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  1. White House and Congress mark the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11Read the original story

    1 min ago | Space Politics

    On Tuesday, the White House hosted a private event with the two surviving members of the Apollo 11 crew, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, along with Neil Armstrong's widow, Carol, and NASA administrator Charles Bolden.


  2. New device to monitor lung function in spaceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... contamination by the air or any chance for blood to leak.' The earlobe blood collector is currently being assessed by NASA and may be tested in space. Professor Russomano expects that in space she will be better able to assess lung function because ...


  3. Photographer Spotlight: Ed Lu, astronautRead the original story

    11 min ago | FlickrBlog

    Ed Lu is a highly accomplished scientist and an astronaut who has logged 206 days in space over three missions for NASA .


  4. Video: A Dizzying, Whirly View Of The Earth From SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Universe Today

    ... on the right side, near the end. Behind the camera is the prolific video poster Reid Wiseman, an Expedition 40/41 NASA astronaut who has been quite active on social media. He's been posting pictures of the Earth on Twitter as well as numerous other ...


  5. Split-Personality Pulsar Switches From Radio To Gamma-RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Universe Today

    ... Artist's conception of pulsar J1023 before (top) and after the radio beacon (visible in green) disappeared. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center In J1023, the stars are close enough that a stream of gas flows from the sun-like star toward the ...


  6. NASA's Hurricane Imaging Radiometer ExplainedRead the original story

    20 min ago | Space Ref

    The Hurricane Imaging Radiometer, known as HIRAD, will fly aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel or HS3 mission from Wallops beginning August 26 through September 29. One of the NASA Global Hawks will cover the storm environment and the other will analyze inner-storm conditions.


  7. Saturn's Moons - Facts for KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | BellaOnline

    ... water. Rhea has an oxygen exosphere - that's a really, really thin atmosphere. There was some excitement in 2010 when NASA announced that Rhea [REE-uh] had an oxygen-carbon dioxide atmosphere. But let's be clear here. Titan has an atmosphere. Rhea ...


  8. Satellite Upkeep in Space Remains Focus of U.S. Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... engines for Lockheed's rockets. Engine deliveries are scheduled through October, Shelton said, but the Air Force and NASA - which also launches satellites with the RD-180 - are identifying U.S. companies that could supply them with the ...


  9. 'Weak' New Meteor Shower Due To Fragile Comet DustRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Universe Today

    ... Elizabeth Howell is the senior writer at Universe Today. She also works for, Space Exploration Network, the NASA Lunar Science Institute, NASA Astrobiology Magazine and LiveScience, among others. Career highlights include watching three ...


  10. Alien Planet Sets New Record For Having Longest-Known Year On A Transiting WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    ... about the size of Uranus, is located about 1,000 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Lyra. It was spotted by NASA's Kepler space telescope, which launched in March 2009 to hunt for transiting exoplanets by noting the tiny brightness dips ...


  11. NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory Celebrates 15th AnniversaryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WireNews+Co

    Fifteen years ago, NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched into space aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.


  12. Newfound alien planet has longest year known for transiting worldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    ... about the size of Uranus, is located about 1,000 light-years from Earth, in the constellation Lyra. It was spotted by NASA's Kepler space telescope, which launched in March 2009 to hunt for transiting exoplanets by noting the tiny brightness dips ...


  13. Home, Sweet, Moon Cave: Astronauts Could Live in 'Lunar Pits'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... are primarily located inside larger craters on the moon, are nearly 3,000 feet (900 meters) wide, researchers said. NASA showcased the lunar pits in a new video about moon caves and future exploration . An image from the LRO shows a pit crater on ...


  14. Media miffed at being barred from White House meeting with Apollo astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... Apollo 11 astronauts. Also in attendance were Carol Armstrong, he widow of the late Neil Armstrong, as well as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, and Patricia "Pat" Falcone, OSTP Associate Director for National Security & International Affairs. ...


  15. Hubble Probes The Dim Halo Of Centaurus ARead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: This image shows the stunning elliptical galaxy Centaurus A. Recently, astronomers have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to probe the outskirts of this galaxy to learn more about its dim halo of stars.


  16. Apollo 11 anniversary: Advertisers used the moon landing to sell, but also to show their prideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... like The Huntsville Times , as these ads show. Not only did big corporate players buy full page ads to congratulate NASA - and say how proud they were to be on the team - but companies with no more connection to NASA than being located in Huntsville ...


  17. Physicists, others using science to help art of film animationRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... 47, is part of an expanding cadre of high-level physicists, engineers and other scientists, including many former NASA employees, who have left careers in aerospace and academia to work in the movie business. Demand for their services has grown as ...


  18. The moon: Been there, done that, still clueless what to do about itRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... "Pete" Conrad Jr. stands with the US flag on the lunar surface during the Apollo 12 mission, in 1969. Reuters Instead, NASA was directed to begin planning for a human expedition to an asteroid. That initiative, slated for 2025, includes a robotic ...


  19. Happy 15th Anniversary ChandraRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into space 15 years ago, deploying it on July 23, 1999.


  20. NASA probe to reveal Pluto in historic fly-byRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    ... to us and it is so far away that even the powerful Hubble Space Telescope strains itself to see it. Come July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is scheduled to make a close flyby of that distant world, a first for any spacecraft from the ...