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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found 101 distinct Geysers on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus

Scientists using mission data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Boulder, CO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

EETimes

Space Business Rising, Experts Say | EE Times

Emerging efforts to forge a business out of exploring space are making progress, but the sector still has -- literally -- a long way to go, according to a panel of experts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, US Air Force

Wireless Design & Development

Revolutionary Microshutter Technology Hurdles Significant Challenges

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Greenbelt, MD

Southland Times

Bubbly ending to Awarua space mission

Five empty bottles sat on top of the microwave in the little base, one each for the opening of the station and the four missions before yesterday's finale, while the five corks with the date of each milestone written on the bottom sat on the whiteboard.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, South America, World News, French Guiana

R & D

NASA-funded x-ray instrument settles interstellar debate

New findings from a NASA-funded instrument have resolved a decades-old puzzle about a fog of low-energy x-rays observed over the entire sky.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science, Greenbelt, MD

SPACE.com

Vintage NASA Spacecraft to Tackle Interplanetary Science

An artist's depiction of NASA's International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft as it flies by the moon on Aug. 10, 2014.

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Forbes.com

Arianespace Launches Cargo Vessel To The ISS

An Ariane V rocket lifts off with the ATV Georges LemaA tre on July 29, 2014. At 7:47 pm EDT on Tuesday, Arianespace successfully launched the Automated Transfer Vehicle Georges Lematre to the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Astronomy

Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moon

The scientists' analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon's underground sea all the way to its surface.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Boulder, CO

Scientific American

Space Sex Gecko Experiment Is Safe-For Now

HBO's John Oliver can rest easy: Technicians have restored control over a satellite with which Roscosmos had lost contact last week.

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The Raw Story

NASA's Opportunity rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots, Pasadena, CA

Bellingham Herald

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

The not-for-profit BoldlyGo Institute wants to put its ASTRO-1 telescope in orbit by the mid-2020s.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Corning, NY, NASA

Business Journal

Three Kentucky universities sending research to space

According to a news release, the University of Louisville , University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are using a NASA grant to fund research aboard the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, NASA

WKYT

Kentucky schools collaborating on space project

The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists and engineers from the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University

Kidderminster Shuttle

Meal to shoot up to space

AN Abberley pupil has won the chance to have a meal he designed cooked by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal before it is sent into space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Heston Blumenthal, Life, Food, Dining

Mon Jul 28, 2014

R & D

Researchers discover cool-burning flames in space

A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, California

The Raw Story

Rocket carrying U.S. 'neighborhood watch' spy satellites launches from Cape Canaveral

An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Cape Canaveral, FL, Science / Technology

Live Science

Stunning Oasis in the Desert Seen from Space

Lit from above by the sun's glow, the Okavango Delta in Botswana's Kalahari Desert feeds an ecosystem bursting with life, from giraffes to antelope to elephants.

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The Washington Post

The last dispatches of Russiaa s space sex geckos

" #GoGetThoseGeckos ." On his HBO show "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver has issued a call, and humanity must answer.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News

Sunherald.com

Free hands-on space museum in Marin County strip mall

They encase their treasures in hermetically sealed Lucite, post all-caps "Do Not Touch" signs, have blue-blazered guards hovering nearby, lest these valuable artifacts be sullied by contact with the unwashed masses.

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CNET News.com

What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space.

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