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Fuel mining on the Moon could be worth billions, gigantic solar storms, and ancient people wiped out...

22 Mar 2019, 23:00 UTC
Fuel mining on the Moon could be worth billions, gigantic solar storms, and ancient people wiped out...
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Lunar fuel mining?This report (lunar propellant study) has found that there may be real fiscal legs on the idea of mining fuel for Earth orbiting satellites on the Moon.New space station to open up the Moon?NASA's increasingly realistic looking new space station, partway between the Earth and the Moon, gets a review here: Lunar gateway space stationWhat killed the Clovis people?For a long time it's been suggested that the Clovis people of North America, who were wiped out along with much of the continent's mega fauna 13,000 years ago, were whacked by an asteroid strike - but the evidence has been lacking. New finds bolster the idea, here: Were the Clovis people wiped out by an object from space after all?How bad tempered can our Sun be? Our Sun has been know to spit out storms of radiation and magnetic fields that damage or disable satellites and even ground based communications, and the biggest on record have damaged power grids here on Earth. But they pale, so it seems, before some of the storms our local star has spat out in ancient times: Massive solar storm hit Earth in 660 BCLost Soviet space mission can be seen.A failed cold war ...

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