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23 min ago | Forbes.com

NASA, Russia Squabble Over International Space Station Sea Plankton Claim

I've covered science, technology, the environment and politics for outlets including CNET, PC World, BYTE, Wired, AOL and NPR.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Taos, NM

1 hr ago | Space Ref

NASA: Super-Black Nano-Coating to Be Tested for the First Time in Space

This image shows the Robotic Refueling Mission-Phase 2 task board that will be installed on the orbital outpost's Express Logistics Carrier 4. The Materials Coating Experiment can be seen on the left.

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

1 hr ago | Science Daily

Why NASA studies the ultraviolet sun

You cannot look at the sun without special filters, and the naked eye cannot perceive certain wavelengths of sunlight.

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

1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com

Picture Snapped From Space Shows Strange Green Light Around City: This Is NASA's Explanation

Astronauts and cameras on the International Space Station frequently take stunning images of what cities around the world look like from space, but lights of a different color off the coast of one of these cities puzzled an astronaut recently.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Politics, US News, Weird

2 hrs ago | CNews

Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

The Canadian Space Agency's Mars Exploration and Science Rover is seen operating in the CSA's Mars yard in Saint-Hubert, Que.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Canada, Astronomy, Science

4 hrs ago | Space.com

Atomic Clock Will Fly to Space Station in 2016

A new atomic clock is due for installation on the International Space Station in 2016, ushering in a new age of physics experiments probing the relationship between space and time.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Virginia Gets NASA Funding for STEM Education

Virginia is sharing more than $17.3 million from NASA to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at community colleges and technical schools.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

New satellite data will help farmers facing drought

NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive satellite mission, scheduled to launch this winter, will collect the kind of local data agricultural and water managers worldwide need.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Pasadena, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Science Daily

Space station inspired robot to help heal sick children

The same companies which developed the robotic arms that helped astronauts build the International Space Station have now created a new research platform.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Medicine, Surgery, Family, Kids

Science Daily

Ozone-depleting compound persists, NASA research shows

NASA research shows Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an ozone-depleting compound from an unknown source decades after the compound was banned worldwide.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Greenbelt, MD, University of Colorado Boulder

Business Journal

Space-off: Outer space execs to face off at upcoming Seattle defense conference

Two of the three leading contenders to transport people to the International Space Station will be there, and it could be interesting to hear what they have to say about their programs .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Sparks, NV

Medical News Today

Spaceflight affects immune system

There is nothing like a head cold to make us feel a little dazed. We get things like colds and the flu because of changes in our immune system.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Immunology, Biology, Science

SPACE.com

Stunning Astronaut Photos Capture Beauty of Earth from Space

Stars shine above Earth in this amazing time-lapse photo from NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Hack a day

Ask Hackaday: Floating To Space

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Sturbridge, MA, Computer Security, NASA

RedOrbit

GPIM Spacecraft To Validate Use Of "Green"...

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force, Redmond, WA

Universe Today

Watch A 'Swan' Fly Free From Its Trap In A Space Robotic Arm

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.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

Fox News

Air Force studies space engine

Engine technology being developed for a British space plane could also find its way into hypersonic aircraft built by the U.S. military.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Oxfordshire County, England, NASA

Sydney Morning Herald

Chris Hadfield and the lessons from outer space

It was as Chris Hadfield crossed Australia that he felt real fear for the first time.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Clarksville Online

NASA's Stardust spacecraft may have discovered first samples of Interstellar Dust

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.

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Related Topix: UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Explosion, Science / Technology

Newindpress

NASA's Next Lander to Probe Red Planet's Past

WASHINGTON: Giving new wings to NASA's Mars mission, a new lander - slated to be launched next year - will look into the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

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