CSExtra – Top Space News for Friday, October 24, 2014Today's CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin defends Mars settlement strategy at MIT gathering. Virtual experiences seem promising escape for Mars voyagers. Russian space spending to rise three-fold. China launches trail blazing lunar mission. Cold plasma: What interplanetary microbe could survive? Thursday's partial solar eclipse yields first photos. Images of Comet Siding Spring flow from Mars. NASA's IG notes obstacles to the Kennedy Space Center's transition to a multi-user spaceport. Science experiments launch suborbital from Las Cruces, N.M.
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