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  1. China to explore 'dark side' of the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WKBT

    ... a future of Chinese dominance over the moon's resources. Other nations are trying to match China's accomplishments in space -- in what some observers are calling an Asian space race. Last month, Japan's space agency announced that the country would ...

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  2. 'Stable' region of Antarctica is meltingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | NatureNews

    ... the ice blanketing West Antarctica is much less stable than previously thought. A radar instrument aboard the European Space Agency's Cryosat-2 satellite, launched in 2010, captured the dramatic changes in the topography and elevation of the ...

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  3. Planetarium production, Pluto presentation planned at Taylor ObservatoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... Pluto is back in the news as high-resolution photos of the solar system traveler stream back from the New Horizons space probe. NASA launched New Horizons in 2006, the year Pluto received its stunning and still-debated demotion, with the mission to ...

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  4. SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule leaves space stationRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A Space Exploration Technologies Dragon cargo capsule sailed away from the International Space Station on Thursday and headed for a splashdown in the Pacific Ocean. The capsule arrived at the station on April 17 with more than 4,300 pounds of food, supplies and science experiments for the six-member crew.

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  5. Lockheed-Boeing rocket venture needs commercial orders to surviveRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... into orbit. It will face competition for the first time when the Air Force expects to certify a rival, privately held Space Exploration Technologies, to bid on some of those launches. That certification is expected next month. ULA is also under ...

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  6. Hubble observes one-of-a-kind star nicknamed 'Nasty'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Science, Industry and Business

    Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have uncovered surprising new clues about a hefty, rapidly aging star whose behavior has never been seen before in our Milky Way galaxy. In fact, the star is so weird that astronomers have nicknamed it "Nasty 1," a play on its catalog name of NaSt1.

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  7. Leominster hosts staff from Moscow's Kremlin Museums - including...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Ledbury Reporter

    Chris Jarman and Deborah Jarman and mayor of Leominster, Councillor Felicity Norman and Dennis Downey with staff from the Kremlin Museum amongst some of the historical agricultural a Gifts are exchanged at the end of the visit - Kremlin Museum director-general Yelena Yurievna Gagarina, daughter of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, thanks the museum staff for their hospitality. 1519_5003 Photo: James Maggs.

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  8. Secret space plane, solar sail take offRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WKBT

    ... the Centaur. One of the CubeSats on this flight is LightSail, a solar sail owned by the Planetary Society, a nonprofit space advocacy group led by CEO Bill Nye, the science educator and former TV host. The X-37B looks like a small space shuttle, but ...

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  9. Greased Lightning! NASA Drone Advances Unmanned CraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Live Science

    ... Systems International's 2015 conference, in Atlanta. Elizabeth Howell is a regular contributor to Live Science and Space.com, along with several other science publications. She is one of a handful of Canadian reporters who specializes in space ...

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  10. NASA advances CubeSat concept for planetary explorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... during a high-altitude balloon mission from Ft. Sumner, New Mexico. Jaime Esper, a technologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, however, is advancing a CubeSat concept that would give scientists that capability. Dubbed ...

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  11. NASA's triple examination of Typhoon DolphinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... mm (almost 10 inches) in channel between the two islands," said Hal Pierce who created the graphic at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Rota not only received the strongest winds, because of the island was in the right front ...

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  12. BreakthroughAT Last, Hydrino Reactors are Conclusively ValidatedRead the original story

    May 23, 2012 | American Reporter

    The National Aeronautics & Space Agency revealed today that it is working on a "new form of energy" that can transmutes common materials to a "different element" and that can replace fossil fuels for use in homes, space and other transportation systems and infrastructure. A patent for the work was filed by NASA in October.

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  13. MomentumDEAR President Obama: Hands Off Social SecurityRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... ways to die." She chose an asp, as you would call a scorpion, and she pressed it to her breast. America's journey into Space, that vastness of the myriad stars, the place beyond which we cannot see or know, is stirred in the fires of human ...

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  14. Countdown for Barry Island primary school pupilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    PUPILS at a Barry primary school will enjoy a half-term break with a difference when they head Stateside for an out of this world experience. Barry Island Primary School, in junction with 5-a-day Fitness, will send 10 pupils to NASA's Kennedy Space Centre, in Florida, as part of the BIPS Countdown To Space, from May 23 to 30. The year 6 youngsters will be joined by four pupils from Evelode primary and one pupil from St Josephs primary school.

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  15. SpaceX capsule splashes down with space station cargoRead the original story

    Thursday | The Otago Daily Times

    A Space Exploration Technologies Dragon cargo capsule made a parachute splashdown into the Pacific Ocean, wrapping up a five-week stay at the International Space Station. The capsule blasted off on April 14 aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and arrived at the orbiting outpost three days later with more than 1950kg of food, supplies and science experiments for the live-aboard crew.

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  16. China to explore 'dark side' of the moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Click Orlando

    ... a future of Chinese dominance over the moon's resources. Other nations are trying to match China's accomplishments in space -- in what some observers are calling an Asian space race. Last month, Japan's space agency announced that the country would ...

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  17. NASA Soil Moisture Mission Begins Science OperationsRead the original story

    Thursday | Space Ref

    ... first three months in orbit, referred to as SMAP's "commissioning" phase, the observatory was first exposed to the space environment, its solar array and reflector boom assembly containing SMAP's 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna were deployed, ...

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  18. NASA Technologist Advances CubeSat Concept for Planetary ExplorationRead the original story

    Thursday | Space Ref

    Although scientists are increasingly using pint-size satellites sometimes no larger than a loaf of bread to gather data from low-Earth orbit, they have yet to apply the less-expensive small-satellite technology to observe physical phenomena far from terra firma. Jaime Esper, a technologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, however, is advancing a CubeSat concept that would give scientists that capability.

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  19. Looking Inside NASA's Vacuum Chamber in ClevelandRead the original story

    Thursday | Space Ref

    When you need to test hardware designed to operate in the vast reaches of space, you start in a vacuum chamber. NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has many of them, but Vacuum Chamber 5 is special.

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  20. Kepler Captures Rare, Early Moments of Baby SupernovaeRead the original story

    Thursday | Space Ref

    Astronomers are going gaga over newborn supernova measurements taken by NASA's Kepler and Swift spacecraft, poring over them in hopes of better understanding what sparks these world-shattering stellar explosions. Scientists are particularly fascinated with Type la supernovae, as they can serve as a lighthouse for measuring the vast distances across space.

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