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  1. NASA orders a second ISS crew delivery from SpaceXRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Engadget

    It's been awhile since NASA has sent an astronaut to the stars from domestic soil, but it could be come commonplace soon enough. Today, the space agency announced that it ordered a s econd ISS crew rotation mission from Elon Musk's SpaceX .


  2. NASA to plunge spacecraft deeper into sun than ever beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | SFGate

    NASA is one step closer in its mission to "touch" the sun. Last week, it announced that the Solar Probe Plus mission had passed a huge milestone, keeping it on track for a 2018 launch.


  3. Today's Gullies On Mars Are Probably Not Formed by Liquid WaterRead the original story

    36 min ago | Space Ref

    New findings using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show that gullies on modern Mars are likely not being formed by flowing liquid water. This new evidence will allow researchers to further narrow theories about how Martian gullies form, and reveal more details about Mars' recent geologic processes.


  4. NASA marches on with test of RS-25 engine for New Space Launch SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Sea Coast Echo

    NASA engineers conducted a successful developmental test of RS-25 rocket engine No. 0528 July 29, to collect critical performance data for the most powerful rocket in the world - the Space Launch System .


  5. NASA Announces Changes to International Space Station CoverageRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Space Ref

    In September, NASA will bring its online audience inside the world of human spaceflight as never before, from its Johnson Space Center in Houston -- home to NASA's astronaut corps, the storied mission control and several human spaceflight programs. New and unique stories from the International Space Station, Orion spacecraft program, and other human spaceflight projects, will take viewers behind the scenes of the groundbreaking science taking place off the Earth, for the Earth, and the technology NASA is developing to prepare for its journey to Mars.


  6. A Look At This Year's Raging Wildfires -- From SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    ... If the start of the 2016 fire season is any indication, this alarming trend won't be extinguished anytime soon. NASA is providing a unique view of the destruction by using satellites to help track and monitor fires - valuable information for fire ...


  7. UCSB's Climate Hazards Group to Help African Scientists Predict Poor Harvests, Prevent FamineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Noozhawk

    ... Geological Survey's Climate Hazards Group (CHG) will soon be able to answer that question, thanks to a new three-year NASA SERVIR award. SERVIR (the name is derived from the Spanish word meaning "to serve") is a joint venture between NASA and the ...


  8. NASA Orders Second SpaceX Crew Mission to International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. Commercial crew flights from Florida's Space Coast to the International Space Station will restore America's human spaceflight launch capability and increase the time U.S. crews can dedicate to scientific research, which is helping prepare astronauts for deep space missions, including the Journey to Mars.


  9. Moog's (MOG.A) CEO John Scannell on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... massive vehicle including valves, engines and various avionic components. We congratulate the team at Embraer Air and NASA on these great successes and the Moog teams, which helped make them happen. Second, it was a good quarter financially with ...


  10. SpaceX wins second NASA mission to take crew to space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... supplies for the International Space Station. (SpaceX / EPA) The Hawthorne space company received its first order from NASA in November. Both SpaceX and Boeing Co. now each have two orders from the space agency to ferry as many as four crew members ...


  11. Happy birthday, NASA - here's a dizzying view of your massive...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    (VAB) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida was the final assembly point for NASA's space shuttle missions during the Apollo program days. Requiring 98,590 tons of steel to construct, the 525 feet tall and 518 feet wide structure held an interior ...


  12. For Alabama to build the rockets that will take us to Mars, we need STEM educationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... also be Alabamians. Boeing engineers in Huntsville have spent years working on the most powerful rocket ever built, NASA's new "Space Launch System," which will take its maiden flight in 2018 on the way toward a manned Mars mission in 2035. As ...


  13. NASA Estimates SpaceX 2018 Mars Mission Will Cost Only $300 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Universe Today

    ... just how much money is Musk hoping to spend on this important step towards a crewed mission? As it turns out, NASA produced some estimates at a recent meeting, which indicated that SpaceX is spending over $300 million on its proposed Mars mission. ...


  14. NASA Has Space-Eye View Of Wildfires Burning WorldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... this year, the U.S. has seen almost 30,000 wildfires. Worldwide, that's a drop in the bucket. Alex DeMetrick reports, NASA has a space-eye view of the burning. "Most of the fires don't happen near us. Most of the fires happen in places like South ...


  15. Huntsville company, NASA joint venture uses satellites to find disaster areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    When most people think of NASA, they think of astronauts and space travel, but there is more to it than meets the eye. The SERVIR program partners with NASA and the United States Agency for International Department to use satellites in space to find areas of disaster in more than 40 countries.


  16. Science Didn't Make a Great Showing At Either Party's ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Wired

    ... to talk about the opioid crisis, and Ben Carson was the only politician to mention the brain in medical terms. Former NASA astronaut Eileen Collins, speaking at the RNC, is the only speaker to talk at length about space exploration. This is by no ...


  17. SpaceX gets Nasa contract to blast astronauts to space station in...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Elon Musk's space firm has received a second contract from Nasa to blast astronauts to the International space Station. Elon Musk's space firm received a second contract from Nasa.


  18. Scientists are one step closer to cracking the cosmic case of...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks, leaving it pockmarked and scarred with craters. And yet, when NASA's Dawn spacecraft arrived at Ceres in March 2015, scientists found that the dwarf planet was surprisingly smooth. For some ...


  19. US Navy to conduct Turboprop Aircraft Carrier Operations at WallopsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMDT

    The US Navy says they plan to conduct Field Carrier Landing Practice, or FCLP, operations August 1-10 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Navy reportedly will conduct both day and night FCLPs, and this is the first E-2/C-2 FCLP detachment at Wallops since March, earlier this year.


  20. Orion spacecraft may fall behind schedule, go over budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Engadget

    Going to space is expensive. Really expensive -- which is why every now and then, Congress has the US Government Accountability Office perform a non-partisan, independent review of NASA projects.