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Would you drink beer made with yeast that’s been from space?

Mar 26, 15 Would you drink beer made with yeast that’s been from space?

Posted by in Lifestyle, Space

Ninkasi Brewing Company is releasing a new beer April 13 that will have an Earthly ingredient with an out of the world element to it. The "Ground Control" beer will be brewed with yeast that has traveled to space.

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Corned beef in space: Saga of a smuggled sandwich

Mar 25, 15 Corned beef in space: Saga of a smuggled sandwich

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John Young was the first NASA astronaut to fly into space from Earth six times and so much more. But none of that matters, because once you read this article, you will also remember him as the guy who snuck a corned beef sandwich into outer space – and who can blame you? In a long and distinguished career, it truly was his finest hour.

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Molecular nitrogen on 67P offers clues to its formation

Mar 22, 15 Molecular nitrogen on 67P offers clues to its formation

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The Rosetta spacecraft, currently tailing a gradually warming Comet 67P, has detected traces of molecular nitrogen in the comet -- a finding that can offer vital clues to the conditions prevailing during the formation of our solar system.

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Discover new asteroids using NASA’s new app

Mar 19, 15 Discover new asteroids using NASA’s new app

Posted by in Space, Technology

NASA unveiled a new free app over the weekend at SXSW in Austin, Texas, which will allow users to help the American space agency to discover new asteroids. The desktop app "Asteroid Data Hunter," which was developed in collaboration with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources, is compatible with any Mac or PC.

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Buzz Aldrin to Earthlings: ‘Get your ass to Mars’

Mar 18, 15 Buzz Aldrin to Earthlings: ‘Get your ass to Mars’

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Buzz Aldrin may have been the second man to walk on the moon but he's almost certainly the first person to take a picture beneath Stonehenge wearing a shirt that says, “Get Your Ass To Mars.” That's exactly the image Aldrin posted on Twitter, arguing that NASA should spare no expense to make the journey to the red planet.

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Watch a margarita get made in space!

Mar 18, 15 Watch a margarita get made in space!

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You have heard of drones and satellites being sent to space, but Jose Cuervo may have set a world record by sending a capsule into orbit to make a cocktail. According to Food and Wine, the first margarita was made in space courtesy of the creative staff at Jose Cuervo.

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NASA running out of plutonium for future space missions

Mar 15, 15 NASA running out of plutonium for future space missions

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Last month, NASA unveiled an ambitious plan to send a nuclear-powered robotic submarine to explore the hydrocarbon seas of Saturn's moon, Titan. However, it has now emerged that the space agency is running out of nuclear fuel to power such missions.

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Japanese scientists transmit power wirelessly

Mar 14, 15 Japanese scientists transmit power wirelessly

Posted by in Space, Technology

Scientists at Japan’s space agency successfully transmitted energy over a distance wirelessly, in what officials called a key step in space exploration that could make solar power generation in space a possibility, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said Thursday.

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‘Water, water everywhere’ in the solar system

Mar 14, 15 ‘Water, water everywhere’ in the solar system

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This week, scientists reported that two bodies in our solar system -- Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede and Saturn’s moon Enceladus -- could have giant subsurface oceans potentially harboring alien life.

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Brightman’s mission: To sing from space in an appeal for world peace

Mar 13, 15 Brightman’s mission: To sing from space in an appeal for world peace

Posted by in Media & Entertainment, Space

On 1 September, Soyuz flight TMA18M will blast off for the International Space Station. Strapped into the Soyuz's third seat will be… Sarah Brightman, of Hot Gossip, Phantom of the Opera and Cats, and the former "I Lost My Heart to a Starship Trooper" hitmaker.

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