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  1. Leonard Nimoy was inspiration to generations of scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... officer. "Leonard Nimoy was an inspiration to multiple generations of engineers, scientists, astronauts and other space explorers," said NASA administrator Charles Bolden. "As Mr. Spock, he made science and technology important to the story, while ...

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  2. Astronauts leave international station for 3rd spacewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBC News

    Barry Wilmore, right, and Terry Virts are seen during their third spacewalk outside the International Space Station. Two NASA astronauts have ventured out of the International Space Station in their third spacewalk in just over a week.

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  3. Watch the NASA Space Station Spacewalk LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Think you'd like to walk in space? Don't be so sure. Yes, the view is great; yes, the weightlessness is fun.

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  4. Staffordshire Police SPACE scheme could make a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | This Is Staffordshire

    THE SPACE scheme, which gave thousands of children a chance take part in activities during the summer holidays, could be revived in Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Police Activity and Community Enterprise or SPACE scheme was launched in Stafford on June 20, 1983, on the same day that the Space Shuttle 'Enterprise' flew over the town, piggy-backing on a jumbo jet.

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  5. NASA Earth science missions provide new insights into planet EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space - with a fifth newly in orbit - after the busiest year of NASA Earth science launches in more than a decade. On February 27th, 2014, NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency launched the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory into space from Japan.

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  6. Vulcan hand salute: Space, the final frontier, honors the late Leonard NimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    American astronaut Terry Virts tweeted this photo of the split-fingered Vulcan salute from the International Space Station as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Saturday. Nimoy, who played the half-human, half-Vulcan Mr. Spock on the classic... The Vulcan hand salute seems fitting as a way to honor the late Leonard Nimoy .

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  7. Should Earth try dialing out for E.T?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    It was near Green Bank, West Virginia, in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilizations in deep space. He aimed the 85-foot dish of a radio telescope at two nearby, sun-like stars, tuning to a frequency he thought an alien civilization might use for interstellar communication.

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  8. Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Engadget

    Metals are full of microscopic structures that define properties like strength, but it's hard to figure out how those structures work on Earth, where gravity skews their effects. An experiment aboard the International Space Station may have solved that dilemma, however.

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  9. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Visits Sarasota for Ringling Town Hall Lecture SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    Astrophysicist, author and "rock star" scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson is all over the place talking about space, from last summer's Cosmos series on TV to his popular podcast Star Talk and starting next month, on the National Geographic Channel, a late-night talk show, also called Star Talk . He's also in Sarasota March 23 to speak in the Ringling Town Hall series; we chatted with him about the mysteries of the universe and his hopes to solve some of them.

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  10. NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Spacecraft Set for March...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Universe Today

    Technicians work on NASA's 20-foot-tall Magnetospheric Multiscale mated quartet of stacked observatories in the cleanroom at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on May 12, 2014. Credit: Ken Kremer- kenkremer.com NASA's first mission dedicated to study the process in nature known as magnetic reconnection undergoing final preparation for launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida in just under two weeks time.

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  11. Why wasn't Leonard Nimoy a guest star on The Big Bang Theory?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sarah In Tampa

    ... Spock when Sheldon was hallucinating that his Spock Mego action figure was talking to him. How long can humans live in space and what is the worst case scenario for someone who lives too long in space? We don't know the answer to that. But every ...

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  12. Kerbal Space Program: 3D-Printed Models Of Your Spaceships Now AvailableRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    Aspiring rocket scientists can now export their Kerbal Space Program creations into reality through the magic of 3D printing . Kerbal Space Program isn't easy.

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  13. Hands-on activities, children's camp launch space exploration exhibit ...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Victoria Advocate

    "3-2-1 Blast Off!" might sound like a rocket's countdown, but at the Museum of the Coastal Bend, it's a day of hands-on workshop activities launching the opening of the Museum's new exhibit. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, on Victoria College's Main Campus, 2200 E. Red River St. From 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., participants can explore space topics through activities such as making mini seltzer-fueled rockets, building model lunar landers and creating paintings of the starry Texas sky.

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  14. A sign from space: Live long and prosper, Leonard NimoyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Astronaut tributes to Mr. Spock - and Leonard Nimoy, the human actor who donned a pair of pointy Vulcan ears - continued Saturday. As the International Space Station passed over Massachusetts, US astronaut Terry Virts snapped a photo of the Vulcan salute as a tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy on Saturday.

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  15. NASA Satellite Successfully Deploys Antenna Made in Santa Barbara CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    Carpinteria company's creation - launched by Delta II rocket from VAFB - will enable scientists to map and measure earth's soil moisture from space The Soil Moisture Active Passive , built by Carpinteria-based Astro Aerospace, is the first-ever spinning and precision mass-balanced deployable mesh reflector antenna. According to NASA,it is the largest spinning mesh reflector ever deployed in space.

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  16. Fans honor Nimoy with tweets, Vulcan saluteRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    In a moment Friday, the social-media debate over whether a dress was white and gold or blue and black was silenced. His co-stars, fellow celebrities and fans reacted with heartfelt tributes from around the world and all the way to space, where astronaut Terry W. Wirts flashed a Vulcan salute aboard the International Space Station.

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  17. NASA's colossal crawlers mark half a century of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Gizmag

    Two veterans of the US space program have marked 50 years of service with in appropriately sedate style. In 1965, a pair of gigantic crawlers were built to move the Saturn V moon rockets to the launch pad.

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  18. Leonard Nimoy Receives Vulcan Salute From Astronaut in SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Terry W. Virts , currently on board the International Space Station, posted a photo to Twitter on Saturday of himself giving the Vulcan hand salute in honor of the Star Trek actor, who died Friday after a battle with lung disease. Many Hollywood figures have publicly shared their grief over the TV icon's death, including his former Star Trek co-stars William Shatner and George Takei .

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  19. 5Is there life beyond Earth? Do we even want to know?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Frank Drake, the founder of Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence , at his home in Aptos, Calif. It was near Green Bank, W.Va., in 1960 that a young radio astronomer named Frank Drake conducted the first extensive search for alien civilizations in deep space.

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  20. US Astronauts Plan 7-hour SpacewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    Astronaut Terry Virts completes boom and antenna installation work on the Port 3 Truss, March 1, 2015. Two U.S. Astronauts left the International Space Station on Sunday for a seven-hour spacewalk to install communications and navigation aides for new commercial space taxis.

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