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  1. Sleepy sun could make Mars trips deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... a quiet period. Simulations suggest that, by the 2020s, this means astronauts spending a year in space will exceed NASA's safety limits for radiation exposure, potentially thwarting missions to Mars or to asteroids. High-energy particles from deep ...

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  2. N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.Read the original story

    21 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ... glasses. Regular sunglasses are not good enough. This makes for two solar and two lunar eclipses this year. Online: NASA: #SE2014Oct23P Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This ...

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  3. Cassini Images Yield Information On Saturn Moon MimasRead the original story

    50 min ago | WireNews+Co

    Relatively dark regions below bright crater walls and streaks on some of the walls are seen in this mosaic of Saturn's moon Mimas, created from images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during its closest flyby of the moon. The crater floors and surroundings are about 20 percent darker than the steep crater walls in this view.

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  4. How NASA and SpaceX are Working Together to Land on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Universe Today

    It is no secret that NASA is seeking out private space contractors to help bring some of its current plans to fruition. Naturally, these involve restoring indigenous launch capabilities to the US, but also include the more far-reaching goal of sending astronauts to Mars.

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  5. New solar findings revealed by IRIS observatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Astronomy

    ... image at right shows the transition region, both the site of the twisting motions observed with IRIS. (left) IRIS/LMSAL-NASA, courtesy of Tiago Pereira, University of Oslo. (right) IRIS/LMSAL-NASA, courtesy of Bart De Pontieu Just above the Sun's ...

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  6. East Lancashire stargazers in for astronomical treatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Blackburn Citizen

    ... It is named after the constellation Orion, as it is said to look like the objects originating from the constellation. NASA's advice for viewing the shower is to head outside pre dawn and look up. The display will be framed by some of the prettiest ...

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  7. Sean Bean Joins Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | /film

    ... on astronaut Mark Watney (Damon) who is accidentally left stranded on Mars by his crew. He struggles to survive as NASA sends a rescue mission to go find him. Also starring are Jeff Daniels as the director of NASA, plus Jessica Chastain , Kate Mara ...

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  8. The Oct. 23 partial solar eclipse: How to watch it safelyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alabama Live

    A partial solar eclipse happens when the moon blocks only part of the sun's light from the Earth. (NASA file photo) Much of North America will be able to see a partial solar eclipse on the late afternoon of Oct. 23. A solar eclipse is when the moon ...

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  9. Sciaky, Inc. to Sponsor and Chair the 2014 Additive Aerospace Summit in Los Angeles, CARead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... in the evolving aerospace additive manufacturing/3D printing sector. Executives from Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, NASA, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon and GKN Aerospace are scheduled as featured speakers. As the summit chair, Sciaky has been ...

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  10. Speedy Tuesday - Astronaut's Speedmaster Professional Being AuctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fratellowatches.com

    It's Speedy Tuesday! Two years ago, we showed you the Omega Speedmaster Pro that once belonged to ESA astronaut Reinhard Furrer . That is, he probably received it during ESA & NASA training in Germany and 'forgot' to give it back to NASA.

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  11. NASA's Rover Opportunity Views Comet Siding...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: Researchers used the Pancam on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity to capture this view of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring as it flew near Mars on Oct. 19, 2014. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Cornell Univ./ASU/TAMU NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity captured images of a comet passing much closer to Mars than any previous known comet flyby of Earth or Mars.

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  12. Mars Orbiter Image Shows Nucleus Of Comet Siding Spring Is SmallRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: These images were taken of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on Oct. 19, 2014, during the comet's close flyby of Mars and the spacecraft. Comet Siding Spring is on its first trip this close to the sun from the Oort Cloud at the outer fringe of the solar system.

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  13. Get set for solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    This NASA graphic shows the visibility area of the partial total solar eclipse of Oct. 23, 2014. The eclipse will be visible from most of the United States, weather permitting.

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  14. Sweeping air devices for greener planesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | R & D

    The large amount of jet fuel required to fly an airplane from point A to point B can have negative impacts on the environment and-as higher fuel costs contribute to rising ticket prices-a traveler's wallet. With funding from NASA and the Boeing Company, engineers from the Div.

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  15. Big Black Holes Can Block New StarsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation of new stars in aging galaxies, a study has found. Elliptical galaxy NGC 1132, as seen by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory; the blue/purple in the image is the X-ray glow from hot, diffuse gas that is not forming into stars.

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  16. UFO spotted in NASA video of astronauts repairing International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    A UFO photobombed astronauts making repairs to the International Space earlier this month - setting off a wild frenzy of speculation online. The spooky incident happened on October 7, when Flight Engineers Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to fix an electrical problem.

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  17. Best cities, best bathrooms, best islands and more on these best listsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A handout NASA image shows U.S. astronaut Reid Wiseman on a spacewalk while aboard the International Space Station. Lonely Planet named the space station's bathroom as one of the best in -- or out of? -- this world.

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  18. Martian Permafrost And Dust-Sculpted Surface Captured By NASA SpacecraftRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Universe Today

    Frost deposits in Louth Crater appears to remain through the year, as found in Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter HiRISE photos of the region. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona Mars was once thought to be a fairly unchanging planet, similar to the Moon.

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  19. Could 'Heavy Metal' Frost Lurk Beneath Venus' Hothouse Clouds?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Universe Today

    A radar view of Venus taken by the Magellan spacecraft, with some gaps filled in by the Pioneer Venus orbiter. Credit: NASA/JPL Talk about using old data for a new purpose! Researchers re-examining information from the completed NASA Magellan mission found signs of what could be "heavy metal" frost on the hell-like surface.

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  20. Sun to enter partial eclipse Thursday evening, but clouds, sunset could block viewRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... of the sun's surface will be obscured before the solar disc slips below the horizon about 6:15 p.m., according to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center . In parts of Alaska, western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, as much as 60 percent or more of ...

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