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  1. Life's a big gas in spaceRead the original story

    31 min ago | The Standard

    The first looks at the solar system's largest planet, Jupiter, are set to unfold after NASA probe Juno on Saturday went the closest it will go during the main phase of its mission to the gas giant.Juno made a pass 4,200 kilometers above its "surface" traveling at 208,000 kilometers per hour as its eight scientific instruments and camera were switched on for a first time after a nearly five-year vo... The first looks at the solar system's largest planet, Jupiter, are set to unfold after NASA probe Juno on Saturday went the closest it will go during the main phase of its mission to the gas giant.

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  2. Comments of the Week #124: from phantom stars to solar storm catastrophes [Starts With A Bang]Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | ScienceBlogs

    ... week . Image credit: Mir / RSA, 1999, of the Moon's shadow falling on Earth, during a total solar eclipse as seen from space. From PJ on my present for the next year: "Happies again, Ethan. For next year, your present, should you accept it, is a ...

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  3. India takes a baby step in developing scramjet engine: ISRO officialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | India.com

    Chennai, Aug 28 : The successful testing of scramjet, or air breathing engine, by India on Sunday is a baby step in space transportation and would take more than a decade to have such an engine to power a full-fledged rocket, said a senior official of Indian space agency. "This is a baby step for us.

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  4. Feds turn to space experts NASA for small-drone traffic planRead the original story

    1 hr ago | 680News

    As the unmanned aircraft industry continues to evolve, the United States is depending on its space agency to help manage small drone traffic close to the Earth. NASA is currently entering the second phase of a four-step plan to draw up rules of the skies for drones that weigh 55 pounds or less and fly no higher than 500 feet.

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  5. NASA's Juno space probe makes closest Jupiter passRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The China Post

    NASA's Juno space probe on Saturday passed the closest it will get to the planet Jupiter during the main phase of its planned mission to the gas giant, the U.S. space agency's officials said. Juno swung within some 4,200 kilometers of the solar system's largest planet, the closest any spacecraft has passed, traveling at 208,000 kilometers per hour at around 12:51 GMT.

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  6. How to fix a flat tire at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    ... are looking down. And when what we're looking for is a meteor shower, to say that the folks up at the International Space Station had the best seats in the house would be something of an understatement. It's not arrogance - it's just perspective. ...

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  7. NASA's Juno successfully completes Jupiter flybyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... Research Institute in San Antonio. Juno is part of NASAs New Frontiers Program, which is managed at NASAs Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for NASAs Science Mission Directorate. Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, built the ...

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  8. Feds Turn to NASA for Small-Drone Traffic PlanRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    As the unmanned aircraft industry continues to evolve, the United States is depending on its space agency to help manage small drone traffic close to the Earth. NASA is currently entering the second phase of a four-step plan to draw up rules of the skies for drones that weigh 55 pounds or less and fly no higher than 500 feet.

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  9. Who Will Buy the International Space Station?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    For sale: One space station. Slightly used. Great view of Central Park . Image source: Getty Images.

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  10. China, US Face Off In New Space Race: Mars 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    China and the U.S. recently announced plans to send rovers to Mars in 2020, signaling the start of a new space race. China's plans to land a solar-powered rover on Mars in July or August of 2020 while NASA intends to launch its own $2.1 billion dollar nuclear isotope powered Mars 2020 rover the same month.

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  11. Stop describing a planet as 'Earth-like' unless it really isRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... Steve Howell told Mashable in an interview. And he would know. For years, Howell has worked with NASA's Kepler Space Telescope - which searches for alien worlds out in the universe. Scientists are going to keep making these kinds of amazing ...

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  12. You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube - and 13...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... to Pluto (2.66 billion miles away) and back ... six times. Almost all of ordinary matter (99.9999999% of it) is empty space. If you took out all of the space in our atoms, the entire human race (all 7 billion of us) would fit into the volume of a ...

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  13. How north Norfolk nearly found itself in the Space RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    A Delta II rocket in flight: Rocket trails in the sky over north Norfolk could have been a familiar sight if Brancaster had become a base, as Paul Hayes explains. Picture: Getty Images/ Stocktrek Images When it comes to the space race of the 1960s, you may think that it was a purely two-horse affair, between the Soviet Union and the United States.

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  14. News 26 mins ago 7:51 a.m.Trump vs. Clinton: Who wins on space?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Maybe Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aren't desperate enough yet to win the most important region in the biggest battleground state. If they were, they would have visited Florida's Space Coast by now or said something meaningful about the space program.

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  15. Visits a Mock Mars Mission in Hawaii: TravelogueRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... end of the fourth and longest isolation mission to take place in Hawaii as part of a program called HI-SEAS (Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simulation). The habitat where the crew have been living for a year (with limited contact to the ...

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  16. ISRO accomplishes successful test fire of scramjet engine for satellite launchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Merinews

    Indian space scientists and engineers have achieved yet another land mark in rocket science in the form of a successful testing of scramjet engine for the first time. It has been reported that the Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully tested its scramjet engine at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.

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  17. NASA probe makes closest approach yet to JupiterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Spacecraft whizzes past largest planet in the solar system at a distance of just 2,600 miles, marking start of Juno's mission This image obtained from NASA, shows a color view from NASA's Juno spacecraft made from some of the first images taken by JunoCam after the spacecraft entered orbit around Jupiter July 5, 2016. NASA's Juno space probe on Saturday made its first close pass to the planet Jupiter during the main phase of its mission to the gas giant, the US space agency's officials said.

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  18. NASA's Juno space probe completes first Jupiter flybyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DNA India

    NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft has successfully executed its first flyby of Jupiter, passing just 4,200 kilometres above the gas giant's swirling clouds - the closest contact ever achieved by a man-made probe with the king of planets. The flyby on August 27 was the first time Juno had its entire suite of science instruments activated and looking at the giant planet as the spacecraft zoomed past, NASA said.

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  19. ISRO test fires scramjet engine successfullyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: The Indian satellite launch program got a shot in the arm this morning at 6 am with the Indian Space Research Organisation successfully test firing its Supersonic Combustion Ramjet or air breathing engine from the spaceport of Sriharikota. Usually rocket engines carry both fuel and an oxidiser tank on board for combustion, scramjets use oxygen from the atmosphere The newly developed engines make the spacecraft's weight ligher, smaller and faster - thereby reducing launch costs.

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  20. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to begin new mission phase in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    Pasadena, CA - Celebrating the spacecraft's ability to push the boundaries of space science and technology, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope team has dubbed the next phase of its journey "Beyond." "Spitzer is operating well beyond the limits that were set for it at the beginning of the mission," said Michael Werner, the project scientist for Spitzer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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