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2 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Solar system surrounded by a big gas bubble

And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long , and its walls are made of hot gas.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Explosion, Astronomy, Science

3 hrs ago | Universe Today

Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts: Study

Expedition 36/37 astronaut Karen Nyberg uses a fundoscope to take still and video images of her eye while in orbit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, University of Houston

7 hrs ago | The Republic

Famed NASA flight director to speak at Purdue

The former NASA flight director who helped bring Apollo 13's astronauts back to Earth following a deep-space explosion will deliver a lecture at Purdue University next month.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apollo 13, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure

9 hrs ago | BBC News

Lockheed Martin in space junk deal

US defence giant Lockheed Martin has struck a deal with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage satellites.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Science / Technology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Space Agency Requests $6 Bln for Lunar Program

The Saturn V rocket, built by NASA in the 1960s to land astronauts on the Moon as part of the Apollo program, could lift 130 tons to orbit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Los Angeles Times

NASA image shows north-south disparity of wildfires in California

A recent image captured by NASA's Aqua satellite provides a stark reminder of how Northern California continues to grapple with a series of a wildfires, many of them sparked by lightning, while the southern part of the state enjoys relative calm.


Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, San Diego County, CA

Clarksville Online

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft passes Neptune's Orbit on it's way to Pluto

NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has traversed the orbit of Neptune. This is its last major crossing en route to becoming the first probe to make a close encounter with distant Pluto on July 14th, 2015.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Science / Technology, Cameras, Boulder, CO

NASA critic claims that the heavy lift Space Launch System is doomed

In a Monday story in The Space Review , R.D. Boozer, a frequent critic of NASA and a commercial space advocate, suggested that the Space Launch System , the heavy lift rocket that is envisioned to launch astronauts beyond low Earth orbit, is essentially doomed.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space


NASA Awards Contract Option On Test And Operations Support Contract

NASA has exercised the first option to extend the period of performance of its Test and Operations Support Contract with Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, TN, to September 30, 2016.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Tullahoma, TN, Space

WLS-AM Chicago

Former NASA Leader: US Space Program Held Hostage by Russia

What's next for NASA? The legendary space agency that landed a man on the moon, launched the Voyager spacecraft into infinity, the Hubble Space Telescope to unlock the mysteries of the universe, and landed legendary rovers on Mars, is now searching for its next mission.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

NASA to Test New Deployment System at Wallops

NASA will test a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rocket missions with the launch of a Black Brant IX sounding rocket between 5 and 6 a.m., Aug. 28, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Chico Enterprise-Record

SpaceX rocket explosion seen slowing NASA on contract award

Space Exploration Technologies's rocket test that ended with an explosion over Texas may slow a U.S. decision on a contract to take astronauts to the International Space Station, an aerospace analyst said.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space Exploration Technologies, McGregor, TX, Space, Tesla Motors, Startups

NASA's Robot Army of 'Swarmies' Could Explore Other Planets

They may look like remote-controlled toy trucks, but a troop of new NASA robots could one day race across distant planets as a sort of space exploration vanguard.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space


NASA Picks Top Earth Data Challenge Ideas,...

NASA has selected four ideas from the public for innovative uses of climate projections and Earth-observing satellite data.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Amazon, Indiana University Bloomington, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Powerful Hurricane Marie sends pounding waves to Mexico

Hurricane Marie was pounding heavy waves into Mexico's Pacific coast Monday , where three fishermen went missing after their boat capsized.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie, Boat Disaster, Science / Technology, San Lucas, CA

NASA screens new vehicle to send astronauts into space

NASA, which spends nearly $71 million for each one-way trip for astronauts to space using the Russian Space Shuttle, is planning for NextGen spacecraft that suits its needs.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Sun Aug 24, 2014

International Business Times

Australian Scientist to Help NASA With New Technology: The Next Mars Mission

A man looks at a model of a Marsokhod mars rover in the exhibition hall of the Institute of Space Research in Moscow October 4, 2007.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Chemistry, Science, Geology

The New Zealand Herald

Dotcom denies he's behind the Whale Oil hacking

Internet Party founder Kim Dotcom says his comments yesterday about hacking the German Prime Minister's credit rating had nothing to do with the hacking of the Whale Oil blog.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Click Orlando

NASA: Voyager 2 previews Pluto mission

NASA's New Horizons explorer is hurtling through space on its way to the outermost reaches of the solar system for a rendezvous with the small, icy "dwarf planet" of Pluto and its five moons.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Hindustan Times

No thigh bone on Mars says NASA

A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8. More than half of US consumers with an internet connection now own a tablet and while demand is starting to slow, the device still remains high on most people's future tech shopping ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Barnes & Noble