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  1. Holiday lights from space: New NASA imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat

    ... are created from the data. "The new analysis of holiday lights uses an advanced algorithm, developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, that filters out moonlight, clouds and airborne particles in order to isolate city ...

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  2. India launches biggest rocket with capsuleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    The Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle lifts off at Indian Space Research Organisation's centre in Srharikota, Andhra Pradesh. BANGALORE: India successfully launched its biggest rocket yesterday carrying an unmanned capsule which could one day send astronauts into space, as the country ramps up its ambitious space programme.

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  3. Satellite Map Shows Evidence of a Dangerous Arctic Warming Feedback LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wired

    ... square meter. Not all of the sun's energy sticks around on Earth. Different land surface types bounce it off back into space, while others absorb it. Ice, snow and clouds are really reflective. Water varies, depending on the angle of the sun. For ...

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  4. NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday.

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  5. The Castro brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... cosmonaut Arnaldo Tamayo Mendez and Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Romanenko on a television transmission during the Soyuz 38 space mission in Havana, September 1980. Cuba's President Raul Castro, right, decorates Russia's President Vladimir Putin with the ...

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  6. Space station team eager for yearlong flightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS News

    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko are gearing up for launch March 27 to kick off a record one-year stay aboard the International Space Station, an orbital marathon both men say is crucial for planning future flights beyond Earth orbit and, eventually, to Mars. While four cosmonauts logged flights longer than one year between 1987 and 1999, the upcoming flight will be a first for the international lab complex and the first to focus on the long-term biological effects of the space environment using state-of-the-art medical and scientific research equipment and procedures.

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  7. Isro gets closer to manned missionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of India

    GSLV Mark III, weighing 630.5 tonnes the heaviest rocket to be made by ISRO lifted off from the second launch pad of Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 9.30am. SRIHARIKOTA: This rocket didn't put a satellite in orbit.

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  8. NASA's reborn Kepler mission makes first exoplanet discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UPI

    ... four wheels in working condition, its mission was retired. Without the ability to fix its gaze on specific points in space, Kepler was pretty useless as a recorder of optical data and searcher of exoplanets. But earlier this year, engineers at NASA ...

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  9. Science community happy over successful launch of GSLV Mark-IIIRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Senior scientist and SPACE India director C B Devgun on Thursday expressed happiness over the successful launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III, adding that this was the first test done without the cryogenic engine and that the new module CREW that has been crafted to ensure the safe arrival of astronauts back to earth, had been tested successfully. "The module was tested from a height of around 126 kilometers.

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  10. ISRO set to launch GSLV Mark-IIIRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Indian Space Research Organisation is scheduled to launch the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday at 9.30 a.m. The countdown process for the test launch of India's heaviest and next generation rocket GSLV Mark III has been progressing smoothly and the stage has been set for the crew module atmospheric re-entry experiment. This will be the first time that such an exercise will be conducted by the ISRO scientists.

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  11. Politics no problem, say US and Russian spacefarersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Roscosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of Russia pose after a press conference on December 18, 2014 in Paris Canadian astronaut Jeremy Hansen, Japan's Sichi Noguchi, Denmark's Andreas Mogensen, Roscosmos cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko of Russia and NASA astronaut Scott Kelly give a press conference on December 18, 2014 in Paris US-Russian ties may have returned to Cold War levels, but an astronaut and a cosmonaut gearing up for the longest flight on the International Space Station said Thursday politics would not disrupt their work of helping a future trip to Mars.

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  12. Astronaut's goal for 1 year in space: 'Don't break anything, leave as friends'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight said Thursday that their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will rocket into orbit from Kazakhstan in March and move into the International Space Station for an entire year.

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  13. Exploring the Origins of the Universe with Astrophysicist Dr. Erica EllingsonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ScienceBlogs

    ... types of telescope for research including large and small ground-based telescopes from around the world, the Hubble Space Telescope, the Spitzer Infrared Telescope, and the Chandra and XMM-Newton X-Ray space telescopes." The author of more than 100 ...

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  14. Orion capsule returns to NASA's Kennedy Space CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. It rocketed into orbit Dec. 5, traveling 3,600 miles into space on an unmanned test flight ...

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  15. Dust devil and the details: Spinning up a storm on MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... vortex on Earth, researchers show. "To start a dust devil on Mars you need Scientists have solved a long-standing space mystery - the origin of the 'theta aurora'. Auroras are the most visible manifestation of the Sun's effect on Earth. They are ...

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  16. NASA's Orion capsule returns to Kennedy Space CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    NASA's first space-flown Orion capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, returning to the place where it was assembled. The spacecraft completed a 2,700-mile, cross-country drive from San Diego that followed its Dec. 5 splashdown in the Pacific Ocean at the end of a successful first test flight launched hours earlier from Cape Canaveral.

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  17. SpaceX postpones launch after rocket 'issues'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... until January of the company's fifth contracted flight with NASA to resupply the astronauts at the International Space Station will not harm the goods being carried or leave the people in space short of food or supplies, it said. "The launch ...

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  18. German named next head of European Space AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Johann-Dietrich Woerner, head of German aerospace giant DLR, is to succeed Frenchman Jean-Jacques Dordain as next director-general of the European Space Agency, ESA announced on Thursday. Woerner, 60, will start the four-year term on July 1, the agency said, quoting a decision by ESA's ruling body.

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  19. NASA awards Launch Services Contract for Transiting Exoplanet Survey SatelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... Earth- and super-Earth-sized planets in the solar neighborhood. The Launch Services Program at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is responsible for management and oversight of the Falcon 9 v1.1 launch services for TESS. The TESS Mission is led ...

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  20. Venus Express goes gently into the nightRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... with fuel gauges, so the time of propellant exhaustion for any satellite - especially after such a long time in space - is difficult to predict. The end could not be predicted but was not completely unexpected either. Without propellant, however, it ...

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