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Colonizing the moon and Mars; space-based mining missions; using rockets to travel between continents in under an hour—this page covers the trends and news that will guide the future of space.

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https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.02404
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http://phys.org/news/2014-11-europe-space-history-comet.html
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http://theweek.com/articles/790653/how-design-human-homes-alien-planets
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https://newatlas.com/space/nasa-releases-water-martian-map-future-astronauts/
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Intended as a potential aid to future space travelers, NASA has released a water map of Mars. Based on remote sensing data from the space agency's Mars orbiters, the new map shows areas where water ice may lurk within an inch (2.5 cm) of the surface.
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https://phys.org/news/2020-06-billion-earth-like-planets-galaxy.html
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http://www.washington.edu/news/2018/05/25/broccoli-in-space-how-probiotics-could-help-grow-veggies-in-microgravity/
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https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/j548xp/corporations-are-ready-to-build-moon-villages-our-laws-are-not
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Moon community concepts are being developed by federal space agencies and private spaceflight companies. What legal, economic, and social frameworks should apply to these communities?
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http://phys.org/news/2015-02-breakthrough-technologies-pave-cheaper-faster.html
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http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/12/alien-life-could-thrive-clouds-failed-stars
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Mild temperatures one benefit to worlds more massive than Jupiter
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https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/03/06/miss-walls-cry-for-help-from-woman-living-home-with-open-floor-plan/qLl9QX8REvsQ5gKmaeCvFL/story.html
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https://astronomy.com/news/2020/01/how-to-make-air-from-moondust
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http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2016/09/exotic-space-propulsion-including-mach.html
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https://www.citylab.com/perspective/2019/05/most-of-americas-rural-areas-are-doomed-to-decline/588883/
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https://www.supercluster.com/editorial/listening-for-aliens-with-laser-light
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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/reduce-red-tape-for-the-red-planet-report-says/
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Regulations governing the responsible exploration of Mars and other worlds require regular, frequent updates, according to a new NASA review
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https://www.inverse.com/innovation/mars-with-water-map
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A new visualization imagines what Mars would look like with 71 percent of its surface area covered with water.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxyDP_dS3EU
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Young Canadians are being priced out of the rental market. It's a major problem for those potential renters, but also for the cities they want to call homeCl...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y47MMNqKGxE&list=PLIIOUpOge0Lv5kr9vrX8DJjlF1A3QWJ3D
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https://www.singularity2050.com/space_exploration/
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<p><span style="color: #990033;font-size: 1.2em;"><i>"We know what we are, but we know not what we may become"</i></span></p> - William Shakespeare

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https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/plans-for-first-chinese-solar-power-station-in-space-revealed-20190214-p50xtg.html
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It could reliably supply energy 99 per cent of the time, at six-times the intensity of solar farms on earth, researcher says.
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https://www.sciencealert.com/what-is-a-stellar-engine-and-could-it-help-us-escape-a-supernova
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As far as hypothetical space megastructures go, the stellar engine is one of our favourites – a gigantic contraption built with the purpose of transporting our Solar System somewhere else, if we ever need to move to a different cosmic neighbourho