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56 min ago | National Public Radio

Storms Threaten 2nd Launch Try To Space Station

NASA's commercial supplier was foiled by a leaky rocket valve during Monday's launch attempt.

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56 min ago | Bradenton.com

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

In this artist's concept provided by NASA the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Mountain View, CA

3 hrs ago | CBS News

Know how to recycle oxygen? Tell NASA

When humans leave Earth to explore planets like Mars and other hostile environments in outer space, they'll need to supply their own breathable oxygen.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

NASA: Planets On Their Sides May Be More Likely To Host Life

To be clear, we're not talking about wobble that you would notice in a few years, or even a human lifetime.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue students pitch moon colony plan to NASAPurdue students pitch...

Parth Shah discusses Project Artemis, a plan for a manned mission to the moon as a precursor for a mission to Mars, on Thursday in Stewart Center at Purdue University.

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RedOrbit

NASA Rover Opportunity Takes A Selfie To Show...

Image Caption: This version of the image is presented in false color to make differences in surface materials easier to see.

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The Toronto Star

NASA finds most Earth-like planet yet

Kepler-186f excites planet hunters who have been scouring the Milky Way Galaxy for years for potentially habitable spots outside our solar system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

The Oregonian

Oregon weather watch: NASA's fascinating Earth views from space

Looking at Earth from space is endlessly fascinating, and weather -- along with erupting volcanoes, geologic features, wildfires and icepacks -- is often featured on NASA's earth observatory website .

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SPACE.com

NASA Moon Probe Will Bite the Lunar Dust Soon: What It Taught Us

A NASA probe orbiting the moon will literally bite the lunar dust within the next week or so when it crashes into the moon's far side.

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Hispanic Business

NASA: Orion Spacecraft Completes Integrated System Testing

Orion spacecraft has proven its mettle in a test designed to determine the spacecraft's readiness for its first flight test -- Exploration Flight Test-1 -- later this year, According to a release, EFT-1 will send the spacecraft more than 3,600 miles from Earth and return it safely.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

NASA Names Six New Members to Advisory Council

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Aerospace, Technical Services, Space, Boulder, CO

KNDU

NASA Astronauts Bring Wonder of International Space Station to Indianapolis

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Science, Industry and Business

NASA's TRMM Satellite Adds Up Tropical Cyclone Ita's Australian Soaking

After coming ashore on April 11, Tropical Cyclone Ita dropped heavy rainfall over the weekend that caused flooding in many areas of northeastern Australia's state of Queensland.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Science / Technology, Australia, World News,

National Public Radio

SpaceX Will Try Again Fri. To Launch Station Cargo

NASA confirmed the launch date Wednesday, two days after a last-minute rocket leak delayed the mission.

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Science, Industry and Business

NASA sees remnants of Tropical Depression Peipah over Southern Philippines

NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image that showed Peipah's clouds covering the Visayas and Mindanao regions of the country.

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R & D

Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life

A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the Univ.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Washington, UT, Science / Technology, Space

Silicon Alley Insider

NASA Is Testing A Flying Saucer For Landing On Mars

The jet-powered sky crane that lowered the one-ton Curiosity rover onto the Martian surface in 2012 just won't do when it comes time to putting the first humans on the Red Planet.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Space Ref

NASA Astronauts Will Breathe Easier With New Oxygen Recovery Systems

For NASA's long-duration human spaceflight missions, travelers will need to recycle as much breathable oxygen in their spacecraft environments, as possible.

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Examiner.com

SpaceX signs 20 year lease for NASA's Launch Complex 39A

Florida Today reported on Monday that SpaceX has officially signed a 20 year long exclusive lease on Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.

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MDJonline.com

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

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