The world’s first space nation is now officially in orbit

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Space is now officially home to the known universe’s first “space nation”. Asgardia launched its very first satellite, Asgardia-1, into orbit on November 12, 2017. Only about the size of a soccer ball, the satellite traveled aboard a NASA commercial cargo vehicle to make its two-day journey from NASA’s View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Elephants should be recognized as legal persons, argues Connecticut lawsuit

Should elephants be viewed as legal persons in the eyes of the court? A new lawsuit filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project argues yes. They say three elephants, owned by a Connecticut zoo, should have “the fundamental right to bodily liberty” and be placed in an animal sanctuary instead.

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