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4 Things You’re Not Allowed to Do in Space

There are lots of things that you’re allowed to do on earth that you absolutely can’t if you’re an astronaut. Some of them, you wouldn’t expect. One big rule is: no sex allowed. The limited space could complicate things, plus other risks. Another thing is booze. Also is bread, or crumbs, because they can float around and get inside instruments. There are other rules that should be followed in space. Find out what else. Share this video if you like it!

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Did NASA Spend Millions Developing a Pen When the Russians Used Pencils?

The humble ballpoint pen is an item so ubiquitous the chances of you not having one near you right now are so low. Few people realize just how much technology, craftsmanship and effort goes into creating a single pen- probably because you can buy 30 of them for a few dollars. But NASA was right in spending those millions because the pencil just wouldn’t cut it in space. Find out about the story in this video. Don’t forget to share if you like this video!

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These Towns Darken Their Skies To See Stars

There’s a lot to love in living a big cit, but there’s something missing. Find out what this community does to rediscover an amazing beauty. Light pollution is no joke. As our cities grow bigger and brighter, fewer Americans get to take in the breathtaking grandeur of the Milky Way. Sensing this, the residents of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff, two small towns in Colorado, purposefully dimmed their towns’ lights. Their night skies are now among the darkest on the planet and have become a Mecca for stargazers. If you love this video, share it on facebook and twitter.

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These Robots Drill Through Ice In The Hunt For Life In Other Planets

Explorer and engineer Bill Stone has been steadfast in his desire to travel to space since he watched the first astronauts land on the moon as a boy. Today, he’s closer than ever to launching his own inventions—advanced unmanned robots called “Cryobots”— into space to understand whether life exists beyond our planet. With help from NASA, his team is testing these bots in the most remote corners of our planet in order to one day collect data from space that could turn science fiction into reality. If you like this post, share it on facebook and twitter.

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Extra Terrestrial Signal From a Planet with a Sun Like Star

A mysterious signal was found coming from outer space that might fit the bill for aliens. We are not alone!!! SETI discovered a strong radio signal, could it be from an Advanced Aliens civilization? The next documentary is about the search for extraterrestrial life & intelligence beyond planet Earth. “Are we alone in the universe?” (2016 Conference at NASA) Leading scientists & astronauts share opinions while answering hard questions: “If we’re so sure that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy.. where is everybody?”