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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the... Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | The Guardian

Canadian Space Agency boss insists his appointment does not spell militarization

The head of the Canadian Space Agency, a former top general, insists his appointment as president last August does not signal the militarization of the federal department.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Canada, NASA

18 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

New program uses art to teach science

Thanks to a partnership with NASA, students will be designing prototypes in engineering classes, deconstructing space garments used in fashion design courses, testing material in chemistry labs, and writing about the project for English assignments.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Florida, Laptops/Notebooks

Sat Apr 19, 2014

KTVN Reno

Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science, Entertainment, Drama, Television

National Public Radio

NASA: Engineer Vital To Moon Landing Success Dies

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.

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Easy Reader News

Breaking Boundaries: Gwynne Shotwell leads SpaceX into new frontiers

Last year, Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of aerospace giant SpaceX, spoke to a room of Chapman University students in Orange County as part of a TEDx program.

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Related Topix: Chapman University, Inventions, Science / Technology, Marketing, Northwestern University

Space.com

Space History Photo: Standing on the Edge of the Bay

In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Mission Specialist James H. Newman conducts an in-space evaluation of the Portable Foot Restraint which will be used operationally on the first Hubble Space Telescope servicing mission and future Shuttle missions.

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Space.com

SpaceX Claims Milestone With Bold Reusable Rocket Test

SpaceX's audacious plan to return a rocket to Earth after a space launch today may not have gone perfectly, but the company's founder still considers it a success - one that could help lay the foundation for fully reusable rockets in the future.

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Universe Today

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.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CNN

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Florida

ComputerWorld

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, NASA

Trend

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.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Opinion

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