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1 hr ago | Mashable

Virgin Galactic SpaceshipTwo: What Your $250K Flight Will Feel Like

The future of manned spaceflight is coming into focus. Whether it's through NASA's Orion program, its partnerships with private companies or in the form of the quick, space-immersion experiences that Virgin Galatic's SpaceshipTwo spaceships are soon to offer.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

6 hrs ago | Criminal Report Daily

Spacewalking Astronauts Replace Dead Computer on Space Station

NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson work outside the International Space Station to replace a dead computer during a spacewalk on April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, US Navy

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Spacewalkers to replace failed computer outside space station

Two U.S. astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Wednesday to replace a failed computer that serves as a backup to critical control systems, including the outpost's solar panel wings.

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14 hrs ago | Government Executive

How to Go Viral From Space

Chris Hadfield knows all about spacewalking, piloting a fighter jet, and living on the ocean floor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

18 hrs ago | RedOrbit

How Does Our Immune System Change As We Age?

Image Caption: Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte from the immune system of a healthy donor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, UC San Francisco, us Travel, Travel

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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Spacea The final frontier for Yakult probiotics? 6-year study confirmed

Probiotic pioneer Yakult's little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

St. Cloud Times

Group: Deadly asteroids more frequent than thought

Deadly space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought - perhaps as often as once a century, according to new calculations by a non-profit group devoted to preventing Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Explosion

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Globe had 4th hottest March; US cooler than normal

An Oklahoma inmate's execution set for Tuesday was canceled following a stay order that the state Supreme Court handed down a day earlier, a spokesman for the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Wyoming Government, Wyoming, Landslide, Science / Technology

San Juan Islander

View of the Americas from space on Earth Day

Today, April 22, 2014 is Earth Day, and what better way to celebrate than taking a look at our home planet from space.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Science / Technology, Earth Day, NASA, Weather, Texas

The Washington Post

A bold era of manned space exploration

As astronomers discover more Earth-like planets in the universe, it could provide the impetus for a new Age of Discovery.

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

Sunherald.com

Tim Isbell/Sun Herald The crowd applauds the SpaceX engine test operations at Stennis Space Center.

NASA took what it hopes will be one of the first steps toward the return to launching manned spaced flights from American soil when it cut the ribbon on an improved E2 rocket stand Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

IBerkshires

Cheshire Students Learn About Space, Robotics

Of all the questions kids have about astronauts and outer space, perhaps there's one that's not often addressed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Robots, NASA

Jacksonville Daily News

Elementary school students speak with space station commander

Allyson and 20 of her classmates at Dixon Elementary School got the opportunity to talk to Dr. Koichi Wakata, commander of the International Space Station .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Onslow County, NC, Science / Technology

Sys-Con Media

Actor John Corbett and XCOR Aerospace Garner Nearly Quarter Million Dollars at Celebrity Fight Night

The flight package includes a space flight training at Air Combat , a space suit fitting and an actual space flight experience onboard the XCOR Lynx, a two-seat fully reusable suborbital spacecraft.

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Related Topix: XCOR Aerospace, John Corbett, Science / Technology

UConn Advance

Space Talk

A group of engineering students discussed questions with astronaut Rick Mastracchio '82 at the International Space Station during a live video chat from the Charles B. Gentry Building on April 18. /UConn Photo) Eight UConn School of Engineering students spent part of Friday afternoon chatting with UConn alum Rick Mastracchio '82 , who is currently ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Houston, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

R & D

Unlocking a mystery of human disease in space

Huntington's disease is a grim diagnosis. A hereditary disorder with debilitating physical and cognitive symptoms, the disease usually robs adult patients of their ability to walk, balance and speak.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cape Canaveral, FL

Wausau Daily Herald

Lyrid meteor shower coming on Earth Day

A composite image of Lyrid and non-Lyrid meteors, seen over New Mexico from April 21-23, 2012.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Science / Technology, NASA, Astronomy, Science, Huntsville, AL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Age

NASA robotic spacecraft ends mission with crash into the moon

Florida: A robotic US spacecraft ended a pioneering mission to map dust and gases around the moon with a planned, kamikaze crash into the lunar surface early on Friday, NASA officials said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, us Travel, Travel, Wallops Island, VA

NEWS.com.au

Russia gets another space visitor

AMAZING new dashboard video of a meteor confirms Russia's reputation as the country that gets all the best stuff from outer space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Explosion

Time

Space Station Gets Special SpaceX Easter Delivery

SpaceX company's space capsule Dragon delivered two tons of food, gear, experiments and care packages to the six men aboard the International Space Station on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cape Canaveral, FL

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