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11 min ago | Holtville Tribune

NASA Announces Awards to Expand Informal STEM Education Network

NASA has selected 12 informal educational institutions to receive approximately $6 million in agency funding to provide compelling science, technology, engineering and math opportunities in informal education settings, such as museums, science centers, planetariums and NASA visitor centers.

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

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Ozone-depleting compound persists, NASA research shows

NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD, University of Colorado Boulder

6 hrs ago | TechCrunch

Despite FAA Setbacks, Amazon Prime Air Makes Notable Engineering, NASA And Aerospace Hires

Something big is going on with Amazon Prime Air, the e-commerce giant's research project focused on delivering packages in 30 minutes or less using unmanned drones.

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Related Topix: Amazon, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Science / Technology, Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google Earth

10 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Lowell's Tough South Side

The south side of Tropical Storm Lowell appears to be its toughest side. That is, the side with the strongest thunderstorms, according to satellite imagery from NOAA's GOES-14 and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellites.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology

14 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

Media Day At Wallops For NASA Hurricane Airborne Mission

As the Atlantic Ocean's hurricane season hits its peak, media are invited to visit NASA's latest airborne hurricane research mission using remotely piloted aircraft on Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Greenbelt, MD, Space, Silver Spring, MD

18 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Bee-inspired 3D-Printed House Wins MakerBot & NASA's Mars Housing Competition

Living on Mars might seem like a dream, but we're one step closer thanks to a brilliant new housing design.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

22 hrs ago | UTV

Queen's and NASA in solar flares study

A team at Queen's University, Belfast is set to join up with American space agency NASA to investigate solar flares and their potential to cause disruption on Earth.

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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

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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Related Topix: Novato, CA, Science / Technology, California, Los Angeles, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

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)

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Space.com

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, Tom Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Senator Martin Heinrich, Representative Martin Heinrich, Democrat, Science / Technology

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Related Topix: Cameras, Science / Technology

FOX23

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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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Science / Technology, Space

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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