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2 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Ex-NASA 'hackers' rescue first-ever moon photos

This was the first picture of the earth taken from space on Aug. 23, 1966. Photo: NASA Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project The world's first view of Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon.

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4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Reporters Invited to See Orion, Speak with NASA Managers at Navy Days-Los Angeles

A combined NASA and Navy team is practicing recovering Orion from the ocean, as they will do in December following the spacecraft's first trip to space during Exploration Flight Test-1.

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7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, California, UC Los Angeles, Jerry Brown, US Governors

7 hrs ago | LA Daily News

NASA announces 7 instruments for Mars 2020 rover

PASADENA >> An instrument that scientists hope will produce oxygen from Martian atmospheric carbon dioxide will be included in the Mars 2020 rover, a joint mission with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA announced Thursday.

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8 hrs ago | Space.com

Going Nova: Star Explosions Unleash Gamma-Ray Blasts

The star V407 Cyg explodes in a nova while circling a neighboring red giant star in this still from a NASA animation depicting the star explosion detected in 2010.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Explosion, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Astronomy, Science, Space

13 hrs 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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14 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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16 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

19 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

20 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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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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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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