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PlayerFM Exploration Telepresence

June 20, 2017

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Caltech Space Challenge 2017

December 2, 2016

The organizers of the 2017 Caltech Space Challenge are pleased to announce that they had received an unprecedented amount applications this year. There are 840 candidates who will be competing for a chance to participate in the space mission design competition that involves engineering a Lunarport supply station for deep-space missions. The number of candidates this year is greater than the amount of applicants from the past three challenges combined. Selecting 32 finalists from so many highly qualified students will result in a 3.8% acceptance rate. The organizers will be announcing their selections in early 2017.

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JPL News: From Monterey Bay to Europa

November 30, 2016

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NASA Announcement: Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission

August 15, 2016

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Headlines & Global News: Titan, Saturn's Moon, Can Support Life: Study

July 8, 2016

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Universe Today: Life on Titan Possible Without Water

July 6, 2016

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UT College Of Engineering News: Dr. Brian Trease Boards The G-Force One

December 3, 2015

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AIA Pasadena & Foothill: Design Awards

September, 2014

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The Space Review: ARM and the Mars-Forward NASA

August 11, 2014

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EarthZine: A Hitchhiker's Guide to CubeSats

August 8, 2014

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College Planning and Management: Standing Strong

(for pdf version click here)

May 1, 2014

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Carnegie Press Release: Studying Crops, From Outer Space

March 24, 2014

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New York Times: Rocks in Space

August 21, 2013

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The Washington Post: Can NASA really lasso an asteroid?

June 5, 2013

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Aviation Week & Space Technology:Asteroid Capture Is a Stepping Stone to Mars

May 20, 2013

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Associated Press : Scientists Measure LA's Carbon Footprint

May 13, 2013 (Youtube Video)

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New York Times: Weekly

April 9, 2013

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To the Point (KCRW): NASA Makes L.A. One Big Climate Change Lab(listen to clip)

March 14, 2013

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TheDailyConversation: NASA To Drag Asteroid To The Moon!?!

January 5, 2013 (Youtube Video)

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Mother Nature Network: Is NASA lost in space or aimed at asteroids?

January 2, 2013

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The Carbon Brief: Climate science at AGU: Our pick of the week

December 6, 2012

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American Public Media: Saving Galex - The Story from APM

July 17, 2012

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Popular Mechanics: Why NASA Should Nab an Asteroid

June 20, 2012

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The Economist: Mining asteroids: Going platinum

April 28, 2012

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Bloomberg: Asteroid Mining Now Feasible

April 25, 2012

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Sky and Telescope: Asteroid Mining for Fun and Profit

April 24, 2012

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Smithsonian: To the Asteroids and Beyond

April 23, 2012

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Wall Street Journal: A Quixotic Quest to Mine Asteroids

April 23, 2012

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The National Space Society of Phoenix: Asteroid Retrieval Feasibility Study

April 21, 2012

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Havard International Review: After Apollo

April 02, 2012

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Wired Science: The Plan to Bring an Asteroid to Earth

October 5, 2011

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Corriere della Sera: Sognare ancora e credere nel futuro (anche all'estero)

Asteroid Study mentioned in the main Italian newspaper

February 21, 2012

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The Global Go To Think Tanks Report 2011: KISS is included as a top science and technology think tank.

January 23, 2012

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The North Coast Journal of Politics, People & Art: When Winter Met Summer

November 15, 2011

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Wired Science: The Plan to Bring an Asteroid to Earth

October 5, 2011

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Southern California Public Radio story: Caltech contest challenges students to prepare asteroid mission (download mp3)

September 12, 2011

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Caltech Today article: Caltech Space Challenge: Mission to an Asteroid

June 15, 2011

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March 31, 2010

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