NASA Heads Back to the Moon, This Time With Robots and Laser-Powered Space Internet

It’s not a Mars colony mission, but it still sounds pretty cool. Here’s the launch video.
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How to Drink Coffee in Space

Turns out it’s pretty hard, unless you have a patent. NASA explains.
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With PayPal Galactic, PayPal Wants to Know How You’ll Pay for Your Room at Hotel Mars

When on Mars, do you tip like a New Yorker or like a European?
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Elon Musk on Why Humans Should Set Up Shop on Mars: It’s a Fixer-Upper

Sure, Mars is a fixer-upper of a planet, but if we only stay on Earth something will wipe us out eventually.
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NASA Telescope Imperiled by Glitch

Space engineers are struggling to regain control of the Kepler space telescope, which has lost its ability to aim accurately at the star systems it has been scanning for planets similar to Earth, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Wednesday.

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Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Tests Rocket in Flight

After years of delays and nagging engine problems, Richard Branson’s space tourism venture cleared an important hurdle Monday with the first powered test flight of its SpaceShipTwo craft.

Jerry Yang Is Back (And Investing More Than Ever)

Frankly — and I would know — the Internet pioneer also seems better than ever.
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Silicon Wadi: A Visit to GarageGeeks in Israel (Video)

Nerding out in Tel Aviv!
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Mission to Earth (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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Stages of Guilt (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.
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