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3 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

NASA Sees Powerful Thunderstorms in Tropical Storm Matmo

Strong thunderstorms reaching toward the top of the troposphere circled Tropical Storm Matmo's center and appeared in a band of thunderstorms on the storm's southwestern quadrant.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Science / Technology, Weather, Pasadena, CA

7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

NASA honours Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to set foot on moon 45 years ago

In this July 20, 1969 file photo provided by NASA, astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, smiles for a photo inside the Lunar Module while it rested on the lunar surface.

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12 hrs ago | CBS News

Finding NEEMO: NASA extreme training environment

An astronaut on a NASA mission to the underwater research station Aquarius, testing a sample collecting technique that might be used on asteroids or other planets.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Florida International University, Key Largo, FL, Largo, FL

16 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

NASA names building for moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Visitors to the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum walk past a depiction of space exploration by artist Robert T. Forecasters say calmer winds and cooler temperatures are headed for a fire-scorched region of Washington state, conditions that could help firefighters in their battle against wildfires that have charred hundreds... Calmer ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Space, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Rick Perry, US Governors

17 hrs ago | Air & Space

Why do NASA launch times depend on lighting conditions?

While it was a hydrogen leak on the pad that forced NASA to scrub the launch of space shuttle mission STS-127 on June 17, one main reason the agency had to wait several weeks to try again was something called a "solar beta angle cut-out."

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21 hrs ago | Science Daily

Astronauts to test free-flying 'housekeeper' robots

Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Computers, Space

Yesterday | Clarksville Online

NASA takes a look back at the Jupiter comet crash

Twenty years ago, human and robotic eyes observed the first recorded impact between cosmic bodies in the solar system, as fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 slammed into the atmosphere of Jupiter.

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Buzz: NASA ready to explore again

The Buzz: NASA ready to explore again Three years after the space shuttle was retired, NASA looks to new rocket for space travel Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1muCuCV Three years after the final space shuttle flight was piloted home by Owego-native Douglas Hurley, a new rocket under development may carry astronauts ... (more)

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WTOP-FM Washington

In its 35th year, NASA Goddard still shoots for the moon

Jennifer Ash-Poole is the director for the Apollo Goddard contest, a model rocket show now in its 35th year.

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WLS-AM Chicago

Former NASA Boss: Russia Has US Space Program in 'Hostage Situation'

Forty-five years ago, the world watched as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," becoming the first humans to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin

Reuters

Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

45 Years Ago, Armstrong Took His 'One Small Step'

NASA image taken in 2012 by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter shows astronauts' footprints and equipment left on the moon by Apollo 11. Forty-five years ago today, in arguably the greatest technological feat of the 20th Century, two Americans stepped off the ladder of their small landing craft and walked on the surface of the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wapakoneta, OH, Space

Hampton Roads Daily Press

NASA Langley helps hone technology to study ocean health

On Sunday, a NASA Langley airborne laboratory will embark on a joint sea-and-air research campaign from Maine to Virginia to Bermuda to help hone the world's most advanced technologies to study ocean phytoplankton.

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Clarksville Online

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 will soon provide Scientists data to look into the past

NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, which launched on July 2nd, will soon be providing about 100,000 high-quality measurements each day of carbon dioxide concentrations from around the globe.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Colorado State University, Fire, Greenbelt, MD

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Switched

The Moon Communion Of Buzz Aldrin That NASA Didn't Want To Broadcast

As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin prepared to take "one small step for man," Aldrin wanted to commemorate the moment in a way he found most personally meaningful -- by taking communion.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Science / Technology, Webster, TX, Space

WAFF-TV Huntsville

NASA leaders celebrated the anniversary and wondered about the future.

Past and present Rocket City Rocket Scientists marked Huntsville's historic role in putting man on the moon in a Space Exploration Celebration Friday night.

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NBC Chicago

Comic-Con: What We're Geeking Out Over

The annual migration of geeks, fan-boys and -girls, collectors, aficionados and cosplayers is about to commence: Comic-Con International kicks-off Thursday in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Comedy Movies, Batman, Comedy, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Action Movies, Adventure, Science / Technology, Space

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Neil Armstrong's post-Apollo 11 life

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, right, trudges across the surface of the moon leaving behind footprints, July 20, 1969.

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Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Lebanon, OH

InformationWeek

NASA's Orion Spacecraft: 9 Facts

The Orion spacecraft gives NASA a ticket to deep space. Here's how NASA is preparing the spacecraft for a mission to visit an asteroid in 2025.

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Science Daily

Rosetta spacecraft approaching twofold comet

As the European Space Agency's spacecraft Rosetta is slowly approaching its destination, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the comet is again proving to be full of surprises.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, us Travel, Travel, Pasadena, CA

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