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3 hrs ago |

NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot - now stuck on a pedestal - is going mobile at the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Space

5 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

NASA's Rupak Biswas Sees Usable Quantum Computing before End of Decade

Quantum computing is a technology that promises to revolutionize the IT industry.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Computers, Science / Technology, Space, High Performance Computing

9 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Kepler-186f is the first earth-size planet discovered by NASA

This week, NASA announced the discovery of an earth-like planet about 500 light-years away from Earth.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Camera

NASA chief Charles Bolden tours CU-Boulder for the first time

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden spoke Friday before a packed house at the University of Colorado, lauding the school's aerospace program and delivering an animated primer on what he hopes space travel will look like in the near future.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Boulder, CO, Space, us Travel, Travel, Robots

Sys-Con Media

NASA, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Announce Media...

The Corrective Optics Space Telescope Axial Replacement instrument, installed in 1993, fixed a major flaw in Hubble's primary mirror.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cameras


Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

Google said Thursday that its Project Tango team is collaborating with scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center to integrate the company's new 3D technology into a robotic platform that will work inside the space station.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Robots, Science / Technology, CPU, Space

Nanaimo Daily News

Storms threaten 2nd launch try by SpaceX to space station, leaky rocket valve ...

SpaceX returned to the launch pad Friday in hopes of finally delivering supplies to the International Space Station, but stormy weather threatened to interfere.


Related Topix: Weather, Science / Technology

National Public Radio

Storms Threaten 2nd Launch Try To Space Station

NASA's commercial supplier was foiled by a leaky rocket valve during Monday's launch attempt.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

In this artist's concept provided by NASA the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Mountain View, CA

CBS News

Know how to recycle oxygen? Tell NASA

When humans leave Earth to explore planets like Mars and other hostile environments in outer space, they'll need to supply their own breathable oxygen.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

CBS Local

NASA: Planets On Their Sides May Be More Likely To Host Life

To be clear, we're not talking about wobble that you would notice in a few years, or even a human lifetime.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue students pitch moon colony plan to NASAPurdue students pitch...

Parth Shah discusses Project Artemis, a plan for a manned mission to the moon as a precursor for a mission to Mars, on Thursday in Stewart Center at Purdue University.


Related Topix: Purdue University


NASA Rover Opportunity Takes A Selfie To Show...

Image Caption: This version of the image is presented in false color to make differences in surface materials easier to see.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

The Toronto Star

NASA finds most Earth-like planet yet

Kepler-186f excites planet hunters who have been scouring the Milky Way Galaxy for years for potentially habitable spots outside our solar system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

The Oregonian

Oregon weather watch: NASA's fascinating Earth views from space

Looking at Earth from space is endlessly fascinating, and weather -- along with erupting volcanoes, geologic features, wildfires and icepacks -- is often featured on NASA's earth observatory website .


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

NASA Moon Probe Will Bite the Lunar Dust Soon: What It Taught Us

A NASA probe orbiting the moon will literally bite the lunar dust within the next week or so when it crashes into the moon's far side.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Mountain View, CA, Space

Hispanic Business

NASA: Orion Spacecraft Completes Integrated System Testing

Orion spacecraft has proven its mettle in a test designed to determine the spacecraft's readiness for its first flight test -- Exploration Flight Test-1 -- later this year, According to a release, EFT-1 will send the spacecraft more than 3,600 miles from Earth and return it safely.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

NASA Names Six New Members to Advisory Council

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Aerospace, Technical Services, Space, Boulder, CO


NASA Astronauts Bring Wonder of International Space Station to Indianapolis

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Science, Industry and Business

NASA's TRMM Satellite Adds Up Tropical Cyclone Ita's Australian Soaking

After coming ashore on April 11, Tropical Cyclone Ita dropped heavy rainfall over the weekend that caused flooding in many areas of northeastern Australia's state of Queensland.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Science / Technology, Australia, World News,