r/Futurology 1d ago

Space China Plans to Build Nuclear-Powered Moon Base Within Six Years | China plans to build its first base on the moon by 2028, ahead of landing astronauts there in subsequent years as the country steps up its challenge to NASA’s dominance in space exploration.

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r/Futurology 3d ago Silver

Space China and the US have plans for nuclear-powered moon bases | Look out, moon. Here comes humanity

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r/Futurology 22d ago Wholesome I Voted

Space Space Has Become a Junkyard, and It's Getting Worse | We're building a Great Garbage Shell around the Earth, full of defunct satellites and tiny pieces of junk.

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r/Futurology 8d ago Wholesome

Space Artemis: Nasa expects humans to live on Moon this decade

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r/Futurology Oct 27 '22 Silver Gold All-Seeing Upvote

Space Methane 'super-emitters' on Earth spotted by space station experiment

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r/Futurology 29d ago

Space A new NASA report on its lunar base, says only a tiny strip of the lunar south pole - 30km by 70km, approx the size of Luxembourg - will be suitable for human bases & will need to be shared with China & others, and suggest "transit corridors" & other security measures to reduce conflict situations

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r/Futurology Oct 12 '22 Starstruck

Space A Scientist Just Mathematically Proved That Alien Life In the Universe Is Likely to Exist

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r/Futurology 12d ago

Space NASA's Unmanned Artemis 1 Successfully Launches from Kennedy Space Center Marking the Beginning of Mankind's Effort Return to the Moon as Early as 2024

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r/Futurology Sep 29 '22 Silver Table Slap

Space China drops Russia from its plans for the International Lunar Research Station and instead invites collaboration from other countries.

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r/Futurology Oct 08 '22 Wholesome

Space China reveals early designs for its ILRS Moonbase that it's naming "Laurel Tree". These envisage it would be housed underground in a lava tube, be built with inflatable arches as structural components, and use concrete made from lunar material.

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r/Futurology 5d ago

Space Administration reveals the White House plan for living on the moon and mining its resources

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r/Futurology 11d ago Silver

Space Is Time Travel Possible? NASA, Einstein & Live Science say yes!

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r/Futurology Sep 19 '22 Helpful Wholesome Take My Energy To The Stars

Space Super-Earths are bigger, more common and more habitable than Earth itself – and astronomers are discovering more of the billions they think are out there

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r/Futurology 28d ago

Space Chinese scientists have demonstrated "highly efficient" production of methane and oxygen from lunar soil samples, lending weight to the proposition that mining the Moon to service Earth-orbiting craft with an in-space fuel-depot might be a currently viable business model.

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r/Futurology 4d ago

Space China’s space station will run high-energy beam experiment for controversial solar power plant: chief scientist

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r/Futurology 2d ago

Space Solar farms in space demo could be ready by 2030

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r/Futurology 21d ago

Space Catching a falling rocket with a helicopter more complex than it sounds, says Rocket Lab

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r/Futurology 4d ago

Space China says it will use the Tiangong Space Station to test the transmission of space-based solar power to Earth.

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r/Futurology 20d ago Plus One Made Me Smile

Space Scientists are working on an official 'alien contact protocol' for when ET phones Earth

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r/Futurology Sep 27 '22

Space NASA successfully smacked its DART spacecraft into an asteroid. The vending machine-sized impactor vehicle was travelling at roughly 14,000 MPH when it struck.

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r/Futurology 5d ago

Space Humans are going back to the Moon, and beyond – but how will we feed them?

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r/Futurology 24d ago Go Vote!

Space China Is Now a Major Space Power

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r/Futurology Oct 23 '22

Space Signatures of alien technology could be how humanity first finds extraterrestrial life

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r/Futurology 4d ago

Space Europe names world's first disabled astronaut | European Space Agency on Wednesday named the first ever "parastronaut" in a major step towards allowing people with physical disabilities to work and live in space.

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r/Futurology Oct 13 '22 Helpful

Space The European Space Agency has unveiled a plan to harvest the sun’s energy in space and beam it down to power Earth

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