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1 hr ago | Universe Today

Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts: Study

Expedition 36/37 astronaut Karen Nyberg uses a fundoscope to take still and video images of her eye while in orbit.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, University of Houston

5 hrs ago | Engadget

Lockheed Martin to track space junk from the Australian Outback

In the movie Gravity , masses upon masses of floating debris hurtled through space at alarming speeds and collided with the heroine's space shuttle, killing her crew.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Gadgets

9 hrs ago | CNN

'Mousetronauts,' fireballs and a real-life R2D2: Experiments in space

He's the only permanent resident of the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 or R2 , pictured here with ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, was designed by NASA and General Motors as a humanoid robotic assistant to perform maintenance tasks and free up the astronauts' time.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots

14 hrs ago | CNN

Woman planning for space catastrophe

Nelly Ben Hayoun is on a mission to convince the world to take the threat of asteroid strikes more seriously The "Willy Wonka of design and science" is on a mission to bring chaos, subversion and disorder into the design and the scientific world Editor's note: Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time -- remarkable professionals ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, California

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Astronaut snaps picture of hurricane from space

Once a monster Category 5 storm with 160 mile-per-hour winds, Hurricane Marie continues to weaken in the Pacific Ocean.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie

Government Executive

Which US Company Will Help the Government Send Americans to Space?

Three years from now, if all goes according to plan, the United States will send a crew of astronauts into orbit without Russia's help.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA


ACEs are high with space station colloidal research

One global marketer took to space to find a way to be leaner and greener back on Earth.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Procter and Gamble, Household Products, Arts, Industrial Design (Product Design), Case Western Reserve University, NASA


NASA Explores the Potential of Origami in Space

The future of space flight may be founded on the traditions of art. Using the techniques of origami, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is examining how to use the craft of paper-folding to compact solar panels for space travel.


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

Space Agency study looks at benefits of Canadian space program

Some of television's biggest celebrities arrive at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, North America, Canada, World News, NASA

What life is really like in space

GERMAN astronaut Alexander Gerst has told of his time in the International Space Station over a live Q&A session from space.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Richard Branson

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

NASA to Test New Deployment System at Wallops

NASA will test a new sub-payload deployment method for suborbital rocket missions with the launch of a Black Brant IX sounding rocket between 5 and 6 a.m., Aug. 28, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Houston Press

SpaceX Rocket Explosion Keeps Space Community on Edge

A SpaceX rocket exploded in the skies above McGregor, Texas, during a test flight on Saturday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Explosion, McGregor, TX, NASA

Sys-Con Media

Space Station Astronauts to Speak with California Elementary School Students

Throughout the summer, students worked to develop projects that could lead to meaningful questions for the astronauts about life, work and research aboard the space station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Education Etc.


Northern Lights Spectacle Filmed From Space

The International Space Station has captured some spectacular pictures of the aurora borealis - the colourful natural phenomenon also known as the Northern Lights.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said.


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

The Motley Fool

SpaceX Has Great News for Texas -- But for Boeing and Lockheed Martin, Not So Much

Fresh from the successful completion of Grasshopper testing in McGregor, Tex., and barely moved into new digs at "Spaceport America" in New Mexico, Elon Musk's SpaceX is getting ready to move again.


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, United Space Alliance, Texas Government, Boeing, Texas, McGregor, TX, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Space dust indicates ancient origin for Saturn's rings

The origin of Saturn 's rings has been one of the most interesting puzzles in planetary science , and now new data from the Cassini spacecraft is helping to fill in the pieces, showing that the majestic ring system is very ancient, probably as old as Saturn itself.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Boulder, CO


NASA: Voyager 2 previews Pluto mission

NASA's New Horizons explorer is hurtling through space on its way to the outermost reaches of the solar system for a rendezvous with the small, icy "dwarf planet" of Pluto and its five moons.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA


Simulated universe to spur galactic consciousness

Matt Mazur sits for a photograph with a projection from his "Multiverse" universe simulator at his home in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday August 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science,

Brandon Sun

TV Blog Buzz: Chris Hadfield inspires a sitcom; Nick Offerman's shower thoughts

His book, "An Astronaut's Guide To Life On Earth," is the inspiration for a TV pilot being commissioned by ABC.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, William Shatner, Science / Technology, Downton Abbey, Entertainment, Television, Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael


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