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  1. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KTRH-AM Houston

    Retired astronaut traveled on space shuttle Atlantis to serve on the International Space Station in 2007, took Discovery to the Space Station in 2010, and sees great things in the near future. "We have some commercial companies that already deliver cargo to the International Space Station.

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  2. The first American in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CNN

    On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first American to travel into space. The 37-year-old piloted a 15-minute suborbital flight as part of NASA's Project Mercury.

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  3. Now 40, NASA's LAGEOS set the bar for studies of earthRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... ball. "LAGEOS is elegantly simple - a ball covered with reflecting prisms," said Stephen Merkowitz, manager of NASA's Space Geodesy Project at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. "But it set a new standard for laser ...

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  4. ALMA measures mass of black hole with extreme precisionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... the mass of a black hole accurately is very challenging, even with the most powerful telescopes on Earth or in space," Barth said. "ALMA has the revolutionary ability to observe disks of cold gas around supermassive black holes at small enough ...

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  5. NASA taps Penn State geoscientist to join ancient Mars habitability projectRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    When NASA began seeking new scientists to join its Curiosity Mars rover team, Penn State geoscientist Christopher House knew his experience could be a valuable asset to the project. "My research has focused on the early Earth and what happened here billions of years ago," said House, professor of geosciences, director of Penn State's Astrobiology Research Center and director of the Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium.

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  6. 'We argue about it daily': The most likely theories about where...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canada.com

    ... laid out, many scientists believe that a ninth planet - a gas giant - had a run-in with Jupiter that flung it out into space. In fact, some scientists believe that Jupiter bullied several planets out of place with its incredibly strong gravity, ...

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  7. NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 4 May 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday | Space Ref

    Scott Kelly uses ultrasound to image his jugular vein with the aid of Gennady Padalka, in order to evaluate the effectiveness of a lower body negative pressure countermeasure used to reverse the headward fluid shift that occurs in the weightlessness environment of space. Credit: NASA.

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  8. Don't look but, for the first time in almost a decade, Mercury will ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canada.com

    ... Bay. There's little new science that we can get out of observing a transit of Mercury these days, but the European Space Agency is inviting schools to submit their transit timing observations to derive their own measurement of the Earth-sun ...

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  9. Tim Peake reveals secret space station sweet stash and zero gravity growth to schoolchildrenRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... Tim Peake has told school children how he has grown up to three centimetres during his time on the International Space Station (ISS). Major Peake also revealed the existence of a secret drawer of sweets and sugary treats on the station as he spent ...

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  10. Breaking Otley school enjoys historic link up with International Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    ... Walker/ www.imagenorth.net. Ashfield Primary School was put in direct contact with Major Peake, on the International Space Station, at just after 9am on Thursday, May 5. Ten lucky pupils from the school, including youngest four year old Esme Thorpe, ...

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  11. Meet Astronaut Helen Sharman At The Science MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Londonist

    Astronaut Helen Sharman is appearing at the Science Museum later this month to talk about her work in space and answer questions from the public. Sharman was the first British astronaut to visit the Mir space station, spending a week there in 1991.

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  12. Call me a spaceman - Tim Peake touches base with Otley schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... Desktop site Ashfield Primary School, in Weston Lane, was put in direct contact with Major Peake, on the International Space Station, at just after 9am today. Ten lucky pupils from the school, including youngest Esme Thorpe, four, put questions to ...

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  13. Houston's Got a New Virtual Reality Place to PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Houston Press

    ... more. Instead, Exitus gives you a single game to play, Cosmos , and 60 seconds to play it. The game is set on a doomed space station that holds an odd artifact which causes hallucinations. You are beamed up via avatar to deal with the mess before ...

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  14. Fernhurst pupils discuss space seed expectationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | West Sussex Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Year-six pupils at Fernhurst Primary School are enjoying being space biologists and growing seeds that have been into space.

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  15. Sky abuzz with meteors, super new moon and Mercury transitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... scientists say. "These events are not related - merely a cosmic coincidence," said Dr Tucker. "Most things in space take a very long time - millions of years. Sometimes, these long cycles of things all happen at the same time, like this weekend." ...

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  16. SpaceX Says Next Rocket Landing Attempt 'Unlikely' to be SuccessfulRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... a Falcon 9 at sea will be unsuccessful. Launching from Cape Canaveral at 1:21 a.m. EDT on Friday, Elon Musk 's private space company will deliver a Japanese commercial communications satellite into a Geostationary Transfer Orbit high above the ...

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  17. Your School News: A 10k walk, eco-warriors, Shakespeare, rocket science and anniversary celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    ... red, white and blue to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday." Pupils in Blue 8 at Benton Dene School have become space biologists and are embarking on a voyage of discovery by growing seeds that have been into space. In September, 2kg of rocket seeds ...

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  18. Thieves sneak into scouts hall in Kilmarnock and steal money while Cubs plant seeds outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    But while the youngsters were planting rocket seeds from the International Space Station in the car park outside, cruel thieves were stealing 75 from the hall. The cash was taken by the crooks who sneaked into the building before escaping through the fire escape while the scouts were hard at work outside.

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  19. Yuri Gagarin in Space: the Politics of Cosmic DiscoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... impressive relative to other species: humanitas. Hannah Arendt, in considering these contrasts in "Man's Conquest of Space", a piece penned for the American Scholar (Autumn, 1963), turned her mind to those questions that remain, more broadly ...

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  20. Marvel Movie Designer To Make Astronaut OutfitsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sky News

    SpaceX wants to carry its first astronauts to the International Space Station next year and plans to take humans to Mars by 2025. The man who created the superhero outfits in the Iron Man and Captain America movies has been hired to design the space suits worn by SpaceX astronauts.

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