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Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your Cardiovascular Age

Ready For Your First Marathon? Training Can Cut Years Off Your...

Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption RichVintage/Getty Images Running and other moderate exercise can protect against lifestyle disease. A new study shows training for a marathon slows cardiovascular aging. RichVintage/Getty Images If you've ever…
Elon Musk shows how first Crewed Dragon mission should look

Elon Musk shows how first Crewed Dragon mission should look

A rendering of a Crew Dragon readying for launch.  NASA Not long after competitor Boeing had trouble sending its new Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station, Elon Musk has shared his vision of how to get astronauts to orbit from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.  The SpaceX CEO on…
The world’s first 3D-printed community is officially under construction video

The world’s first 3D-printed community is officially under construction video

The Vulcan 2 3D printer can print a house in just 24 hours of print time. This technology is currently being put to the test in rural Mexico, where it's being used to build the world's first 3D-printed community, designed for residents living on less than $3 a day.
First heavy component determined from a neutron-star accident

First heavy component determined from a neutron-star accident

(more about Power Words) astronomer     A scientist who performs research involving celestial objects, space and the physical universe.  astrophysics     An area of astronomy that deals with understanding the physical nature of stars and other objects in space. People who work in this field are known as astrophysicists. atom     The basic unit of a chemical element. Atoms are made…
The very first map of Saturn’s mystical moon Titan exposes mazes and lakes

The very first map of Saturn’s mystical moon Titan exposes mazes...

Titan poses in front of Saturn in this mosaic image from the Cassini mission. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system, is literally shrouded in mystery. A thick layer of hazy methane clouds obscure the moon's surface and prevents an in-depth look at its important geological features. Even so, scientists…
NASA’s very first manned X-plane in 2 years is 100% electrical video

NASA’s very first manned X-plane in 2 years is 100% electrical...

NASA's X-57 Maxwell aircraft is its first all-electric X-plane. Developing the X-57 is NASA's way of keeping pace with the growing market for electric aircraft and the regulatory challenges they present.
NASA spacewalkers each wish to be the primary lady on the moon

NASA spacewalkers each wish to be the primary lady on the...

NASA astronaut Christina Koch went on a historic spacewalk along with Jessica Meir on Oct. 18. NASA You're living the dream. You're a NASA astronaut. You're on the International Space Station. You just went on the first all-woman spacewalk on Friday. So what's next? The moon sure looks nice. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica…
NASA’s very first all-female spacewalk is lastly taking place on Friday– here’s how to see it live

NASA’s very first all-female spacewalk is lastly taking place on Friday–...

NASA's first all-female spacewalk is finally here — astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture out of the International Space Station on Friday morning. The mission, which was originally scheduled for October 21 but has been moved up, aims to replace a faulty battery part. It will be Meir's first spacewalk and Koch's fourth.…
First all-female spacewalk: 2 stars shining intense

First all-female spacewalk: 2 stars shining intense

NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Christina Koch prepare on the International Space Station for the first all-female spacewalk NASA As astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir made history on Friday during the first all-female spacewalk, people on social media got seriously emotional. The hashtag #AllFemaleSpacewalk was trending on Twitter, and NASA's livestream of the spacewalk…
NASA’s very first all-female spacewalk is lastly occurring on Thursday or Friday– here’s how to enjoy it live

NASA’s very first all-female spacewalk is lastly occurring on Thursday or...

NASA's first all-female spacewalk is finally almost here — a new schedule change means astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will instead venture out of the International Space Station on Thursday or Friday morning. The mission, which was originally scheduled for October 21, aims to replace a faulty battery part. It will be Meir's first…

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