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Don’t Tell Bones: Are We One Step Closer to “Beaming Up?”

by Jason Major January 23, 2013

It’s a crazy way to travel, spreading a man’s molecules all over the Universe… While we’re still a very long way off from instantly transporting from ship to planet à la Star Trek, scientists are still relentlessly working on the type of quantum technologies that could one day make this sci-fi staple a possibility. Just […]

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NASA’s Colossal Crawler Gets Souped-Up for SLS

by Jason Major September 6, 2012

Shuttle Discovery riding one of KSC’s crawler-transporters to Launch Pad 39B in June 2005 (NASA) One of NASA’s two iconic crawler-transporters — the 2,750-ton monster vehicles that have delivered rockets from Saturns to Shuttles to launch pads at Kennedy Space Center for nearly half a century — is getting an upgrade in preparation for NASA’s […]

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