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  1. 'Fireball' Over US Southeast Was Probably Falling Space JunkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Space.com

    The bright light that streaked across skies throughout the American Southeast early Monday morning was probably a piece of space junk crashing back to Earth, researchers say. The mysterious sky light blazed up at 1:29 a.m. EDT Monday and was witnessed by skywatchers from Louisiana to Virginia - and by all six meteor-observing cameras operated by NASA in the Southeast.

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  2. Space Record: Cosmonaut Logs 804 Days (and Counting) in OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Space.com

    A cosmonaut onboard the International Space Station has beaten the record for the most time spent off the planet - and he still has months to go before he comes home to Earth. Gennady Padalka, a Russian who is serving a record fourth command of the orbiting outpost, logged his 804th day in Earth orbit Monday , spread over five flights.

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  3. Satellite shows giant smoke plumes from Sask. forest firesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... have shown the extent of the wildfires that have displaced thousands of people this week. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Aqua satellite showed plumes of smoke stretching from multiple points hundreds of kilometres to the ...

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  4. Queen rocker Brian May launches #AsteroidDayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNN

    ... as far away as the moon. This graphic shows the path Asteroid 2014 RC took as it passed Earth on September 7. The space rock came within one-tenth the distance from Earth to the moon. NASA scientists used Earth-based radar to produce these sharp ...

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  5. High schoolers' experiment lost again on launch failureRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space. Instead they got a life lesson about loss, but more importantly about determination, as they watched their experiment get wiped out for the second straight time by a rocket failure on Sunday.

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  6. Houston Airport System plans for spaceport approved by FAARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

    After working closely with the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation, HAS now can move forward in establishing the required infrastructure and support facilities needed to accommodate RLVs - which execute horizontal launches, rather than vertical, similar to commercial aircraft. an opportunity to strengthen its reputation as a forward-looking city and leader in creating high-tech, next-generation type jobs."

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  7. NASA Explains Why June 30 Gets an Extra SecondRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    ... gradually slowing down a bit, so leap seconds are a way to account for that," said Daniel MacMillan of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. A day lasts 86,400 seconds. That is the case, according to the time standard that ...

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  8. Seeing a Supernova in a New LightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    ... pinpointed was, indeed, a supernova - just four days into the explosion - and he sounded the alert sending the Swift Space Telescope on NASA's Swift Satellite to observe the blast. But the Swift Telescope also observed in an unusual way - in the ...

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  9. Now Comes the SpaceX Rocket Whodunit: A Complex MysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    After 18 straight successful launches, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket broke apart Sunday morning minutes after soaring away from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Lost with the rocket was a capsule packed with supplies for the crew on the International Space Station.

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  10. Leap second 2015: Today is the longest day of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    To keep our time system in sync with the gradually slowing Earth revolution, scientists will add an extra second to today. "Earth's rotation is gradually slowing down a bit, so leap seconds are a way to account for that," explained Daniel MacMillan of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in a statement .

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  11. Could This Become the First Mars Airplane?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Wireless Design & Development

    ... fold and deploy from a 3U CubeSat in the aeroshell of a future Mars rover. A CubeSat is a miniature satellite used for space research that is usually about four inches in each dimension, a 3U is three of those stacked together. "The aircraft would ...

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  12. SpaceX rocket explosion shouldn't affect commercial crew plans, NASA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded about 2 minutes after launching the company's robotic Dragon capsule on a cargo mission to the International Space Station for NASA on June 28, 2015. The failure of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket during a cargo launch Sunday shouldn't have a big impact on the company's ability to fly astronauts to orbit and back a few years from now, NASA officials said.

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  13. 'Leap Second' To Be Added To The Clock TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... gradually slowing down a bit, so leap seconds are a way to account for that," said Daniel MacMillan of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Many other factors influence the time of day, including earthquakes. Leap seconds were ...

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  14. Fireball Seen in the Sky Last NightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WCYB

    We received a few viewer reports and phone calls last night into the WCYB Weather Center inquiring about strange lights in the sky. I can confirm, they were not aliens! Bill Cooke at NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office , an organization tasked to watch the meteoroid environment in space in order to protect NASA's satellites and space exploration efforts says he does not believe the object was a meteor due to the speed it was traveling.

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  15. Houston to build spacecraft launching site at Ellington AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    ... spacecraft manufacturing and a host of other potential activities. "Houston will play a lead role in commercial space operations in the 21st century," said Houston Mayor Annise Parker. "We believe a licensed Spaceport in Houston will not only serve ...

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  16. American and German Space Institutes Partner to Perform a Trail Blazing Biomedical Research StudyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The National Space Biomedical Research Institute announced today that a pathfinder study is underway in Cologne, Germany to investigate the effects of simulated spaceflight conditions on brain physiology. NSBRI has deployed a team of American neurologists and scientists to conduct a pilot demonstration experiment at :envihab , a newly-built specialized facility of the German Aerospace Center , located in Cologne, Germany.

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  17. How engineers will solve the 'complex mystery' of the rocket launch failureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBC News

    The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft breaks apart shortly after liftoff at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday, June 28, 2015. The rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station.

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  18. Cheek muscles hold up better than leg muscles in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    New research in The FASEB Journal compares responses of cheek and leg muscles to the lower gravity of space, suggesting that food comes first It is well known that muscles need resistance to maintain optimal health, and when they do not have this resistance, they deteriorate. A new report published in the July 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal , however, suggests that this might not be true for all muscles, offering hope that there may be ways to preserve muscle mass and strength for individuals in low-resistance environments, whether it be the microgravity of space, extended periods in a hospital bed, or a 9-5 job behind a desk.

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  19. NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 June 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Space Ref

    ... attention to another resupply mission, ongoing science activities and routine orbital maintenance. The International Space Station is well stocked with plenty of supplies and consumables through October. Meanwhile, a Russian resupply ship is getting ...

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  20. Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Memorial Honors Columbia, Challenger CrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    The Kennedy Space Center opened a new, permanent shuttle memorial on Saturday to honor the courageous crews of the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles who lost their lives while in flight. NASA, along with the families of the two crews, collaborated to create the "Forever Remembered" memorial exhibit, which opened in the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida last week.

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