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41 min ago | Business Journal

Patent fight between SpaceX's Musk and Blue Origin's Bezos heats up

A patent challenge could create difficulties for Blue Origin, the Kent-based space launch company owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos .

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41 min ago | SPACE.com

Space Robot Arm Tech Could Help Surgeons Operate on Kids

The effort aims to use a mini-arm to automate some tasks during pediatric surgery.

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41 min ago | SPACE.com

World's First 3D Printer in Space Will Launch This Month

The first 3D printer ever to fly in space will blast off this month, and NASA has high hopes for the innovative device's test runs on the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Printers, NASA, Zero-G, Electronic

1 hr ago | Space.com

Russia's Space Sex Geckos Found Dead After Landing

A group of geckos sent to space so that scientists could study the mating habits of lizards in weightlessness have died.

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1 hr ago | Space.com

LEGO May Make Hubble Space Telescope Kit After Fans' 10,000 Votes

A fan's idea for a LEGO toy to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary just came into greater focus.

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1 hr ago | Russia Taday

Russia to begin building record-setting super-heavy space rocket

Vladimir Putin has given his preliminary approval for the development of a Russian-designed rocket capable of lifting a record 150 tons of cargo into orbit, to rival similar projects from NASA and Elon Musk's SpaceX.

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3 hrs ago | SPACE.com

Dog Spacesuit Among Artist's Soviet Space Artifacts for Auction

A German pop artist who once painted the side of a Russian rocket is selling his collection of Soviet space memorabilia, including pieces of his own space art and a "dog space suit."

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3 hrs ago | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Local girl attends space camp program

Alyssa Putnam, Gardner, attended Camp KAOS Space 101 program at the Cosmosphere this summer.

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6 hrs ago | Fox News

Space plane's epic orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy, Naval War College

6 hrs ago | CBS News

Secret U.S. space plane passes 600 days in orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft, part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, launched in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, Naval War College, US Navy

6 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

NASA Astronaut Butch Wilmore Available For Interviews Before His Space Station Mission

NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, who is making final preparations for his launch this month to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. EDT Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Mount Juliet, TN, Tennessee Technological University, University of Tennessee, US Military, US Navy

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Sen. Bill Nelson suggests more NASA money to speed up Space Launch System

According to a Monday story on the Fox affiliate in Orlando, Florida , Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida was upbeat about the goal of landing humans on Mars by the 2030s.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Science / Technology, NASA

9 hrs ago | TechEBlog

5 Weird (Yet True) Facts You Didn't Know About Space

In astronomy and astrobiology, the Goldilocks zone is the region around a star where a planet with sufficient atmospheric pressure can maintain liquid water on its surface.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science, NASA, Weird

13 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

NASA reports International Space Station to monitor Lake Erie Algae Growth problem

The green stuff that clouds up fish tanks - it's not just an aesthetic annoyance.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

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Sex Geckos Sent To Space Are Dead, Frozen And Mummified

On Monday, the descent module containing the lusty lizards and other experiments from the Foton-M4 satellite launched in July returned to Earth.

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Wired

Space Photo of the Day for September 2014

A path resembling a dotted line from the upper left to middle right of this image is the track left by an irregularly shaped, oblong boulder as it tumbled down a slope on Mars before coming to rest in an upright attitude at the downhill end of the track.

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Mashable

Space Sex Geckos Dead on Reentry, Russia Reveals

The five heroic sex geckos sent into space on July 19 to study sexual reproduction in zero gravity died before returning to Earth on Monday, Russian officials said.

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Forbes.com

Space Launch Schedule For September 2014

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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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor

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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