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55 min ago | Connecticut Post
This was the first picture of the earth taken from space on Aug. 23, 1966. Photo: NASA Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project The world's first view of Earth taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon.
3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
A combined NASA and Navy team is practicing recovering Orion from the ocean, as they will do in December following the spacecraft's first trip to space during Exploration Flight Test-1.
6 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Swimming pool with a hot tub. Four bedrooms and four-car garage. Granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances.
6 hrs ago | LA Daily News
PASADENA >> An instrument that scientists hope will produce oxygen from Martian atmospheric carbon dioxide will be included in the Mars 2020 rover, a joint mission with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA announced Thursday.
7 hrs ago | Space.com
The star V407 Cyg explodes in a nova while circling a neighboring red giant star in this still from a NASA animation depicting the star explosion detected in 2010.
11 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle
NASA can't afford to send humans to Mars. With its current plans to build a large rocket, the Space Launch System, NASA can't even afford to go back to the moon.
12 hrs ago | Roll Call
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory released the above 1964 film it produced on Ranger 7, and if anything, it's an interesting look at old-school ground operations.
14 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business
Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite helped confirm that the remnant low pressure area of former Tropical Storm Genevieve has become a Zombie storm, and has been reborn as a tropical depression on July 30. The AIRS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this infrared image of strong thunderstorms that redeveloped around Genevieve's ... (more)
17 hrs ago | WireNews+Co
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join Small Business Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Friday, Aug. 1 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to announce the results of the 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard.
The return of supersonic passenger travel may be coming closer to reality thanks to NASA's efforts to define a new standard for low sonic booms.
EVEN astronauts sometimes pretend they are in space. Over the past week, two simulated trips came to a close.
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.
NASA will reveal the science instruments that will be aboard its next Mars rover on Thursday , and you can follow along live online.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
NASA infrared satellite data revealed that Tropical Storm Halong is surrounded by strong thunderstorms and an eye appears to be developing.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 08:18 pm
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