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SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Falcon Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch

Blastoff of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on April 18, 2014.


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

Fri Apr 18, 2014


International Space Station Fast Facts

Look back at notable moments in the history of the International Space Station. Here in 1998, the Space Shuttle Endeavour crew attaches the Unity module, initiating the first ISS assembly sequence.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Space Ref

Second Series of CASIS-Sponsored Research Payloads Launch to the International Space Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space is proud to announce several sponsored research payloads have launched to the International Space Station onboard Space Exploration Technology Corporation's Dragon cargo capsule.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Florida


Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

Google said Thursday that its Project Tango team is collaborating with scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center to integrate the company's new 3D technology into a robotic platform that will work inside the space station.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Robots, Science / Technology, CPU, NASA

WLUK-TV Green Bay

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA


Kazakhstan's space future

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan has a great past in space development, and its future in this field is expected to be just as glorious.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Travel, Asia Travel, Kazakhstan Travel, World News, Azerbaijan,

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down

In this artist's concept provided by NASA the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer spacecraft is seen orbiting the moon as it prepares to fire its maneuvering thrusters to maintain a safe orbital altitude.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Portable planetarium propels Long Beach students into space

Hundreds of Long Beach Middle School students flew to the moon and walked on Mars Thursday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Long Beach, MS, Education Etc., Astronomy, Science

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Making a case for space

Israel must lead in space exploration for maintaining its qualitative military edge, for national prestige, for promoting technological innovation and for leading humanity in pushing the boundaries of the next frontier.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Opinion

NASA Spacecraft Spies Mars Rover Curiosity at 'Mount Remarkable' from Space

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover and tracks from its driving are visible in this view from orbit, acquired on April 11, 2014, by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Alabama Live

Outdoor jams, craft-beer creativity, an outer space party, food-truck-a-palooza and more

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Your Huntsville-area Weekend Game Plan for this week includes outdoor jams, craft-beer creativity, an outer space party, food truck-a-palooza and flipping birds.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Huntsville, AL, Science / Technology, Alabama, Entertainment

5 Erupting Volcanoes Seen from Space

There are 40 active volcanoes on Russia's icy Kamchatka Peninsula. On Monday, a passing satellite saw five of them erupting at once.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Kepler's cool find: Another Earth-size planetKepler's cool find:...

The artist's concept depicts Kepler-186f, the first validated Earth-size planet orbiting a distant star in the habitable zone.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA


Vitamin B3 May Have Been Made In Space,...

Image Caption: Karen Smith crushing meteorites with a mortar and pestle in Goddard's Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory to prepare them for analysis.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Greenbelt, MD


First Instagram From Space is a Selfie

If you're sending the very first Instagram selfie from space, it better be epic! NASA astronaut Steve Swanson did just that ... with a neat T-shirt design to boot! Swanson posed in front of the space station's cupola and wrote "Back on ISS, life is good."


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Sarah Brightman Visits Space Simulator & Describes It As 'A Moment Of Pure Happiness'

Internationally celebrated soprano and renown performer Sarah Brightman shares her enthusiasm with the ongoing preparation for her journey into space to sing an aria with a new social media posting centering on her recent visit to a famed space simulator in Houston, Texas.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Classical, Sarah Brightman

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Amazing photo of Grand Canyon from space

What NASA says about this photo of the Grand Canyon: This astronaut photograph was taken on March 25, 2014 by the Expedition 39 crew, with a Nikon D3S digital camera using a 180 millimeter lens, and is provided by the ISS Crew Earth Observations Facility and the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Johnson Space Center.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Digital Cameras, Electronics, Grand Canyon Village, AZ


NASA Astronauts Bring Wonder of International Space Station to Indianapolis

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Hubble Extends Stellar Tape Measure 10X Farther into Space

Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers now can precisely measure the distance of stars up to 10,000 light-years away - 10 times farther than previously possible.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science

National Public Radio

SpaceX Will Try Again Fri. To Launch Station Cargo

NASA confirmed the launch date Wednesday, two days after a last-minute rocket leak delayed the mission.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Weather


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