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1 hr ago | RedOrbit

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.

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

5 hrs ago | Neatorama

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."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

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.

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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.

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

KXVO

NASA Astronauts Bring Wonder of International Space Station to Indianapolis

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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.

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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.

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Connecticut Post

SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

This Jan. 12, 2013 photo provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon vehicle inside a processing hangar at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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

MySanAntonio.com

Feet on the ground, Eileen Collins' thoughts remain in space

Retired NASA astronaut Eileen Collins, now a resident of San Antonio, flew on four space shuttle missions and was the first female commander of a shuttle mission in July 1999.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Boat Disaster, Gravity

R & D

Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life

A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the Univ.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Washington, UT, Science / Technology, NASA

Ghanamma.com

Astronaut Urine May Help Power Future Spacecrafts, Experts

Urine is typically considered something to get rid of. But urine is largely water, and that's a valuable resource in space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science, Huntsville, AL

International Business Times

NASA Astronauts to Grow Lettuce in Space [VIDEO]

Outredgeous red romaine lettuce plants grow inside a prototype Vegetable Production System .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Life, Food, Vegetables, Madison, WI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Click2Houston

Astronaut's space secret revealed on big screen

An accomplished astronaut flew three shuttle missions and logged more than 12 hours of spacewalk.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Parkinson's Disease, Health, NASA

CFRA

CSA head says business as usual on space station, despite sanctions against Russia

The head of the Canadian Space Agency says sanctions taken against Russia for its invasion of Crimea are not affecting operations on the International Space Station.

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Sys-Con Media

NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of Historic Launch Pad

"It's exciting that this storied NASA launch pad is opening a new chapter for space exploration and the commercial aerospace industry," said NASA Administrator .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Live Science

Chilean Port City Fire Seen from Space

What looks like a wisp of smoke on a new satellite image is actually the largest fire in the history of Valparaiso, Chile.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Chile, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Black Forest, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

Universe Today

Handy! 3-D Printing Could Build Moon Bases And Improve Devices Used In Space

Two 3-D replicas of a glove worn by European Space Agency astronaut Hans Schlegel.

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National Public Radio

Astronauts Will Soon Be Able To Eat Fresh Vegggies In Space

A plant growth chamber is headed to the International Space Station. It's called Veggie and it sort of looks like a pillow that you can see through, all lit up in pink with lettuce inside.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Science Daily

Protein crystal experiment set to fly to International Space Station

A biology professor's experiment that is set to fly to the International Space Station could shed new light on the roles enzymes play in biological processes.

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Related Topix: University of Alabama, Science / Technology, Hawthorne, CA, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force

WireNews+Co

NASA Holds Space Tech Mission Directorate Media Teleconference Wednesday

NASA will host a media teleconference at noon EDT Wednesday, April 16, to discuss the status of ongoing projects and the road ahead for the agency's Space Technology Mission Directorate.

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