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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Forbes.com

NASA's Opportunity Rover Sets A Record For Off-World Driving

This Martian map shows Opportunity's path from landing in 2004 through its most recent drive.

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Denver Post

NASA airplanes fly low over Denver skyline and the Front Range testing ozone levels

Gabriele Pfister of the National Center for Atmospheric Research speaking about the Front Range Air Pollution and Photochemistry Experiment that will take place this month in conjunction with NASA and the EPA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Fort Collins, CO

Astronomy

NASA-funded X-ray instrument settles interstellar debate

An illustration depicting the "local hot bubble" of gas that a supernova is believed to have left in our galactic neighborhood about 10 million years ago.

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

Astronomy

NASA's Mars spacecraft maneuvers to prepare for close comet flyby

This graphic depicts the orbit of Comet Siding Spring as it swings around the Sun in 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Pasadena, CA

UB Reporter

CanJam NASA

Gyroscope-aided bikes and cars may one day rule the road. But before the technology reaches the ground, a University at Buffalo research team will test similar equipment in outer space.

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Clarksville Online

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer...

Comet C/2013 UQ4 has been observed by NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft just one day after passing through its closest approach to the sun.

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

Hispanic Business

NASA to Broadcast Coverage of Automated Transfer Vehicle Cargo Spacecraft

According to a release from the group, loaded with more than seven tons of supplies for the station crew, ATV-5 is scheduled to launch on an .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The world's coolest internship

YOU'VE got less than 30 seconds to make your CV stand out, so what do you include and what do you ditch? Here are 12 surprising things to leave in.

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Daily Herald

NASA: Earth narrowly missed crippling solar storm

ASSOCIATED PRESS/NASA Solar Terrestrial Relations ObservatoryThis is a view of a coronal mass ejection on the sun from July 2012.

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Slashdot

SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget

MarkWhittington writes "While participating in a panel called "The US Space Enterprise Partnership" at the NewSpace Conference that was held by the Space Frontier Foundation on Saturday, SpaceX Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell opined that NASA's budget should be raised to $22-25 billion , according to a tweet by Space Policy Online's Marcia ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Mars comet encounter to provide new clues to our solar system's earliest days

In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia In this handout photo the comet Lulin is seen through the trees in Shenandoah National Park on February 23, 2009 in Luray, Virginia We all know that Earth is not the only planet at risk of collisions with asteroids and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Shenandoah National Park, Luray, VA, Science / Technology

Brandon Sun

Retired Canadian astronaut Julie Payette had early doubts about becoming astronaut

Five years after her final flight, retired astronaut Julie Payette admits she had doubts she would ever fly as she watched the Americans send astronauts to the moon in the late 1960s and early '70s.

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Sunherald.com

Florida in a battle for space-launch business

RED HUBER/ORLANDO SENTINELA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., in April.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Alamogordo Daily News

Dogs test spacecrafts' ability to function in space

NMMSH Laika, the first canine launched into space, is shown training in her space suit, in the Soviet publication "Animals: Pioneers of Outer Space."

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