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23 min ago | Clarksville Online

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers evidence that...

Repeated high-resolution observations made by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter indicate the gullies on Mars' surface are primarily formed by the seasonal freezing of carbon dioxide, not liquid water.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Arizona

4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Rocket Launch Sunday Offers View for East Coast

Written by Greg Hambrick New York residents may be able to spot the launch Sunday of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility .

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Related Topix: Orbital Sciences Corporation, Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | Patch.com

Look Up in the Sky: A Trio of Spectacular Super Moons this Summer

This weekend's full Moon is the first of three so-called "Super Moons" in a row, so if clouds cover the spectacular lunar event, you'll have two more chances to marvel at its luminosity.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

10 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

NASA Extends Mechanical Systems Engineering Services Contract

NASA has awarded the Mechanical Systems Engineering Services II/A Bridge contract extension for engineering services to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies , Inc., Greenbelt, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Greenbelt, MD, Space

14 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Derry to NASA: 'We've got a marketing problem'

Town councilors are planning to boldly go in search of a better marketing plan for Derry and possibly revive the Space Town USA theme.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing, Space, East-Derry, NH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

On the moon shot anniversary: NASA proves it is worth the cost

Sunday, July 20, will mark 45 years since the United States put the first two astronauts safely on the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

CNET News.com

NASA 3D prints a nebula, and you can too

Ever wanted to hold a nebula in your hands? Well now you can thanks to plans from NASA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science

New Scientist

Disco-era spacecraft not dead, just out of gas

A citizen science effort to revive a middle-aged spacecraft has come to a close after the probe's rockets failed to fire.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

DefenceTalk News

3D Google smartphones to help NASA robots navigate in space

NASA plans to send Google smartphones with state of the art 3D sensing technology into orbit to use them as eyes and brains for its newest sci-fi inspired machinery.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, WebMD, Space

Clarksville Online

NASA reports three Supermoons to occur in consecutive months

In June of last year, a full Moon made headlines. The news media called it a "supermoon" because it was 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full Moons of 2013.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

Science Daily

NASA's newest near Earth network antenna is operational

A ribbon-cutting ceremony near the base of the new NASA antenna within the Alaska Satellite Facility marked the official beginning for the Near Earth Network asset.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Space

Thu Jul 10, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State Research Team Awarded NASA Grant

A team of researchers from Oklahoma State University campuses in Tulsa and Stillwater have been awarded a $750,000 grant from NASA.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Cincinnati.com

Supermoon is here again

The full moon this weekend will be another so-called "Supermoon," the first of three to grace the sky this year.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

Space Ref

Nasa TV Coverage Set for Saturday Orbital-2 Mission to Space Station

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the upcoming Orbital Sciences' mission to resupply the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Space

Science, Industry and Business

NASA, NOAA satellites help confirm Tropical Storm Fausto as a remnant low

NOAA's GOES-West and NASA-JAXA's Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM mission satellite helped forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determine that what was once Tropical Storm Fausto is now a remnant area of low pressure in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Greenbelt, MD

Business Journal

Aerojet Rocketdyne continues work on deep space project for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. have completed a study on developing an upper-stage rocket system for NASA deep-space projects.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ball, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Broomfield, CO

GPB.org

The Little Spacecraft That Couldn't

Early days: NASA's International Sun-Earth Explorer C was undergoing testing and evaluation inside the Goddard Space Flight Center's dynamic test chamber when this photo was snapped in 1976.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Wed Jul 09, 2014

RedOrbit

Testing On NASA's James Webb Space Telescope...

Image Caption: The backplane of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was mounted to a structure for static load testing to verify it can support the stiffness required to keep the optics in alignment, and maintain the strength to support launch loads.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Magna, UT

Aerotech News And Review

NASA announces winners of challenge to design hurricane-tracking unmanned aerial systems

Taking second place, the team at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., designed the OQ451-5 Trident, a hydrogen-powered UAS capable of seven days of uninterrupted flight.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, Purdue University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Virginia, Hampton, VA

BroadcastNewsroom

Next Space Station Crew to Participate in Nasa TV Briefing, Media Interviews

To request credentials to attend in person, or to reserve an interview opportunity, media must contact Johnson's newsroom by Wilmore, Serova and Samokutyaev will serve as flight engineers for ISS Expedition 41 until November, at which time Wilmore will assume command of Expedition 42. The trio is scheduled to return to Earth in .

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