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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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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.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
" #GoGetThoseGeckos ." On his HBO show "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver has issued a call, and humanity must answer.
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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.
As a comet heads towards a close flyby of Mars Oct 19 this year, NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific data, the US space agency said in a statement.
A Russian police helicopter guards the Russia's booster rocket Soyuz-FG with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-11M that will carry new crew to the International Space Station as the rocket is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.
MarkWhittington writes "While participating in a panel called "The US Space Enterprise Partnership" at the NewSpace Conference that was held by the Space Frontier Foundation on Saturday, SpaceX Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell opined that NASA's budget should be raised to $22-25 billion , according to a tweet by Space Policy Online's Marcia ... (more)
The Space Shuttles's first flight, a two-day mission launched on April 12, 1981, with commander John Young and pilot Robert Crippen, was an announced test flight.
Five years after her final flight, retired astronaut Julie Payette admits she had doubts she would ever fly as she watched the Americans send astronauts to the moon in the late 1960s and early '70s.
RED HUBER/ORLANDO SENTINELA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., in April.
NMMSH Laika, the first canine launched into space, is shown training in her space suit, in the Soviet publication "Animals: Pioneers of Outer Space."
When people talk about diversifying an Eastern Kentucky economy dominated for a century by coal mining and poverty, they often don't aim very high: low-wage factories and corporate call centers.
Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.
Image Caption: Images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken on July 14, 2014, by the OSIRIS imaging system aboard the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft have allowed scientists to create this three-dimensional shape model of the nucleus.
The NEEMO 18 crew participates in a news conference from the Aquarius underwater lab, just off the coast of Key Largo, Florida.
Chino Roque has his highest dreams come true, not only to be an astronaut, but the bonus of the being the first Filipino astronaut.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 06:13 pm
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