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30 min ago | Business Journal

Space-off: Outer space execs to face off at upcoming Seattle defense conference

Two of the three leading contenders to transport people to the International Space Station will be there, and it could be interesting to hear what they have to say about their programs .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Sparks, NV

2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Spaceflight affects immune system

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, NASA, Immunology, Biology, Science

6 hrs ago | SPACE.com

Stunning Astronaut Photos Capture Beauty of Earth from Space

Stars shine above Earth in this amazing time-lapse photo from NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

9 hrs ago | Hack a day

Ask Hackaday: Floating To Space

On a cool September morning just west of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, a group of MIT students launched a low-budget high altitude project that would go on to gain global attention.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Sturbridge, MA, Computer Security, NASA

9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

GPIM Spacecraft To Validate Use Of "Green"...

Image Caption: Artist rendition of NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission that will demonstrate and test the capabilities of a high-performance, non-toxic, "green" fuel on orbit.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, Redmond, WA

9 hrs ago | Universe Today

Watch A 'Swan' Fly Free From Its Trap In A Space Robotic Arm

What does it look like when a cargo ship goes flying away from the International Space Station? This timelapse gives you a sense of what to expect.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

10 hrs ago | Fox News

Air Force studies space engine

Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Oxfordshire County, England, NASA

14 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Chris Hadfield and the lessons from outer space

It was as Chris Hadfield crossed Australia that he felt real fear for the first time.

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15 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

NASA's Stardust spacecraft may have discovered first samples of Interstellar Dust

Seven rare, microscopic interstellar dust particles that date to the beginnings of the solar system are among the samples collected by scientists who have been studying the payload from NASA's Stardust spacecraft since its return to Earth in 2006.

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

16 hrs ago | Newindpress

NASA's Next Lander to Probe Red Planet's Past

WASHINGTON: Giving new wings to NASA's Mars mission, a new lander - slated to be launched next year - will look into the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Astronaut's tweets from space go viral

Meet G. Reid Wiseman. He's living out your childhood dream of being an astronaut, and he's sharing the experience with us mere earthlings.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Russia Taday

Life in space? Sea plankton discovered attached to ISS outer hull

Russian scientists say they made a "unique" discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station - traces of tiny sea creatures on the station's windows and walls.

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Sunherald.com

U.S. Air Force orders three more Global Hawks, partly made in Moss Point

The U.S. Air Force has ordered three more high-flying Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft from defense contractor Northrop Grumman, which won a major behind-the-scenes lobbying battle to save the program from the Pentagon's budget ax.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Navy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Science / Technology, Palmdale, CA

SPACE.com

Mementos on Europe's Last Space Freighter Honor Scientist Namesakes

It is not the most important payload onboard the "Georges Lematre" - the name that the European Space Agency gave its fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle - but the box's contents represent the history that was made and the science that was advanced by the fleet of five spacecraft and their namesakes.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Physics, Science, Astronomy, NASA

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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Network World

NASA's green rocket fuel set for major space test

NASA said today it would launch a spacecraft that would for the first time test fire green propellant technology in space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

RollingStone

Brad Paisley Leaks New Song to Outer Space

Brad Paisley has taken his song leaks to new heights: 220 miles above the surface of Earth, to be exact.

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Related Topix: Country, Brad Paisley, Science / Technology, Twitter, Carrie Underwood, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Music, Entertainment

Lost Remote

'Hitrecord on TV' and 'Live from Space' Win Interactive Media Emmys for Social TV Experience

In January, we wrote about Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Hitrecord on TV,' a crowdsourced TV show that features segments from a community of artists around a single theme.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Immune system, meet outer space

Here's something to consider before getting your heart set on a trip to Mars. From NASA: Spaceflight may temporarily alter the immune system of crew members flying long duration missions aboard the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Sports

NEWS.com.au

What are these green lights spotted from space?

COULD it be aliens or secret underwater cities? These lights bright enough to be seen from space have been mystifying astronauts, but what are they? THIS fireball burning up in Earth's atmosphere was once a spacecraft.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Genetics, Medicine, NASA

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