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

    Yesterday | 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.

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

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... how these blazes are affecting air quality and releasing greenhouse gases. Lesley Ott, a scientist at NASA'S Goddard Space Flight Center, said the technology provides scientists with "the best view that we've ever had of the global picture." ...

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

    Yesterday | 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.

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  4. Crimes in Space: Whose Law Will We Use?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Space.com

    It sounds like the plot of a bad science-fiction movie: a crew member decides to do something evil just for the sake of money, or fame, or for a cause. It's not something that we've seen in space -- but that may be just because of the high level of scrutiny that goes into astronaut selection, a new article argues.

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

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida on July 18, laden with supplies for the International Space Station. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base in Florida on July 18, laden with supplies for the International Space Station.

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  6. There's a twisted reason why this distant star flickers every...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    Recently, astronomers using the ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, along with a handful of other telescopes, were able to figure out the extraordinary story behind this flickering star. In this star system, there's a cool red dwarf, about a third the mass of our sun, and there is a compact, rapidly spinning white dwarf, with the mass of 200,000 Earths compressed into something the size of one.

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

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    ... 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 Boeing celebrates its ...

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

    Friday | Universe Today

    ... is much speculation about how much this is going to cost. Given that one of SpaceX's guiding principles is making space exploration cost-effective, just how much money is Musk hoping to spend on this important step towards a crewed mission? As it ...

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

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... 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 America or ...

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  10. Tiny laser makes 'twisted light'Read the original story

    Friday | PhysicsWeb Events

    ... the refractive index, which causes the circulating light to propagate upwards and emerge from the ring and into free space. The laser produces infrared light in a specific OAM mode, and Feng says that the laser has a sideband suppression ratio of ...

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

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Wired

    Science helped make the US a global superpower. It won World War II, launched the digital age, and sent humans to outer space.

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  12. Space Photos of the Week: This Starburst Galaxy's a Real Gas BagRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Wired

    ... of energy in the form of a bright, violent explosion, which ejects the star's outer layers into the surrounding space at immense speeds. As this expelled gas travels through the interstellar material, it heats up and ionizes it, producing the faint ...

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

    Friday | 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.

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

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    Ceres is a 4.5 billion-year-old dwarf planet living in the clamorous asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's the largest object in this asteroid belt and throughout its long life, it should have been relentlessly pummeled by large space rocks, leaving it pockmarked and scarred with craters.

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

    Friday | WMDT

    ... at Wallops since March, earlier this year. The US Navy apparently has a long-term agreement with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to conduct FCLP training at Wallops for Navy E-2C/D and C-2A turboprop aircraft, to include both detachment and ...

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

    Friday | 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.

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  17. Black Holes' Cosmic 'Choir Singers' Finally IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Space.com

    ... of the black holes and starting to address these questions." [ Gallery: NuSTAR, NASA's Black Hole Hunting Space Telescope ] As black holes' powerful gravity pulls in surrounding gas and dust, some of this material is heated and accelerated to nearly ...

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  18. Progress is Heard as RS-25 Engine Roars to Life for NASA's Space Launch SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobeNewswire

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. , successfully tested NASA's Space Launch System RS-25 development engine, 0528, as the engine roared to life for 650 seconds at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi earlier today. "When we send astronauts to deep space destinations, including Mars, we want them to be riding on the safest, most reliable launch vehicle, which is why we are testing the RS-25 engines under multiple scenarios to ensure America's next heavy-lift rocket will have the performance needed to take our astronauts deeper into space," said Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake.

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  19. There's a twisted reason why this distant star flickers every couple of minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... ranging from the ultraviolet to radio. Recently, astronomers using the ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, along with a handful of other telescopes, were able to figure out the extraordinary story behind this flickering ...

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  20. Here's the Crew We're Sending to 'Mars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hypebeast.com

    Ron Howard and National Geographic are plotting on taking viewers to space in a way like never before: Mars is equal parts sci-fi drama and documentary. The six-part miniseries tells the story of a speculative future where mankind sends a spacecraft to Mars in 2033; this dramatic footage is then interspersed with present-day documentary footage detailing the possibility and potential importance of a manned mission to the Red Planet, including interviews with notable scientific figures like SpaceX's Elon Musk, Neil Degrasse Tyson, Andy Weir , and many, many more.

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