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Space Park in Redondo Beach preps new James Webb Space Telescope

Over a dozen engineers and technicians tested the sunshield on the James Webb Space Telescope this week at the Northrop Gruman Space Park in Redondo Beach.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Redondo Beach, CA, Manufacturing, Northrop Grumman, Aerospace-Defense, NASA, Business News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Boston.com

Collector selling capsules of space history

David Ursin hopes to find a buyer who will pay $65,000 for his Gemini capsule, a piece of US space history.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Rutland, MA, Holden, MA, Cambridge, MA

Scientific American

Vintage NASA Spacecraft May Be Out of Gas, Private Team Says

The International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft was expected to fire its engines several times Tuesday to move into a more advantageous position to communicate with Earth.

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Sys-Con Media

Orbital Set to Launch Cargo Delivery Mission to International Space Station

Orbital Sciences Corporation , one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced it is in final preparations to launch the company's AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo logistics spacecraft destined for the International Space Station .

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

Philly.com

Super Moon(s) and Space Launch

A "super moon" rises above a egret nesting area on the west side of Wichita, Kan., in 2012.

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Daily Times

India's Mars orbiter spacecraft to reach target in 75 days : July 12, 2014,

NEW DELHI India's Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft is scheduled for a rendezvous with the red planet as it is rapidly coasting towards its target, the Press Trust of India news service reported on Saturday.

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Science Daily

NASA's high-flying laser altimeter to check out summer sea ice and more

Sea ice in summer looks dramatically different than sea ice in winter, even in the polar Arctic.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Fairbanks, AK

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Age

Buzz Aldrin says humans who go to the moon should plan on staying there.

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, said he glimpsed an unidentified flying object during the Apollo 11 flight.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Science / Technology

Fast Company

SpaceX Spaceport In Texas Gets FAA Go-Ahead

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration this week gave SpaceX permission to launch its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy spacecraft from a private site in Cameron County, Texas.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Science / Technology, Business News

Space.com

Australian Fireball Caused by Russian Space Junk

The fireball that lit up skies over Australia Thursday night was actually part of a Russian rocket falling back to Earth, according to media reports.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Australia, World News, Astronomy, Science, NASA

Independent.ie

Amazon seeks permission to test drones outdoors

Amazon.com is seeking permission from US regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle, as part of a rapid expansion of a programme that has sparked widespread debate over the safety and privacy implications of drone technology.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Audible, Jeff Bezos, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Science / Technology

Eurogamer

Space strategy game Habitat launches on Steam Early Access

Habitat is a physics-driven sandbox space simulation game in which you build and fly space stations constructed from debris that orbits earth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NameIess, Evil, Video Games

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, NASA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Science Daily

Hubble spots spiral bridge of young stars linking two ancient galaxies

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed an unusual structure 100,000 light-years long, which resembles a corkscrew-shaped string of pearls and winds around the cores of two colliding galaxies.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Astronomy, Science

WKYC-TV Cleveland

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, Greenbelt, MD, NASA

Sydney Morning Herald

Space junk breaks up over Sydney

Shocked Australians believed they may have been witnessing a plane explosion as a bright light lit the skies from Sydney to Melbourne.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Australia, World News, Oceania, Explosion,

Aurora Era-Banner

10 everyday technologies that began in space

This month marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the surface of our satellite.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, NASA, Inventions, Cameras

Mashable

'Extant' Series Premiere: Was Halle Berry's Space Drama a Successful Launch?

Astronaut Molly Woods is a woman on a mission. Well, rather, she was on a mission.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Soap Opera, Entertainment, ER, Drama, Television

WireNews+Co

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, NASA, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Weather

KTOO-TV Juneau

As Engines Sputter To Life, Vintage Spacecraft Turns Toward Moon

With a comet fly-by and a solar orbit behind it, ISEE-3 has now revved its engines for a swing past the moon.

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