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Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins disagrees with NASA's planned Moon return: 'We should shoot directly for Mars'

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins wants NASA to have his sights squarely on Mars for future space exploration. The Columbia Command Module pilot discussed the space agencies 'plans to return to the Moon with Fox News' on "Your World." APOLLO 11 ASTRONAUT MICHAEL COLLINS RECALLS DRINKING COFFEE DURING 'LONELY' MOON LANDING ORBIT The US has aimed to land the next …

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Apollo readies for moon landing celebration Saturday

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo River is celebrated on Saturday in the Apollo village with a flurry of activities from a traditional ice cream competition to a virtual jet engine display from the Air Force. Most events will be held in Owens Grove along Apollo North Second Avenue, while other events such as a car cruise will be held …

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Mars astronauts can prevent muscle waste with red wine antioxidant

Resveratrol, an association in red wine, could hold the astronauts strong on Mars. Sciepro / Science Photo Library The key to keeping people strong on Mars could be found in red wine. A Harvard study published Thursday reported that resveratrol, a compound in blueberries and grape skin (and by extension red wine) could preserve muscle mass and strength against the …

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Red wine can hold a secret that will keep Mars travelers fit – BGR

As NASA slowly inches towards the day when it can finally send human travelers to Mars, scientists are doing their best to make sure those first adventurers are prepared for the journey. One of the biggest challenges is that astronauts who spend the better part of their way to the Red Planet are in good shape when they arrive, and …

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The Welshman behind NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing mission

Image copyright NASA Image caption Tecwyn Roberts (seated) with Glynn Lunney in mission control                  The grainy black and white images of Neil Armstrong's giant leap on the moon are a defining moment in human history. Yet the millions who watched live – and ever since – on TV, have a Welsh engineer from a tiny village on Anglesey to …

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Auction report: Sotheby Omega Speedmaster: To the Moon and Back

The watches are previewed online here, and can also be viewed in person at Sotheby in New York City. Live auction takes place at 2 am on Friday, July 19. The lots run the column, with a strong display of former Speedmaster, like Lot 10, a reference 2915-1; the very first Speedmaster. Free-landed in 1957, this reference, with a base …

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The permanent liquid magnet has now been created in the laboratory

The rules on what makes a good magnet cannot be as rigid as researchers thought. With the help of a mixture containing magnetic nanoparticles, researchers have now created liquid droplets that behave like small bar magnets. Magnets that generate persistent magnetic fields typically consist of solids such as iron, where the magnetic poles of dense packed atoms are all locked …

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No, and Asteroid Won't Hit Earth on Sept. 9 and Here's Why

A potentially hazardous asteroid that had a chance of smashing into Earth this September isn't heading for our planet after all. Astronomers ruled out the asteroid's chance of impact with Earth after they were unable to spot it within the area of ​​its predicted collision course, making it the first time a [a] asteroid impact was ruled out based on …

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Why do these mice hallucinate? Scientists are in their heads

In a laboratory at Stanford University School of Medicine, the mice see things. And it's not because they've got drugs. With new laser technology, researchers have triggered specific hallucinations in mice by attaching some neurons to light rays. The researchers reported the results on Thursday in the journal Science. The technology promises to give clues to how millions of neurons …

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