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SpaceX, Blue Origin Compete for NASA Contract

Two private space travel companies working to launch shuttles out of Texas are competing for the same NASA contract that is expected to be handed out in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Amazon, Jeff Bezos

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newkerala.com

Mysteries of space dust unlocked

A new analysis of space dust has revealed that the cosmic particles, wich are likely to have originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.

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Click Orlando

Space Shuttle Discovery: 30 years later

THE SPACE COAST. AS SOON AS THERE'S AN ANNOUNCEMENT, WE WILL BRING IT TO YOU. TO THE PAST, TODAY MARKS THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF SHUTTLE DISCOVERY LAUNCHING FROM THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER.

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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Orion Move in Preparation for First Flight

The spacecraft will be transferred from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility during the second week of September.

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WTVM

Your Week in Viral Videos: Little girl in awe of space shuttle

Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.

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ABC News

PHOTO: Space shuttle Discovery lifts off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center

Discovery, the third space shuttle to join NASA's fleet, left for its first mission on Aug. 30, 1984, to deploy three communication satellites.

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The Star Online

Co-pilot a space shuttle for RM316,086

For a price of US$100,000 per passenger, American company XCOR Space Expeditions, which develops commercial space shuttles, will take travellers up to the next frontier, starting from the end of next year.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Yahoo!

3 companies vie to build space shuttle successor

The agency says a decision on which company will build its next-generation vehicle to put astronauts in space is imminent.

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Health.com

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

Astronauts may be at heightened risk of illness because space travel appears to disrupt human immune systems, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Immunology, Biology, Science

ABC News

Whiskey Particles Stored on International Space Station Headed for Earth

The International Space Station has been running tests on whiskey particles that are headed back to Earth on Sept.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Science / Technology, NASA

KXAN-TV Austin

Aurora seen from International Space Station

Check out this stunning video shot of the aurora from space. NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this video of the spinning Earth and flickering light from the International Space Station.

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Independent.ie

First robot astronaut 'lonely' in space

Being an astronaut can be an overwhelming experience, so Japanese researchers created a robot to see if an artificial friend could help lonely spacemen bear the solitude of the cosmos.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Science Daily

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope witnesses asteroid smashup

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Arizona, Astronomy, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newsday

'Space whisky' to return to Earth

Whisky that was fired into space three years ago as part of a scientific experiment is to return to Earth next month.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Science / Technology

Space.com

space suits, Ted Southern, Final Frontier Design, commercial spaceflight

Ted Southern is president and co-founder of Final Frontier Design, a space suit design company.

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KABC-AM Los Angeles

Lockheed Martin Joins Australian Firm to Track Space Junk

A proposed new facility in Western Australia will provide a clearer picture of just how much space junk is orbiting earth.

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CNET News.com

A tour of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Viewed from a sidewalk at the edge of Midtown Manhattan, here's USS Intrepid , and the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum.

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'Space City' Houston UFOs Look For An Explanation

When UFOs fly over a metropolitan area known as "Space City," it's safe to assume explanations for the sightings also will fly.

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Related Topix: UFO and Alien, Science / Technology, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files, Entertainment, Television

CIO

NASA Launches Massive Cloud Migration

NASA migrated 65 software applications, including its flagship NASA.gov website to the cloud in 22 weeks, and the space agency is still in the midst of a massive deployment to the cloud.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Astronauts chat from space station with Elk Grove schoolkids

Student Spairo As-Salaam 8, left, reacts to seeing the astronauts for the first time from a live video feed from the International Space Station on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Elk Grove, CA, Education Etc., Science / Technology, NASA

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