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Nemo's Outdoor Gear Is Made For Summer Hiking And Camping

Tarps can be lighter and even stronger than tents. But, they can also be a pain to setup, expose you to the cold, damp ground and don’t protect you from bugs. With its new ultralight bicycle camping (or anything, really) series, Nemo has fixed all those problems. Here’s how.

Nerf Rival Review: The Evolution Of Foam Warfare

You’ve never shot a Nerf gun like this before. And you should.

Over 200 New 'Moonquakes' Discovered In Apollo 16 Data

The Apollo moon missions ended over 40 years ago, but incredibly, scientists are still learning from them. Case in point: A team of researchers has unearthed 210 previously unknown “moonquakes” in a slew of seismic data collected by Apollo 16.

Fantastic Space Memorabilia Collection Auctioned For Nearly $US700,000

Few space collectors living or dead hold a candle to Leon Ford, who passed away in 2014. On Thursday, Ford’s lifetime memorabilia collection sold at a Boston auction house for $US678,983.

NASA Image Gallery Brings All Your Favourite Space Photos Under One Roof

Ever come across a gorgeous Hubble image, or an article showing some of NASA’s cool new Mars lander tech, and wish you could remember where those lovely photos live? Rejoice, space nerds: NASA is making your life easier than ever, with the launch of a new mega gallery where you can browse all of the space agency’s astronomical eye candy.

Russian Official Wants To Investigate Apollo Missions

Calling for ‘international investigations’ into the ‘murky’ details surrounding the Apollo Moon missions is normally the preserve of 4chan and tinfoil hat-wearers. But now, you can add Russian Investigative Commission spokesperson Vladimir Markin to that illustrious list.

The Only Fun Fact About Apollo 13's Dramatic Failure Is This Invoice

I didn’t know about this fun factoid: On March 13, 1970, the Grumman Aerospace Corporation — manufacturers of the Lunar Module — sent a $US312,421.24 bill to North American Rockwell — who made the service module that malfunctioned in the Apollo 13 mission — for towing services. Why, you ask? Here’s the story.

Moon Seismometers From Apollo Are Still Helping Solve Physics Mysteries

When Apollo astronauts landed on the moon, they left flags and footprints, yes, but also dozens of scientific instruments. Among them was a network of seismometers originally meant to study moonquakes. Forty years later, data from these seismometers are still helping physicists understand how to detect elusive gravitational waves — a challenge even with our fancy modern technology.

The Moon Smells Like Spent Gunpowder

Exploring the lunar surface is now a quick click away for desk-bound normals, but there are still some moon mysteries that only those special folks from Apollo missions will ever really experience. Like how it smells. The consensus: spent gunpowder.

NASA Shake Test For The Saturn V Rocket Looked Ridiculous, But It Worked

Video: Sometimes, NASA comes up with incredibly complex solutions to extremely complex problems. Other times they come up with the simplest ones. And then there’s the case of how to test the stability of an entire Saturn V rocket, which is what you can see in this hilarious video from 1966.

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