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  1. Jack A. Kinzler, NASA's 'Mr. Fix-it,' dies at 94Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As chief of the all-purpose machine and tool shop at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Mr. Kinzler specialized in down-to-earth solutions for beyond-the-stratosphere problems.

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  2. U.S. rules would allow 'seismic air guns' in search for offshore oil, gasRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The federal government proposed rules Thursday that would allow the use of "seismic air guns" and other methods of exploring the ocean floor off a huge swath of the southeastern United States for the first time in decades.

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  3. Launches pack a wallop on Virginiaa s Wallops IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In early January, on a field a couple of miles from a launchpad on Virginia's Wallops Island, I gazed eastward and listened to a countdown.

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  4. Cargo ship with gifts, ants heads to space stationRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This photo provided by NASA shows an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket launches at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, Wallops Island, Va.

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  5. 2Idaho to halt prison privatization contract; Boeing to test top-secret spacecraft in Fla.Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Idaho Correctional Center, just outside Boise, for the next several months. Its $29 million-a-year contract with the Corrections Corporation of America expires June 30. The move to end the contract comes months after an Associated Press report raised questions about how the Nashville-based company was staffing the prison and is part of a larger ... (more)

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  6. Idaho to take charge of prison privatization contractRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The state plans to begin running the 2,080-bed Idaho Correctional Center, which is just outside Boise, for the next several months, as its $29 million-a-year contract with the Corrections Corporation of America expires June 30. The move to end the contract comes months after an Associated Press report raised questions about how the Nashville-based ... (more)

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  7. Glitches keep private firm from launching rocketRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2013 | The Washington Post

    A new communications satellite that has both public and government applications is still sitting on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Fla. 1 comment

  8. Video: Watch NASA launch Mars missionRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Monday afternoon NASA is expected to launch MAVEN, a spacecraft that will travel to Mars to better understand the Red Planet's atmosphere.

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  9. NASA aims for Mars with robotic scout MavenRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Washington Post

    NASA is headed back to Mars, this time with a robotic scout named Maven that will attempt to solve the mystery of the red planet's radical climate change.

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  10. Mars ahoy: NASA launching robotic explorer to study Martian atmosphere and climate changeRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Washington Post

    This photo provided by NASA shows a full moon rising behind the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft onboard at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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  11. Science Channel's 'The Challenger Disaster': A physicist's courage and a chilling reminderRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | The Washington Post

    "The Challenger Disaster," starring William Hurt as the contrarian physicist who helped a presidential commission discover the rubber O-ring failure that caused the January 1986 space shuttle explosion, is Science Channel's first experiment in dramatic filmmaking.

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  12. a The Challenger Disastera : A chilling reminderRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2013 | The Washington Post

    "The Challenger Disaster," starring William Hurt as the contrarian physicist who helped a presidential commission discover the rubber O-ring failure that caused the January 1986 space shuttle explosion, is Science Channel's first experiment in dramatic filmmaking.

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  13. Report: Brazil monitored French spies, suspecting them of sabotage at rocket launch siteRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Brazil's intelligence agency monitored French spies it suspected of involvement in the 2003 explosion at a satellite launch base, the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper said Tuesday, though it was finally determined they played no role.

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