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NASA Hack Space: October 2016



A largely unrecognized field called photonics may provide solutions to some of NASA's most pressing challenges in future spaceflight.


Last week, President Obama wrote about the progress we as a Nation have made over the past 8 years to ensure our space program continues to inspire generations of students and serve as a leading source of innovation in our country.


Input from about 10,000 volunteers viewing images from Martian south polar regions has identified targets for closer inspection, yielding new insights about seasonal slabs of frozen carbon dioxide (dry ice) and erosional features called "spiders."


NASA is offering $1.1 million in prize money in Phase 2 of the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge for new ways to build houses where future space explorers can live and work.


When you need tools or parts for something you're working on around the house, you head to the nearest hardware store.


President Obama has outlined a vision to CNN for the future of space exploration.