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NASA Releases Files So We Can 3D Print Space Stuff

It turns out that a decontextualised asteroid looks a lot like a Kipfler potato - although we're not entirely sure that's the takeaway intended from a recent release by NASA .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Holtville Tribune

NASA's Mars Spacecraft Maneuvers to Prepare for Close Comet Flyby

NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters, while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific data, as Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring heads toward a close flyby of Mars on October 19. The comet's nucleus will miss Mars by about 82,000 miles , shedding material hurtling at about 35 miles per second, relative to Mars and ... (more)

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ComputerWorld

Thanks to NASA, you can now 3D print models of satellites, probes and planets

NASA has released 21 files that can be used by 3D printers to create models of satellites, probes, planetary formations -- even asteroids.

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KAUZ

Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks

A man who authorities say fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex near Philadelphia and was then shot by his psychiatrist remains listed in critical condition.

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KFVS12

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

NASA releases never-before-seen supernova photos from Chandra Observatory

To celebrate the 15th birthday of its Chandra X-ray Observatory, NASA has published four previously unreleased images of supernova remnants.

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EETimes

NASA Exec Says, 'Boldly Go!'

"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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Sunherald.com

Near miss: Study reveals super solar storm that narrowly missed Earth

Visit http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/02may_superstorm/ for more.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Russia Taday

Water reserves in western US being drained underground - NASA study

As droughts have ravaged the western US for over a decade, much of the water loss has come from underground resources in the Colorado River Basin, a new study has found.

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KCTV5

'Coolest Cooler' Kickstarter set to break crowdsourcing record

Don't get bored with those 20th century coolers - buy into the technologically-savvy, new millennium version of Ryan Grepper - the Coolest Cooler, and it's set to break a Kickstarter record.

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Related Topix: Palo Alto Networks, Startups, iPhone, Science / Technology, Space

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Satellites show major Southwest groundwater loss

A new study based on NASA satellite measurements reveals what researchers called a shocking loss of groundwater in the Southwest's largest river basin.

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BroadcastNewsroom

Nasa TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch to Space Station

Loaded with more than seven tons of supplies for the station crew, ATV-5 is scheduled to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket at " spacecraft was named by ESA in honor of the 20th century Belgian astronomer and physicist credited with proposing the theory of the expansion of the universe.

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Examiner.com

GAO finds that NASA's heavy lift Space Launch System is $400 million short

The General Accounting Office released a report on Wednesday on NASA 's heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System .

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EETimes

docdivakar Good article... reminds me of what one my professors' used ...

Good article... reminds me of what one my professors' used to often reminisce with his students.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boston.com

NASA: - First Humans Who Will Step Foot On Mars Are Walking the Earth Today'

This artist rendering released by NASA shows the NASA rover Opportunity on the surface of Mars.

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NBC Miami

Comic-Con: Thursday's Big Events

Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

It isn't a household name, but the company that's at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders served at... It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, including the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Drugs, Science / Technology

Science

Planetary scientists welcome NASA call for Europa concepts

Hunter Waite has waited years for the chance to use his planetary science engineering chops on a mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa.

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KRNV-TV Reno

SNC completes Dream Chaser NASA CCiCap Milestone

Sierra Nevada Corporation has successfully passed Milestone 9 of the advancement testing -- The 'Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level.'

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Science Daily

NASA's HS3 mission spotlight: The HIRAD instrument

The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29. One of the NASA Global Hawks will cover the storm environment and the other will analyze inner-storm conditions.

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

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