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Beer. In. Space.

Earlier this year, beer giant AB InBev – makers of Budweiser – announced it has plans to brew beer on Mars once humanity settles there. In collaboration with various research institutions and the International Space Station (ISS), AB InBev is getting closer to making its dream a reality. The ISS will participate in a study to determine what brewing would look […]

The Bitcoin Network Is Now in Outer Space

With Bitcoin’s price skyrocketing recently, many traders have their eyes and minds on the moon. Blockstream, the blockchain technology company, quite literally wants to put Bitcoin in outer space with the use of satellites. It is offering access to the Bitcoin network for everyone on earth, projected from space! Bitcoin in Space Those of us familiar with Bitcoin know that decentralization […]

NASA Is Hiring Someone to Defend Our Planet From Aliens

Every kid dreams of becoming an astronaut, but a much cooler position recently opened up at NASA. The agency is looking for a planetary protection officer (PPO), someone who will be in charge of defending the Earth from alien contamination, and who will prevent us from contaminating other worlds we explore. It Pays a Six-Figure Salary As if being […]

NASA to Test Planetary Defense System on Oncoming Asteroid

An asteroid impacting Earth would be a huge catastrophe. The odds of that happening are roughly one in 10,000. Though it is an unlikely scenario, NASA scientists have been preparing for such a space-based threat. On October 12, an asteroid is set to speed past Earth, and scientists at NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) are planning to […]