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NASA to Send Humanoid Robot to the Moon

According to an announcement by NASA officials this week, a humanoid robot will land on the moon within the next three years. Robonaut 2 (R2) is promoted as being a considerably less expensive space farer than a human astronaut who would cost an estimated $150 billion to make a similar mission. As a price comparison,… Keep Reading

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Astronaut Checks into Foursquare from Outer Space

The first of its kind “NASA Explorer” badge was awarded to astronaut Douglas Wheelock on Friday by the location-centric social network innovator Foursquare. Wheelock accomplished this feat by checking in to the service from outer space while on a flight mission at the international space station some 220 miles above Earth. “Check-ins from around the… Keep Reading

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