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This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space
Space Travel

This Daring Distiller Is Rocketing Whiskey Into Space

Japan's Suntory Holdings is taking one small, historic step for cocktail connoisseurs everywhere.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit
Kickstarter

The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Catherine Clifford
Russian Entrepreneur Pledges $100 Million in Search for Extraterrestrial Life
Science

Russian Entrepreneur Pledges $100 Million in Search for Extraterrestrial Life

The initiative is backed by Stephen Hawking and is the largest search for intelligent life to date.
Nina Zipkin
Turmoil at Reddit, and Shots of the Pluto Flyby: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Turmoil at Reddit, and Shots of the Pluto Flyby: Weekly News

Plus: The sharing economy continues to grapple with the status of its workers.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The New Horizons Pluto Mission Is Mind Blowing, and a Great Inspiration for Entrepreneurs
Inspiration

The New Horizons Pluto Mission Is Mind Blowing, and a Great Inspiration for Entrepreneurs

In an amazing feat of precise planning and dedication, the small spacecraft traveled 3 billion miles over nine and a half years to reach our most distant celestial neighbor.
Peter Gasca
The Power of Planning: NASA's Pluto Flyby Was Epic and Amazing
Space Travel

The Power of Planning: NASA's Pluto Flyby Was Epic and Amazing

The mission, which is still underway but looking ever more promising, marks an unparalleled display of patience and coordination.
Geoff Weiss
Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft
Solar Energy

Explorer Attempts Longest Solo Trip in a Solar-Powered Aircraft

The Solar Impulse 2 is currently in flight from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii.
Catherine Clifford
Unmanned SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes After Launch
SpaceX

Unmanned SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes After Launch

The Falcon 9 rocket's mission was to re-supply the space station. It's the third time an effort to do so has failed.
Mathew Ingram
Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Test-Flies Suborbital Spaceship
Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company Test-Flies Suborbital Spaceship

It's the first in a series of test flights to develop commercial unmanned and passenger spaceflight service
How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend
Innovation

NASA and IBM Are Hosting an Epic Global Hackathon This Weekend

Big thinkers in more than 130 locations across the globe will work to develop solutions to problems that involve robots, humanity and Mars.
Catherine Clifford
Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company to Begin Test Flights This Year
Space Travel

Jeff Bezos' Rocket Company to Begin Test Flights This Year

Blue Origin has finished work on a rocket engine for a suborbital spaceship.
The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars
Space Travel

The Millionaire Entrepreneur Offering a One-Way Ticket to Mars

Some people want to change the world, while others would rather just leave it behind.