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  1. UT grad to talk to Finebaum from space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC2 Maryland

    Barry Wilmore, a Navy pilot and NASA astronaut. Wilmore, who holds a Master of Science degree in aviation systems from the University of Tennessee Space Institute, was deployed to the International Space Station in September.


  2. Wonder what a passing comet sounds like? Check out audio clips of...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    In this April 28, 2011 file photo, the NASA logo on a protective box for a camera near the space shuttle Endeavour at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. -- PHOTO: AFP According to Nasa's SoundCloud profile , the online library provides a collection of sounds from "historic spaceflights and current missions", such as the iconic "Houston, we've had a problem" and "Godspeed John Glenn".


  3. Close Encounters: Comet Siding Spring Seen Next to MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newswise

    This composite Hubble Space Telescope image captures the positions of Comet Siding Spring and Mars in a never-before-seen close passage of a comet by the Red Planet, which happened at 2:28 p.m. EDT October 19, 2014. On that date the comet passed by Mars at approximately 87,000 miles .


  4. China prepares unmanned mission to lunar orbitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    China is headed back to the moon: state newspaper Xinhua confirms China is preparing an unmanned moon mission for launch later this week. It's sending a spacecraft to orbit the moon, return to Earth and reenter the atmosphere - the first such round trip attempted by the nation's space program.


  5. Moon Boots Coming to Fox Theatre, 11/19Read the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    ... astronauts (notably Tom Hanks ), Moon Boots came to life during a classified experiment aboard the International Space Station. Little is known of what actually transpired aboard the shuttle, but in short, Moon Boots became a sentient creature, ...


  6. Matthew McConaughey Reveals 'Gut Reason' He Took "Interstellar" RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    "He was into space and I would explain things in the solar system and how we got on the moon and all these things, and [he'd have] these young, wondrous eyes trying to, you know, work this out in his head," McConaughey said. "That was the main gut reason why I had to do this film."


  7. Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta PictorisRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Universe Today

    ... the Sun, Beta Pictoris is a youthful star, estimated to be only around 20 million years old. Keeping it company in space is a vast disc of material. This swarm of gas and dust are the beginnings of an active planetary system and was likely created ...


  8. 'Insect' UFO flies past ISS as NASA cameras rollRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    An amazing UFO video, posted to YouTube on Oct. 22, seems to show an insect, or other life form, flitting away from the International Space Station as astronauts perform work around the spacecraft, and it's all caught on the live NASA feed back to Earth. What makes this sighting so unusual is the erratic flight path of the unidentified flying object, which makes it seem as if it's under intelligent control.


  9. Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Exhibit Opens at NYC MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Astronaut Mike Massimino is sitting on the floor, completely fixated on the video showing him and his former space shuttle crewmates training underwater to upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope. On display nearby, eight of the actual tools they used during that training, and later in space, to service the orbiting observatory one last time.


  10. The Strange Organic Molecules In Titan's AtmosphereRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery," said Martin Cordiner, an astrochemist working at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and the lead author of a study published online today in the Astrophysical Journal ...


  11. Churning galaxy boasts a fiery halo of baby starsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Scientist

    ... igniting gas is creating a star-forming frenzy that's giving it an outer glow. This infrared image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope , shows a central area of older stars that have gobbled up their star-forming fuel. They produce shorter ...


  12. Behold, the Soundtrack of SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Technically, there is no sound in space: What we think of as sound is a series of vibrations in the air ; and there is, to the ongoing frustration of NASA and Hollywood producers, no air beyond Earth's atmosphere. Space does, however, have a soundtrack: a series of noises created by humans as we've taken our first tentative steps into the beyond.


  13. U.S. News Quiz: What Do You Know About NASARead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Are you over the moon about NASA? Are you a space specialist? See how much you know about the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with this quiz.


  14. Hubble identifies Kuiper Belt targets for New Horizons missionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gizmag

    With NASA'S New Horizons spacecraft scheduled to pass Pluto next year, the space agency has announced the discovery of three Kuiper Belt objects ; one of which may be the unmanned probe's next destination. Located in the constellation of Sagittarius, the primordial asteroids were found after a detailed survey using the Hubble Space Telescope.


  15. Seven days: 17-23 October 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NatureNews

    ... targets for NASA's New Horizons spacecraft after it flies past Pluto next year. Mission scientists used the Hubble Space Telescope to search the Kuiper belt in the distant reaches of the Solar System for objects that the probe could reach with its ...


  16. NASA's TRMM Satellite Calculates Hurricanes Fay and Gonzalo RainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite can estimate rainfall rates from its orbit in space and that data is used to create a rainfall analysis and calculate total rainfall for weather events in the tropics. NASA used TRMM and other satellite data to calculate rainfall from Atlantic hurricanes Fay and Gonzalo.


  17. Nolan's 'Interstellar' explodes at intimate, first-look screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... of humanity is not a given. The movie stars Matthew McConaughey as Cooper, an astronaut seeking new habitats in space as humanity chokes on a dying earth. Jessica Chastain plays his daughter, grown, and Anne Hathaway plays his fellow astronaut on a ...


  18. New heavy telecommunications satellite Express-AM6 put into orbitRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | AK&M

    ... Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) informed. A Proton-M rocket booster took off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome (space launch facility) on October 21, 2014 at 19.09 (Moscow time). The new Express-AM6 heavy-class space vehicle will be deployed into ...


  19. How to Watch Today's Solar EclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... eclipsed sun on the ground where the sunlight is striking," Alphonse Sterling, an astrophysicist at NASA's Marshall Space Flight, explained to PCMag. "What is happening is that the space between the leaves of the tree can act as miniature pinhole ...


  20. Inside Slant: Using supersonic flight to aid NFL ambitions in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ESPN

    ... week flying to St. Louis. "This is not an insurmountable problem," Irvine said recently. I know you don't come to this space to break down aviation theory, and in truth, the NFL will plow ahead on international expansion whether or not supersonic ...