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2 hrs ago | BeverageDaily

Scottish space whisky set to land on earth

Scottish whisky sent into space three years ago to discover how gravity affects the maturing process will return to earth in 11 days, on September 12, according to its distiller.

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5 hrs ago | Space.com

Labor Day in Space: A Weightless Holiday for US Astronauts

While many Americans will spend Labor Day barbecuing, relaxing and soaking up the end of summer, U.S. astronauts in space will spend the holiday in their own way: floating in weightlessness.

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9 hrs ago | Universe Today

25 Days from Mars - India's MOM is in Good Health

India's Mars Orbiter Mission is closing in on the Red Planet and the Mars Orbit Insertion engine firing when it arrives on September 24, 2014 after its 10 month interplanetary journey.

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13 hrs ago | EETimes

Re: Lack of magnetic field

I guess heat alone isnt that exiting. To get power from it, you need the cold too.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Kos

A Lifestyle Remodeling Project in 3-D

I'm in temporary digs in a place I don't really want to be, personally or professionally.

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Forbes.com

Nearby Star 'Alpha Centauri A' May Harbor Rocky Planets;...

I'm a science journalist and author of "Distant Wanderers: the Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System" who writes about over-the-horizon technology, primarily astronomy and space science.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

KSL-TV

'Mousetronauts,' fireballs and a real-life R2D2: Experiments in space

It's the Earth-orbiting research lab as big as a five-bedroom house, complete with two bathrooms, a gym and a huge bay window - but how much do we know about what goes on at the International Space Station? We watched as astronauts played football in space during the World Cup, we listened to Chris Hadfield croon his rendition of David Bowie's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Celebrities, Pop/Rock, David Bowie, Huntsville, AL

Connecticut Post

NASA to build for manned Mars mission

After three years in development and $2.7 billion in costs, NASA said last week it would go ahead and build its Space Launch System , but acknowledged the massive rocket's initial test flight will likely slip a year, to 2018.

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Langley Advance

Odd Thoughts: Infinite property has its limits

When you look up into the night sky and see all those stars and think about the infinite vastness of the universe, does it make you feel insignificant? Like there's so much of space and so little of you? My real estate holdings include entire planets that make our little Earth look like a puny pebble on a secluded beach in the middle of nowhere.

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Gilmer Mirror

SpaceX, Blue Origin Compete for NASA Contract

Two private space travel companies working to launch shuttles out of Texas are competing for the same NASA contract that is expected to be handed out in the coming weeks.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newkerala.com

Mysteries of space dust unlocked

A new analysis of space dust has revealed that the cosmic particles, wich are likely to have originated from beyond our solar system, are more complex in composition and structure than previously imagined.

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Click Orlando

Space Shuttle Discovery: 30 years later

THE SPACE COAST. AS SOON AS THERE'S AN ANNOUNCEMENT, WE WILL BRING IT TO YOU. TO THE PAST, TODAY MARKS THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF SHUTTLE DISCOVERY LAUNCHING FROM THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER.

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NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Orion Move in Preparation for First Flight

The spacecraft will be transferred from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility during the second week of September.

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WTVM

Your Week in Viral Videos: Little girl in awe of space shuttle

Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.

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ABC News

PHOTO: Space shuttle Discovery lifts off from launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center

Discovery, the third space shuttle to join NASA's fleet, left for its first mission on Aug. 30, 1984, to deploy three communication satellites.

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The Star Online

Co-pilot a space shuttle for RM316,086

For a price of US$100,000 per passenger, American company XCOR Space Expeditions, which develops commercial space shuttles, will take travellers up to the next frontier, starting from the end of next year.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Yahoo!

3 companies vie to build space shuttle successor

The agency says a decision on which company will build its next-generation vehicle to put astronauts in space is imminent.

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Health.com

Spaceflight Might Weaken Astronauts' Immune Systems

Astronauts may be at heightened risk of illness because space travel appears to disrupt human immune systems, a new study suggests.

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ABC News

Whiskey Particles Stored on International Space Station Headed for Earth

The International Space Station has been running tests on whiskey particles that are headed back to Earth on Sept.

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KXAN-TV Austin

Aurora seen from International Space Station

Check out this stunning video shot of the aurora from space. NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman captured this video of the spinning Earth and flickering light from the International Space Station.

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