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Does a year in space make you older or younger?

Susan Bailey, Colorado State University Daily life aboard the International Space Station moves fast. Really fast. Traveling at approximately 17,000 miles per hour, 300...

Female astronauts: How performance products like space suits and bras are...

Susan L. Sokolowski, University of Oregon On my first day of spring break, I woke up to way more emails than necessary and a flurry...

How SpaceX lowered costs and reduced barriers to space

Wendy Whitman Cobb, Cameron University On March 2, SpaceX plans to launch its first test of an unmanned Dragon vehicle which is designed to carry...

Why space debris cleanup might be a national security threat

Saadia Pekkanen, University of Washington As an international relations scholar who studies space law and policy, I have come to realize what most people do...

Neil Armstrong and the America that could have been

Joe Essid, University of Richmond According to a Gallup Poll from 1999, only 50 percent of those surveyed could even name Neil Armstrong as the...

Are we alone? The question is worthy of serious scientific study

Kevin Knuth, University at Albany, State University of New York Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this...

New telescope will scan the skies for asteroids on collision course...

Michael B. Lund, Vanderbilt University Around sunrise on Feb. 15, 2013, an extremely bright and otherworldly object was seen streaking through the skies over Russia...

Astronaut Sally K. Ride’s legacy – encouraging young women to embrace...

Bonnie J. Dunbar, Texas A&M University On June 18, 1983, 35 years ago, Sally Ride became the first American woman to launch into space,...

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Germany’s green energy gamble could really use some vorsprung durch technik

By Thomas Sattich, Universität Bremen Remember the big, somewhat bulky Mercedes Benz cars of the early 1990s? State-of-the-art at that time, they left their competitors...