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Next Launch ORB-3 on a Antares rocket from Wallops Island, VA
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27 Oct 14 22:44:00 GMT
27 Oct 14 18:44:00 EDT

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Reaching for the Stars Part 3: Interstellar Overdrive

The concept of a faster-than-light “warp drive” is being taken seriously by theoreticians and may one day be realized. Image Credit: NASA

It might be acceptable to send a robot probe on a 50-year journey to a nearby star, but human interstellar travel is going to demand much shorter travel times and therefore much [...]

Before The Dust Settles

The President’s budget is due to be released tomorrow, February 1, and the objectives he puts forward for the future of the American human space program will be applauded by some but condemned by others within the space advocacy community.  A political fight between the executive and legislative branches will no doubt ensue, the [...]