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"We're Not Calling This a Rescue Soyuz"

Three space travelers need a ride home from the ISS after their spacecraft was damaged in a micrometeoroid strike.


February 1, 2023
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Building the Kardashev Scale

Our Kardashev Scale short film was a model-making labor of love. Each level of technological development was brought to life with a scratch-built diorama painstakingly assembled by the Supercluster Model Maker's Club.


January 24, 2023
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Falcon Heavy Blazes the Night Sky Carrying a Classified Payload

SpaceX launched the fifth mission of its behemoth Falcon Heavy rocket, lofting a clandestine payload to orbit for the U.S. Space Force. Twin Falcon 9 side boosters then came soaring back to Earth for touchdowns on Landing Zones 1 and 2 at Cape Canaveral.


January 17, 2023
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Rethinking the Kardashev Scale

There’s something paradoxical about The Kardashev Scale, and it’s questionable whether it would have been proposed today, in an era facing the dangers of rampant industrialization and energy consumption.


January 17, 2023
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SpaceX Nears Orbital Flight Test of Starship

Starship’s much-anticipated orbital flight test could happen as soon as late February or early March according to Elon Musk. The mission is a critical milestone for SpaceX’s Mars ambitions and for their partner NASA, who needs Starship to return its astronauts to the moon.


January 10, 2023
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The Threat of Space Radiation

In our new space age the dread of deadly radiation still looms. And new answers are needed to establish lunar outposts and shield astronauts on potentially months-long lunar missions.


January 3, 2023
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