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Were dinosaurs already headed for extinction before the asteroid hit?

Were dinosaurs already headed for extinction before the asteroid hit? When the asteroid hit, it may have simply accelerated an already oncoming apocalypse for the dinosaurs.The question of whether dinosaurs truly “ruled the earth” right up until the asteroid impact some 65 million years ago is an old one, and controversial.

Deep Space Industries partners with Luxembourg for asteroid mining probe

Deep Space Industries partners with Luxembourg for asteroid mining probe Several groups are working on plans to capture and mine asteroids for their mineral wealth, and maybe even turn them into refueling depots for deep space missions.One such company called Deep Space Industries (DSI) has partnered with the government of Luxembourg to design and deploy an asteroid hunting spacecraft called Prospector-X.

Watch NASA fire the largest solid rocket booster in the world

Watch NASA fire the largest solid rocket booster in the world One of NASA’s main focuses right now is the development of the Space Launch System (SLS).It’s a super heavy-lift launch vehicle class of rocket, intended to take both cargo and crew into space.