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1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

NASA's asteroid mission takes a beating

NASA can't afford to send humans to Mars. With its current plans to build a large rocket, the Space Launch System, NASA can't even afford to go back to the moon.

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2 hrs ago | Roll Call

Old-School NASA Ground Ops Are Highlight of Ranger 7 Film

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory released the above 1964 film it produced on Ranger 7, and if anything, it's an interesting look at old-school ground operations.

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4 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

NASA Sees Zombie Tropical Depression Genevieve Reborn

Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite helped confirm that the remnant low pressure area of former Tropical Storm Genevieve has become a Zombie storm, and has been reborn as a tropical depression on July 30. The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this infrared image of strong thunderstorms that redeveloped around Genevieve's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, Tornado, Weather, Space, Honolulu, HI

7 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

NASA, Small Business Administrators And U.S. Sen. Cardin To Announce...

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Friday, Aug. 1 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to announce the results of the 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

8 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found 101 distinct Geysers on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus

Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Boulder, CO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

North Texas e-News

NASA aeronautics makes strides to bring back supersonic passenger travel

The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Transportation, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Edwards, CA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force

New Scientist

When NASA space crews play make believe

EVEN astronauts sometimes pretend they are in space. Over the past week, two simulated trips came to a close.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, us Travel, Travel, Santa Barbara, CA

Aerotech News And Review

NASA selects instruments to track climate impact on vegetation

Two new spaceborne Earth-observing instruments will help scientists better understand how global forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate and land use change.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Maryland College Park, Agriculture, Science, Space, Greenbelt, MD

Space.com

NASA Unveiling Instruments for 2020 Mars Rover Thursday: How to Watch Live

NASA will reveal the science instruments that will be aboard its next Mars rover on Thursday , and you can follow along live online.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Robots

Wireless Design & Development

Revolutionary Microshutter Technology Hurdles Significant Challenges

NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant technological challenges in their quest to improve an already revolutionary observing technology originally created for the James Webb Space Telescope.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

EETimes

NASA Exec Says, 'Boldly Go!' | EE Times

"The space community doesn't think big enough," said Simon P. "Pete" Worden, the director of NASA's Ames Research Center in a keynote address.

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SlashGear.com

NASA IceCube hunts climate change and cost savings

NASA will take advantage of new tiny satellite technology, CubeSats, to test a new weather-monitoring technology that could help unlock the secrets of climate change, the space agency has announced.

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Sys-Con Media

NASA Holds Space Tech Mission Directorate Update Media Call Aug. 5

NASA Associate Administrator for Space Technology Michael Gazarik will provide journalists with an overview, in addition to updating reporters on the agency's space technology portfolio.

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ECNmag

NASA sees developing Tropical Storm Halong causing warning

NASA infrared satellite data revealed that Tropical Storm Halong is surrounded by strong thunderstorms and an eye appears to be developing.

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Universe Today

NASA's First Space-Tweeting Astronaut And 'Big Bang...

The first astronaut who tweeted from space is leaving NASA, the agency announced yesterday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Columbia University

Examiner.com

NASA scientists pinpoint 101 water geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus

NASA announced on Monday that, using data collected over the years by the Cassini space probe now orbiting Saturn , it has identified 101 distinct geysers that are shooting up ice crystals and water vapor on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus .

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SPACE.com

NASA Urged to Accelerate 3D Printing on Space Station

NASA must move quickly to research 3D printing aboard the International Space Station, which likely has just six to 10 years of operational life left, a new report urges.

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Hispanic Business

MDA - SSL selected for study on accommodating a NASA hosted payload

The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution Mission Study is the second Delivery Order to be awarded under the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Solutions contract.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WireNews+Co

NASA Selects Environmental Test And Integration Services II Contract

NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

Alabama Live

Watch aerial video, computer animation of I-565/County Line Road interchange construction in Madison

But Todd Freestone wasn't satisfied with his aerial videos of the Interstate 565 interchange under construction at County Line Road -- which ALDOT says it on target for its May 2015 completion -- so the NASA electrical engineer used a couple of computer animation programs to make a YouTube video giving an easy-to-follow explanation how the $19.4 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Madison, AL, Computers, Science / Technology

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