects left in orbit as part of satellite launches. But as the number of those objects has grown,...

I'm With Stupid: Running Out of Space to Put All Our Junk

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.12.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Way to go, people: We've done it again. Give ourselves a hand! We morons have gone and done something I would have sworn was impossible. We weren't c...