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China Planning Mars Mission for 2020, Space Station by 2022
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Whereas Buzz Lightyear is all about going “to infinity and beyond,” the China National Space Administration (CNSA) is content to get some men in orbit and put a rover on Mars. The CNSA made two announcements in a single week, the biggest being that it …

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China celebrates Space Day and announces Mars mission
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Sunday marks China's first-ever “Space Day.” It's also the 46th anniversary of the successful launch of the country's first satellite, 'Dong Fang Hong' or 'The East is Red.' Chinese Astronauts celebrated the day in the training center. China's space …

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Mars Space Race: China Launching Mars Rover Mission By 2020
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China has announced plans for a Mars mission as soon as 2020, an official with the nation's space program stated Friday. China has ambitions to expand their overall space program within the next couple decades that will include missions to the moon as …

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A $1.3 billion mission to study gravitational waves in space just passed an …
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Why is it worth such an astronomical (sorry) amount of money to study gravitational waves from out in space, rather than on Earth? Well, the twin LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) detectors, located in Louisiana and Washington …

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Movies|Review: 'A Space Program' Adds Whimsy to a Mission to Mars
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Samantha Ratanarat in “A Space Program,” a film directed by Van Neistat that is a record of the artist Tom Sachs's simulation of a voyage to Mars from 2012. Credit Josh White/Zeitgeist Films. “The Martian,” Ridley Scott's big-budget Hollywood …

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This glorious map helps you keep track of every space mission in the Solar System
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Space exploration is pretty amazing right now. Just yesterday, we launched the ExoMars 2016 spacecraft, which will hunt for signs of life on Mars, and by now, the Voyager 1 spaccraft is likely way out in interstellar space. NASA recently announced that …

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