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We’ve now passed the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, and all eyes are back on the Moon. NASA is planning to return to the Moon by 2024 with its Artemis mission, the Chinese have put the Moon firmly in their plans for space exploration, and even SpaceX thinks the Moon is the perfect destination to test out the capabilities of its Starship.

But what can you do with the Moon? Refuel spacecraft with resources drawn from the lunar regolith? Mine its helium 3 for your fusion reactors? Build a lunar amusement park?

In fact, the far side of the Moon might make one of the best platforms we have for radio telescopes. One side of the Moon is completely blocked from Earth’s constantly increasing radio traffic, giving it the perfect view to the most sensitive radio signals in the Universe.

Starfleet Command, Space Central, Space Command or Spacefleet Command, was the operating authority of Starfleet, the exploratory, scientific, and military department of United Earth before being integrated into the United Federation of Planets in 2161. The organization’s primary management center was located at Starfleet Headquarters in San Francisco, Earth.

See Dialing Home from the beginning with part 1 of an interview with Stargate SG-1’s Teal’c: Christopher Judge.

“Star Trek: Picard” features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Alongside Stewart, “Star Trek: Picard” will also star Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Evan Evagora.

 

“Star Trek: Picard” premieres Thursday, exclusively in the U.S. on CBS All Access.

The Moon is gateway to space, and in the future it might serve as an industrial and mining complex fueling vast production of spaceships, rocket fuel, satellites, space stations, and colonial habitats.

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The crew’s of Star Trek’s ships are spoiled when it comes to a choice of food, ever since the days of the NX-01 Enterprise with its on-board Chef, things only got more extravagant with the advent of the food synthesizer in Disocvery/TOS era then full on energy-matter conversion technology by the

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A visit to the clean room at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to check out the Mars 2020 rover, which is set to launch this summer.

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In this video the cast of “X-Men: The Animated Series” Chris Potter, Cal Dodd, George Buza, Lenore Zann and Chris Britton, do a live Table-read of an episode of the series for the fans at Wizard World in New Orleans 2020!

 

Media Credits: Kris Skoda, Benji Graham, Garrison Woods

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Join as we look at the history of both closed Star Trek Adventure attractions that previously existed at Universal Studios Hollywood and Florida. As part of the Screen Test Home Video Adventure you could enter the world of Star Trek and take home your very own VHS of the experience.

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China’s space program is now one of the most powerful in the world. But despite all of the success, Chinese rockets are frequently launched over populated areas – sometimes crashing into towns and villages. This video looks at why China began doing this in the first place and how developing reusable rockets might fix this issue.

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