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3 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Novato meteorite 'a gift from heaven,' NASA scientist says

When Lisa Webber of Novato heard a "boom-badda-boom" in her kitchen two years ago, she had no idea that a golfball-sized meteorite more than 4.5 billion years old had just hit her roof.


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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

7 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

Stennis Space Center employees receive NASA honor awards

Stennis Space Center Director Rick Gilbrech and NASA Deputy Associate Administrator Lesa Roe presented annual NASA Honor Awards to center employees during an onsite ceremony Aug. 19. In addition to presenting awards, Gilbrech, a resident of Slidell, La., also received NASA's Equal Employment Opportunity Medal for outstanding leadership qualities in ... (more)


11 hrs ago |

Rats in Spaaace! NASA Wants to Put Rodents on Space Station

The AEM-X is an advanced rodent habitat module designed for long-duration missions on the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

16 hrs ago | KOB-TV

Space Grant Consortium receives NASA funds

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium is getting a half million dollars for its Student Launch Program.


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18 hrs ago | Inhabitat

NASA Creates Space Solar Arrays that Fold Like Extreme Origami Flowers

Bigger is better when it comes to solar panels, but rockets have a very limited amount of space, so getting them into orbit can be a challenge.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Science / Technology

22 hrs ago | Medical News

NASA study reveals how spaceflight affects immune system of crew members

There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Life, Food, Nutrition, Space, Immunology, Biology, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

Alien Mystery Solved: NASA Reveals the Truth About the Strange Figure ...

He observed the presence of the figure while looking through , which is Google's map of the moon.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Weird

Sys-Con Media

NASA Awards Modification to Engineering and Science Services Contract

Jacobs will continue to provide uninterrupted requirements for engineers, scientists and technicians necessary to support Marshall's Engineering Directorate; Space Launch System Program Office; Science and Technology Office; Flight Programs and Partnerships Office; and future programs, projects and other offices with similar needs.


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Scientific American

NASA's Next Mars Lander Will Peer Deep into Planet's History

The InSight Mission will measure the planet's rotation, weather at the landing site and magnetic disturbances to reveal more about Mars' inner workings and early development A still from an animation shows NASA's new InSight Mars Lander lowering a drill onto Mars to analyze the planet's interior.


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

Nanaimo Daily News

Russian spacewalking astronauts release tiny Peruvian satellite on mission to observe Earth

Russian Oleg Artemiev cast the 4-inch box off with his gloved right hand as the International Space Station sailed 260 miles above the cloud-flecked planet.


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Astronauts conduct spacewalk outside space station

Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemiev ventured out Monday. They will set loose a tiny Peruvian research satellite, install fresh science experiments and retrieve old ones.


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WCKY-FM Findlay

Brad Paisley Leaks New Song From NASA Launch Pad

Brad Paisley is taking his mission to leak songs from his new album to a new level.


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New York Daily News

NASA seeks public's help in cataloging images

Mainly shot from the International Space Station , they aim to measure light pollution and energy consumption across the globe.


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NASA researchers use extreme origami to build space solar panels

Here's the dilemma: rockets have only so much space, yet satellite solar panels are much more useful when they're big .


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Origami, Science / Technology, Space, Gadgets

The Times of Israel

Tiny Israeli 'Martian' camera powers NASA repair robot

A mere 1.2mm in diameter - the thickness of a dime - VIPIR's borescope camera is the smallest commercial camera ever screened by NASA for use in space.


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

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Independent

NASA gets rare glimpse at black hole

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As NASA's commercial crew decision draws nigh, confusion and angst still abide

A Sunday story on NBC News reports that NASA is drawing nigh to the final selection of two commercially run, government financed spacecraft that will take human astronauts to and from the International Space Station.


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Science Daily

Students see world from station crew's point of view

NASA is helping students examine their home planet from space without ever leaving the ground, giving them a global perspective by going beyond a map attached to a sphere on a pedestal.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Education Etc., Cameras, Digital Cameras

WBOC-TV Salisbury

NASA Reschedules Wallops Launch

NASA canceled its launch of a suborbital rocket from the Wallops flight facility Saturday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Clarksville Online

NASA reports Rosetta Spacecraft takes new image of Comet...

It was taken by the Rosetta spacecraft's OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on August 7th, 2014.


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