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19 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Robots

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Columbia University

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

NASA scientists pinpoint 101 water geysers on Saturn's moon Enceladus

NASA announced on Monday that, using data collected over the years by the Cassini space probe now orbiting Saturn , it has identified 101 distinct geysers that are shooting up ice crystals and water vapor on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus .

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16 hrs ago | SPACE.com

NASA Urged to Accelerate 3D Printing on Space Station

NASA must move quickly to research 3D printing aboard the International Space Station, which likely has just six to 10 years of operational life left, a new report urges.

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

18 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

MDA - SSL selected for study on accommodating a NASA hosted payload

The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution Mission Study is the second Delivery Order to be awarded under the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Solutions contract.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WireNews+Co

NASA Selects Environmental Test And Integration Services II Contract

NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio.

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

Alabama Live

Watch aerial video, computer animation of I-565/County Line Road interchange construction in Madison

But Todd Freestone wasn't satisfied with his aerial videos of the Interstate 565 interchange under construction at County Line Road -- which ALDOT says it on target for its May 2015 completion -- so the NASA electrical engineer used a couple of computer animation programs to make a YouTube video giving an easy-to-follow explanation how the $19.4 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Madison, AL, Computers, Science / Technology

Boston.com

Happy Birthday, NASA

The Kennedy Space Center Up-Close Tour takes visitors inside the Vehicle Assembly Building , which is one of the largest buildings in the world and has been off limits to outsiders for more than 30 years.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, _No Company, The History Channel, Slitherine, Video Games, Space

Business Journal

Machinist union sues NASA administrator, contractors over $1.37B contract

If government takes a couple existing contracts and combines the work performed under them into a single $1.37 billion opportunity, is it deemed an entirely new contract? The company that landed the contract claims yes, butt the machinist union says no - arguing that a wage cut of its members is against the law.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

The not-for-profit BoldlyGo Institute wants to put its ASTRO-1 telescope in orbit by the mid-2020s.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Corning, NY, Science / Technology

Government Executive

Innovation the NASA Way: What's Your Mission?

One question often asked by readers of Innovation the NASA Way is the obvious: "How can I bring the lessons learned from these chapters into my workplace? I don't work in a matrix-managed organization and I don't have limitless budgets at my dispos NASA, always innovative, has experienced two periods of extreme excellence with the quality and speed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Steve Jobs

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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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

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