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2 hrs ago | CNN

NASA maps out geysers, finds evidence of liquid water on surface of Saturn moon

Plumes of water ice and vapor shoot up from the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus in this two-image mosaic taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in November 2009.

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4 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

NASA: Groundwater Depletion Threatens Southwest Water Supplies

An analysis of data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Mission indicates the U.S. Southwest is more vulnerable to drought and water shortages than previously believed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, UC Davis, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forbes.com

NASA's Opportunity Rover Sets A Record For Off-World Driving

This Martian map shows Opportunity's path from landing in 2004 through its most recent drive.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Business News

Denver Post

NASA airplanes fly low over Denver skyline and the Front Range testing ozone levels

Gabriele Pfister of the National Center for Atmospheric Research speaking about the Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment that will take place this month in conjunction with NASA and the EPA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Fort Collins, CO

Astronomy

NASA-funded X-ray instrument settles interstellar debate

An illustration depicting the "local hot bubble" of gas that a supernova is believed to have left in our galactic neighborhood about 10 million years ago.

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

Astronomy

NASA's Mars spacecraft maneuvers to prepare for close comet flyby

This graphic depicts the orbit of Comet Siding Spring as it swings around the Sun in 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Pasadena, CA

UB Reporter

CanJam NASA

Gyroscope-aided bikes and cars may one day rule the road. But before the technology reaches the ground, a University at Buffalo research team will test similar equipment in outer space.

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Clarksville Online

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer...

Comet C/2013 UQ4 has been observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft just one day after passing through its closest approach to the sun.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Pasadena, CA, Astronomy, Science, Space

Hispanic Business

NASA to Broadcast Coverage of Automated Transfer Vehicle Cargo Spacecraft

According to a release from the group, loaded with more than seven tons of supplies for the station crew, ATV-5 is scheduled to launch on an .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The world's coolest internship

YOU'VE got less than 30 seconds to make your CV stand out, so what do you include and what do you ditch? Here are 12 surprising things to leave in.

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Daily Herald

NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm

ASSOCIATED PRESS/NASA Solar Terrestrial Relations ObservatoryThis is a view of a coronal mass ejection on the sun from July 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Slashdot

SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget

MarkWhittington writes "While participating in a panel called "The US Space Enterprise Partnership" at the NewSpace Conference that was held by the Space Frontier Foundation on Saturday, SpaceX Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell opined that NASA's budget should be raised to $22-25 billion , according to a tweet by Space Policy Online's Marcia ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Mars comet encounter to provide new clues to our solar system's earliest days

In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia We all know that Earth is not the only planet at risk of collisions with asteroids and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA, Science / Technology

Brandon Sun

Retired Canadian astronaut Julie Payette had early doubts about becoming astronaut

Five years after her final flight, retired astronaut Julie Payette admits she had doubts she would ever fly as she watched the Americans send astronauts to the moon in the late 1960s and early '70s.

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Sunherald.com

Florida in a battle for space-launch business

RED HUBER/ORLANDO SENTINELA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., in April.

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Related Topix: Florida, Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Cape Canaveral, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Dogs test spacecrafts' ability to function in space

NMMSH Laika, the first canine launched into space, is shown training in her space suit, in the Soviet publication "Animals: Pioneers of Outer Space."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, House, NM, US Military, US Air Force

Clarksville Online

NASA releases new photos of Rosetta Comet

As the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe approaches Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko for an August rendezvous, the comet's core is coming into sharper focus.

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Examiner.com

Funded by NASA, The Boston Children's Museum debuts 'My Sky Exhibit' July 26

Administrator Charles Bolden discusses 'the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars' on July 14 in Washington, DC.

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Russia Taday

NASA eyeing largest ever telescope to trump Hubble

If there was ever a conclusive key to finding alien life, NASA's new monster telescope concept could be it.

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WPXI

Solar flare could have wiped out Earth's electronics

That is, if Earth had been a few days earlier in its orbit around the sun two years ago.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solar Flare

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