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21 min ago | Hack a day
On a cool September morning just west of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, a group of MIT students launched a low-budget high altitude project that would go on to gain global attention.
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21 min ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: Artist rendition of NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission that will demonstrate and test the capabilities of a high-performance, non-toxic, "green" fuel on orbit.
21 min ago | Universe Today
What does it look like when a cargo ship goes flying away from the International Space Station? This timelapse gives you a sense of what to expect.
1 hr ago | Fox News
Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.
5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
It was as Chris Hadfield crossed Australia that he felt real fear for the first time.
6 hrs ago | Clarksville Online
Seven rare, microscopic interstellar dust particles that date to the beginnings of the solar system are among the samples collected by scientists who have been studying the payload from NASA's Stardust spacecraft since its return to Earth in 2006.
Meet G. Reid Wiseman. He's living out your childhood dream of being an astronaut, and he's sharing the experience with us mere earthlings.
Russian scientists say they made a "unique" discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station - traces of tiny sea creatures on the station's windows and walls.
The U.S. Air Force has ordered three more high-flying Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance aircraft from defense contractor Northrop Grumman, which won a major behind-the-scenes lobbying battle to save the program from the Pentagon's budget ax.
It is not the most important payload onboard the "Georges Lematre" - the name that the European Space Agency gave its fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle - but the box's contents represent the history that was made and the science that was advanced by the fleet of five spacecraft and their namesakes.
The AEM-X is an advanced rodent habitat module designed for long-duration missions on the International Space Station.
NASA said today it would launch a spacecraft that would for the first time test fire green propellant technology in space.
Brad Paisley has taken his song leaks to new heights: 220 miles above the surface of Earth, to be exact.
In January, we wrote about Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Hitrecord on TV,' a crowdsourced TV show that features segments from a community of artists around a single theme.
Here's something to consider before getting your heart set on a trip to Mars. From NASA: Spaceflight may temporarily alter the immune system of crew members flying long duration missions aboard the International Space Station.
COULD it be aliens or secret underwater cities? These lights bright enough to be seen from space have been mystifying astronauts, but what are they? THIS fireball burning up in Earth's atmosphere was once a spacecraft.
This profile of "asteroid miners" Planetary Resources is worth a read, if only because this seems so out-of-this-world: The team is currently busy at work at Planetary Resources' new facilities, building prospecting spacecraft.
Barely 30 years ago, the only planets astronomers had found were located right here in our own solar system.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 08:13 am
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