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See Breathtaking Views of the National Parks From Space
Yosemite, Redwood, and other famous parks as they look from outer space
Environment
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015, 7:47am
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See the Massive Mountain on Dwarf Planet Ceres
It's just a bit shorter than Mt. Everest
Space
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015, 7:47am
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Particles From The Edge Of Space Shine A Light On Fukushima
Researchers have been using muons to take a peek inside the nuclear reactors in Japan that melted down in 2011. The results could aid the continuing cleanup operations.
Physics
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015, 9:05am
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Here are the Most Heart-Stopping Photos of Saturn from the Cassini Mission
As the spacecraft completes its final flyby of Saturn's moon Dione, TIME reflects on the most spectacular images from the mission thus far
Space
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Friday, Aug 21, 2015, 7:50am
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Metamaterial wormhole teleports magnetic fields across space
Better MRI scanners could result from a trick in which a magnetic field springs up from nowhere, using materials famous for their link to invisibility cloaks
Physics
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Friday, Aug 21, 2015, 7:50am
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Japan cargo ship embarks on International Space Center supply mission
After three botched missions to resupply the International Space Center since October, an unmanned cargo ship blasted off from southern Japan on Wednesday with food, water and gear needed to keep the research station and its crew functioning.
Space
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 20, 2015, 8:50am
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NASA scours retired space shuttles for spare parts
Two of the four NASA space shuttles on display in US museums have had their water tanks removed for possible use in a storage system for the ISS
Space
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 20, 2015, 8:50am
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Print your own satellite in orbiting space factory
Satellites that are manufactured and assembled in orbit could let you launch your own armchair science project or just experience the effect of seeing Earth from above
Space
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 20, 2015, 8:50am
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NASA's Kelly urges full funding for new ships to ISS
Astronaut Scott Kelly, spending a year in space, hopes NASA will get "support we need" to develop commercial U.S. crew ships
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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NASA's Cassini to whiz past Saturn's moon Dione
The close encounter may be scientists' last chance to identify ice volcanoes and learn about the moon's inner structure
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Warmest ever superconductor works at Antarctic temperatures
A metal under pressure has broken the record for the warmest superconductor yet – it could work at Antarctic temperatures rather than those found in the depths of space
Physics
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015, 9:07am
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Green sanctuary on top of NYC's largest convention center
​On the Javits Center's rooftop, 17 stories above the hustle and bustle of Midtown Manhattan, lies a green space about the size of five football fields
Environment
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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Neutrinos from inside Earth and deep space illuminate the cosmos
A batch of ghostly, chargeless particles have been caught coming from inside Earth and from deep space
Physics
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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Rosetta set to witness cosmic firework display as comet 67P nears the sun
Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko, shadowed by the Rosetta spacecraft, will make its closest approach to the sun at 3.03 am BST on Thursday morning
Space
Source: TheGuardian
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 13, 2015, 10:59am
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This Salad Is Outta This World: Astronauts Eat Greens Grown In Space
Farming plants in space may prove critical for future deep space travel. On Monday NASA announced it had mastered romaine lettuce. "That's awesome, tastes good," astronaut Kjell Lindgren declared.
Health
Source: NPR
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, 10:51am
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Cosmonauts complete spacewalk outside space station
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A pair of Russian cosmonauts began their working week on Monday by cleaning the windows of the International Space Station (ISS), floating 250 miles (400 km) above the Earth's surface.
Space
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015, 10:51am
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​Mars Curiosity rover celebrates its third birthday
A look back at what we've learned about the red planet
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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NASA gif shows moon circling Earth from 1M miles away
This is what it looks like when the moon passes over the Earth -- from the perspective of the sun
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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NASA extends contract with Russia for rides to Space Station
NASA extended its contract with Russia to fly astronauts to the International Space Station due to budget cuts that have delayed commercial U.S. alternatives, the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday.
Space
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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Giant old galaxies, not Milky Ways, are best for life to thrive
Looking at how quickly stars form can nail down the galaxies that should be best for life – and our own doesn't come out on top
Space
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Aug 06, 2015, 7:43am
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​Buzz Aldrin's $33.31 moon mission expense report
The famed spacewalker tweeted a copy of his travel voucher to the moon
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015, 10:37am
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Tonight, Look For A Rare (But Not Quite Blue) Moon
The modern definition of a "blue moon" has nothing to do with its color.
Space
Source: NPR
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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Philae lander shows there's more to comets than soft dust
The comet lander Philae may be uncommunicative at the moment, but the pictures and measurements it took after it touched down on a comet in November have shown scientists that the comet is covered with coarse material, rather than dust, and is harder than expected.
Space
Source: Reuters
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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Big year ahead for James Webb telescope
It's been a long time coming, but Nasa is now at the business end of building its giant successor to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Space
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Friday, Jul 31, 2015, 12:58pm
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SpaceShipTwo 'Pilot Was Thrown From The Vehicle' High In Atmosphere
SpaceShipTwo broke apart soon after it reached supersonic speeds and an altitude of around 50,000 feet. Its pilot says his parachute opened in a "gentlemanly" fashion, after he had fallen for a while.
Space
Source: NPR
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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Mysterious Red Lines Spotted on Saturn’s Moon
Scientists aren't sure what they are
Space
Source: TIME Magazine
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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NASA's plane emergency locator test could save lives
The space agency wants to improve the tiny transmitters on board, designed to alert satellites within seconds of an accident
Technology
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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New Horizons spots oozing glaciers and hazy skies on Pluto
The New Horizons spacecraft took a backlit shot of Pluto after its historic fly-by, and saw surprisingly Earth-like features
Space
Source: New Scientist
Posted on: Thursday, Jul 30, 2015, 8:37am
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EU satellite gears up for data flood
Europe's Sentinel-2a satellite, which will "carpet map" the Earth's land surface day-in, day-out, is on course to go into full operation in early or mid-October.
Space
Source: BBC News
Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015, 9:53am
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Delta 4 puts military satellite in orbit
A Delta 4 rocket boosted a high-power military communications satellite into orbit, the seventh in a planned constellation of 10.
Space
Source: CBSNews
Posted on: Friday, Jul 24, 2015, 8:19am
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