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Six Daleks Disguised as “Space Shuttle Engines”

Six daleks, labeled as “Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne engines” from the space shuttles Endeavour and Atlantis are invading being shipped to Stennis Space Center in Mississippi to be refurbished for use in NASA’s new project, the Space Launch System (SLS). Link -via io9 (Image credit: NASA/Dimitri Gerondidakis)

Scientists Claim Human Brain May Have Reached Full Capacity

Scientists claim the human brain is at capacity and is too tiring to get smarter We’ve invented penicillin, space shuttles, computers and even artificial hearts, among many other wonders. So where will human intelligence go from here? The answer, if certain scientists are correct, is nowhere. Mankind’s brain power has reached its peak and it is physically impossible [...]

Early Space Station Design Concepts

In the 50s and 60s, scientists were already thinking about what a space station in Earth orbit might need, what it might look like. Surprisingly, many of the concepts were not that far off from reality, including a design concept that was made back in 1869. This was an Earth-based research/fantasy concept called “BRICK MOON” [...]

NASA puts $28m price tag on retiring shuttles

NASA have lowered the price of the space shuttles for museums to obtain them once the fleet has been retired later this year. The vehicles that kept a…