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3 hrs ago | Live Science

Stunning Oasis in the Desert Seen from Space

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.

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7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The last dispatches of Russiaa s space sex geckos

" #GoGetThoseGeckos ." On his HBO show "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver has issued a call, and humanity must answer.

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11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Free hands-on space museum in Marin County strip mall

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.

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15 hrs ago | CNET News.com

What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newkerala.com

Close comet flyby puts NASA's Mars spacecraft at risk

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.

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Canada.com

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Slashdot

SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget

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)

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Air & Space

Evolution of the Space Shuttle

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.

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Brandon Sun

Retired Canadian astronaut Julie Payette had early doubts about becoming astronaut

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.

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Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Vocal, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sunherald.com

Florida in a battle for space-launch business

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.

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

Alamogordo Daily News

Dogs test spacecrafts' ability to function in space

NMMSH Laika, the first canine launched into space, is shown training in her space suit, in the Soviet publication "Animals: Pioneers of Outer Space."

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: MSU's space center proves Eastern Kentucky can aim high in job creation

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.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Eastern, KY, Science / Technology, Morehead State University, CPU, Kentucky Science and Technology corp.

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Solar storm barely missed earth in 2012

Two years ago, modern infrastructure came very close to a serious disruption. The culprit? One of the largest solar storms in recorded history.

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RedOrbit

Surface Impressions Of Rosetta's Comet

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.

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Fox News

Astronauts simulate deep-space mission in underwater lab

The NEEMO 18 crew participates in a news conference from the Aquarius underwater lab, just off the coast of Key Largo, Florida.

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Iom Online

Isle of Man's space tourism ambitions a distant dream

The company's founder and chief executive, Art Dula, told the Manx Independent plans for a hotel 400km up in space had been shelved due to a four-fold increase in the cost of getting into space which would have meant tourists would have needed $80m just to get off the ground.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Weekend Balita

Chino Roque, the first Filipino astronaut and the future space travel

Chino Roque has his highest dreams come true, not only to be an astronaut, but the bonus of the being the first Filipino astronaut.

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Gizmag

NASA begins to plan successor to the Hubble and James Webb deep space telescopes

NASA has assembled a team of scientists and engineers to lay the first tentative plans for a successor platform to the Hubble and James Webb telescopes.

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The Washington Post

Why SpaceX still cana t launch military satellites: The a 90s.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hawthorne, CA, Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force, Business News

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