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Arianespace Launches Cargo Vessel To The ISS

An Ariane V rocket lifts off with the ATV Georges LemaA tre on July 29, 2014. At 7:47 pm EDT on Tuesday, Arianespace successfully launched the Automated Transfer Vehicle Georges Lematre to the International Space Station.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Astronomy

Cassini spacecraft reveals 101 geysers and more on icy Saturn moon

The scientists' analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon's underground sea all the way to its surface.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Boulder, CO

Scientific American

Space Sex Gecko Experiment Is Safe-For Now

HBO's John Oliver can rest easy: Technicians have restored control over a satellite with which Roscosmos had lost contact last week.

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The Raw Story

NASA's Opportunity rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots, Pasadena, CA

Bellingham Herald

Corning donates $1.8M in parts for space telescope

The not-for-profit BoldlyGo Institute wants to put its ASTRO-1 telescope in orbit by the mid-2020s.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Telecom, Corning, Electronics, Corning, NY, NASA

Business Journal

Three Kentucky universities sending research to space

According to a news release, the University of Louisville , University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are using a NASA grant to fund research aboard the International Space Station.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, Western Kentucky University, NASA

WKYT

Kentucky schools collaborating on space project

The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists and engineers from the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Meal to shoot up to space

AN Abberley pupil has won the chance to have a meal he designed cooked by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal before it is sent into space.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Heston Blumenthal, Life, Food, Dining

Mon Jul 28, 2014

R & D

Researchers discover cool-burning flames in space

A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars.

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The Raw Story

Rocket carrying U.S. 'neighborhood watch' spy satellites launches from Cape Canaveral

An unmanned Delta 4 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday with a pair of U.S. military satellites designed to keep watch on other countries' spacecraft.

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Live Science

Stunning Oasis in the Desert Seen from Space

Lit from above by the sun's glow, the Okavango Delta in Botswana's Kalahari Desert feeds an ecosystem bursting with life, from giraffes to antelope to elephants.

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The Washington Post

The last dispatches of Russiaa s space sex geckos

" #GoGetThoseGeckos ." On his HBO show "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver has issued a call, and humanity must answer.

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Sunherald.com

Free hands-on space museum in Marin County strip mall

They encase their treasures in hermetically sealed Lucite, post all-caps "Do Not Touch" signs, have blue-blazered guards hovering nearby, lest these valuable artifacts be sullied by contact with the unwashed masses.

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CNET News.com

What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Newkerala.com

Close comet flyby puts NASA's Mars spacecraft at risk

As a comet heads towards a close flyby of Mars Oct 19 this year, NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars orbiters while preserving opportunities to gather valuable scientific data, the US space agency said in a statement.

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Canada.com

A Russian police helicopter guards the Russia's booster rocket Soyuz-FG with the space capsule Soyuz TMA-11M that will carry new crew to the International Space Station as the rocket is transported from hangar to the launch pad at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Slashdot

SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget

MarkWhittington writes "While participating in a panel called "The US Space Enterprise Partnership" at the NewSpace Conference that was held by the Space Frontier Foundation on Saturday, SpaceX Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell opined that NASA's budget should be raised to $22-25 billion , according to a tweet by Space Policy Online's Marcia ... (more)

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Air & Space

Evolution of the Space Shuttle

The Space Shuttles's first flight, a two-day mission launched on April 12, 1981, with commander John Young and pilot Robert Crippen, was an announced test flight.

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Brandon Sun

Retired Canadian astronaut Julie Payette had early doubts about becoming astronaut

Five years after her final flight, retired astronaut Julie Payette admits she had doubts she would ever fly as she watched the Americans send astronauts to the moon in the late 1960s and early '70s.

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Middlesboro Daily News

Armstrong on the moon, 45 years ago

It's July 19 and I'm at Wapakoneta, Ohio, at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Tomorrow is July 20, 2014, the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wapakoneta, OH, Children, Vocal, Opinion

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