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space travel:

see space explorationspace exploration,
the investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites (spacecraft that orbit the earth), space probes (spacecraft that pass through the solar system and that may or may not
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; space sciencespace science,
body of scientific knowledge as it relates to space exploration; it is sometimes also called astronautics. Space science draws on the conventional sciences of physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering, as well as requiring specific research of its own.
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Commercial space travel could become affordable in the next few decades as necessary technology becomes more accessible, an official in the UAE's space industry has said.
Khalifa Suhail Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects, said, "The advent of new travel technologies such as supersonic aircraft and space travel have raised questions about the ability of existing airports to accommodate these modes of travel in an integrated way.
Ley--who died less than a month before the moon landing--assumed space travel would be a private venture.
Good for topic work on robots, space travel and for use by STEM clubs.
One of the biggest risks of space travel has no relation to gravity.
On this 54th anniversary of Yuri's space mission, we recall how during the time of the first human space travel, the advances of technology known in our present age were totally unheard of.
In April of 2014, Elon Musk's space travel company Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX) filed a lawsuit against the United States Air Force (USAF) over alleged anti-competitive bidding practices.
Although multiple presidents have made impressive pronouncements regarding the future of space travel, funding is not keeping up with inflation and national commitment is low.
Orion will serve as the exploration vehicle that will carry the crew to space, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during the space travel, and provide safe re-entry from deep space return velocities.
New York (AirGuide Features - Inside Air Travel) Thu, Sep 25, 2014 - NASA isn't the only federal player in space travel anymore.
It is believed that the former RAF facility in Gwynedd will join six locations in Scotland and one in Cornwall as contenders to house a space travel base not unlike Nasa's famous Cape Canaveral centre in Florida.
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has revealed he wants to build hotels in space if his space travel company Virgin Galactic is successful.

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