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  1. Fact Sheet: Administration Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary of...Read the original story

    6 min ago | The White House

    ... people, the Administration is announcing : Nine new challenges from Federal agencies, ranging from commercializing NASA technology, to helping students navigate their education and career options, to protecting marine habitats. Expanding support for ...


  2. NASA is opening up hundreds of patents to inventors, for freeRead the original story

    10 min ago | The Washington Post

    From the memory foam in your mattress to the advanced alloys in your tennis racquet, NASA is behind some of the biggest technological advances of our time. Now, the space agency is giving other inventors the chance to build on those by letting them use its patents - for free.


  3. Israeli team advances in contest to send spacecraft to moonRead the original story

    14 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... or in their garages," said Chanda Gonzales, senior director of the Google Lunar XPRIZE contest. "You don't have to be NASA." The Israeli group is the first of 16 competing teams to finalize a contract with a launch provider and approve the technical ...


  4. A distinctive, discontinued telescope: the Edmund Scientific AstroscanRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Boing Boing

    ... water on Mars is somehow going to find its way into a technique to advance the leftist agenda." Well, this is big. NASA today revealed that new findings from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide "the strongest evidence yet that liquid ...


  5. Draconid Meteor Shower 2015 Peak: Everything You Need To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago |

    ... "Most years, we pass through gaps between filaments, maybe just grazing one or two as we go by," Sam Cook, the head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office said. "Occasionally, though, we hit one nearly head on - and the fireworks begin." The comet ...


  6. Matt Damon delivers in "The Martian"Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Philadelphia Weekly

    ... Compounding problems considerably for Watney, even if he can somehow manage to connect with the folks back home at NASA and let them know that he's still alive, the soonest that another ship could arrive to retrieve him is four years away. And so, ...


  7. When you can see tonighta s NASA rocket launch in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTVR Richmond

    A NASA rocket scheduled to launch Wednesday night from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia should be visible across most of Central Virginia and beyond. The two-hour launch window is between 7 and 9 p.m. "Approximately six minutes after launch, the sounding rocket will deploy four sub-payloads containing mixtures of barium and strontium will be released, creating a cloud that is blue-green and red in color," NASA posted online.


  8. NASA seeks help from US Navy for manned Mars missionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bay Area Business Woman

    NASA has enlisted the help of the United States Navy to prepare for the first manned mission to Mars, a journey that could take a serious toll on astronauts. NASA has been publicly planning its first manned mission to Mars for the past few years, and it grows more serious about its plans each day.


  9. Norristown Woman Wanted By Police For Assault, Endangering ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Between 7 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, residents in Pennsylvania may get a glimpse of NASA"s next suborbital launch.


  10. Manufacturing Minute: Making It On MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    NASA's discovery of water on Mars, as well as the new box office hit "The Martian," has opened a dialogue on not just getting to Mar but living there as well. Bruce Bugbee, director of plants, soils and climate department at Utah State University, has spent the last decade with NASA on growing plants in space.


  11. Our Favorite Pictures From the Apollo Mission Photo DumpRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Geographic

    With one small link and one giant leap in photo quality, a space enthusiast has rocketed to Internet renown, creating a Flickr account full of high-definition, unprocessed photos from the Apollo moon missions. The more than 10,000 photos in the collection have been in the public domain for decades, but NASA has never made high-definition scans of the images accessible in one place online.


  12. Syriaa s war helped create an epic dust storm, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... being operation in 1995) and that the dust traveled at a rather low level. This satellite image, posted online by NASA on Sept. 9, shows a sand storm blanketing the Middle East. (NASA via AP) Haaretz's report suggests this is tied to a dramatic ...


  13. Wounded Veterans Walk among RocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... service members had the chance to walk through the rocket garden to see actual Saturn, Titan, and Juno rockets used in NASA missions. They also toured the launch pads used for space missions and learned about the massive undertaking each rocket ...


  14. Privately-owned watch worn on the moon goes on sale for $1millionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    ... Dave Scott wore it during the 1971 Apollo 15 mission, will be auctioned in Boston, Massachusetts. He was given a NASA-issue Omega watch but after it failed used his own to make sure the mission to explore Hadley Rille, a channel in the ...


  15. NASA Tournament Lab to Collaborate with NineSigma on Two Innovation...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Today, global innovation firm NineSigma announced two Innovation Challenges they will run for NASA Tournament Lab ; the Space Suit Textile Testing Challenge in collaboration with the Advanced Space Suit Project team and the In-Situ Materials Challenge in collaboration with the Kennedy Space Center and Swamp Works . The challenges leverage open innovation, advancing visionary aspirations for life in space, and interplanetary travel.


  16. Capture The Flag, Trailer and InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... time - contracted chicken pox, but now that son has a chance of a liftime to re-visit the moon with a group of other NASA employees. They're due to be trained by the veteran spacemen of yore, but Mike's father is certain Frank won't be there. Then ...


  17. Corpus Christi students take call from astronaut aboard International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... to Lindgren, and he took the time to thoroughly answer each question. The questions were prepared ahead of time and NASA had to approve them before students could ask Lindgren, so he was able to prepare his answers ahead of time. Teachers Amanda ...


  18. Heatshield for Mars Exploration Vehicles Passes Test says NASARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    NASA checked off another milestone checked on the way to Mars. Mars spacecraft will require larger heat shields to protect against the extreme heat of entering the Mars atmosphere and decelerating at a safe altitude.


  19. NASA's rocket launch to paint the night sky with colorful vapor cloudsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Engadget

    If you live in a mid-Atlantic state and see an aircraft leaving trails in the sky on October 7th, don't panic: those aren't chemtrails. NASA's just testing a handful of new spacecraft technologies by launching a suborbital or "sounding" rocket from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia between 7 and 9PM.


  20. George Will - Finding our place in the universeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... Hubble nears the end of its life, its much more capable successor, the James Webb Space Telescope, named after a former NASA administrator, is being developed at Johns Hopkins University. The campus has several history departments. Some study ...