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4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

NASA Awards Flight Dynamics Support Services II Contract

The small business set-aside, cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a minimum ordering value of This contract will provide for the planning, designing, implementation, enhancement, evaluation, integration, testing and conducting of the flight dynamics services and systems at the agency's Goddard Space Flight ... (more)


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5 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science

9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

NASA's Tiny Payload 'IceCube' No Longer On Ice

Image Caption: This file photo shows examples of three-unit CubeSats. At about a foot in length and four inches wide, these are similar in design to IceCube and the five selected heliophysics CubeSats.


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

13 hrs ago | International Business Times

NASA: Early Earth Likely To Have Been Hit By Giant Asteroids

Early Earth was most likely hit by giant asteroids, suggests a research through a computer simulation model based on a moon crater by an international team of researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.


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17 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

NASA reports Rosetta spacecraft captures pictures of Coma surrounding it's target Comet

Less than a week before Rosetta's rendezvous with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, images obtained by OSIRIS, the spacecraft's onboard scientific imaging system, show clear signs of a coma surrounding the comet's nucleus.


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

21 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

NASA chooses ASU camera for Mars 2020 Rover mission

The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Mount Lemmon, AZ, Pima County, AZ

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Spain, Garden City, KS

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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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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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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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.


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

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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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.


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)


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


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.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Senator Ben Cardin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Boulder, CO

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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Maryland College Park, Agriculture, Science, Space, Greenbelt, MD

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.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Robots