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48 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 09, 2014

West Australian

Privately funded solar spacecraft to launch in 2016

A tiny spacecraft designed to sail by the power of the sun is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX rocket in 2016, a leading US space enthusiast said Wednesday.

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Space Ref

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

The next crew to launch to the International Space Station , including NASA astronaut Barry "Butch" Wilmore, will participate in a NASA Television news conference and media interviews Wednesday, July 16, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Mount Juliet, TN

Houston Chronicle

SpaceX gets final environmental clearance for South Texas launch site

The Federal Aviation Administration's "Record of Decision," issued today, allows SpaceX to apply for a license to build a launch site at Boca Chica beach, near Brownsville.

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

ZDNet

To infinity and beyond! Voyager 1 is indeed in interstellar space

Some people had doubted that Voyager 1, launched in 1977 to explore Jupiter and Saturn, actually reached interstellar space in 2013.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

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