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NASA's Juno could help us understand origins of solar system

CBC.ca - ‎13 hours ago‎
NASA's Juno spacecraft will begin orbiting Jupiter Monday night, and scientists are eagerly awaiting the data it will gather.
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Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous
NASA's Juno spacecraft will soon reach Jupiter and start unlocking the planet's secrets
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Confirmed: NASA Just Discovered Earth Has A Second Moon

Collective Evolution - ‎7 hours ago‎
... but never ventures very far away as we both go around the sun, we refer to it as a quasi-satellite of Earth,” explained Paul Chodas, manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object (NEO) Studies at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

NASA Hard at Work Torturing SpaceX's Crew Dragon Capsule

Popular Mechanics - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA and SpaceX are collaborating again, as the government agency tests pressure vessels the SpaceX wishes to incorporate into its Crew Dragon family of spacecraft.
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NASA's DAWN mission over dwarf planet Ceres has come to an end

The Verge - ‎3 hours ago‎
After traveling 3.5 billion miles, the DAWN spacecraft has reached the end of its primary mission over Ceres, a dwarf planet that sits in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
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Nasa ignites huge Mars rocket with fiery test in Utah desert

The Guardian - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
It was the second and final test-firing of the solid rocket booster designed for Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS). The debut launch from Florida's Kennedy Space Center in 2018 will not carry people, but a few years later astronauts are scheduled to ...

NASA and Apple enlist Weezer and Trent Reznor to make music about Jupiter

TechCrunch - ‎4 hours ago‎
With the Juno mission set to arrive at Jupiter on the Fourth of July, NASA did what any reasonable space agency would to celebrate the momentous occasion, teaming with Apple to release a short film and enlisting artists like Weezer and Nine Inch Nails ...
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NASA negotiated discounts after SpaceX launch failure

SpaceNews - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Just after T+2 minutes, the NASA announcer says "Everything coming back shows A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying a Dragon spacecraft breaks apart during a June 28, 2015, launch.
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NASA negotiates cheaper mission prices after last year's SpaceX failure

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA negotiated discounted mission prices with SpaceX after one of the Hawthorne company's rockets broke apart last June while laden with supplies for the International Space Station, according to a report by the space agency's office of inspector general.

Messages from space: a Q&A with NASA's social team

The Verge - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Last week, The Onion published a story titled "NASA Social Media Manager Considers Himself Part Of The Team," ostensibly making fun of the wide divide between the responsibilities of a NASA engineer and someone who tweets all day. Though I love The ...
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NASA's Juno snaps its 1st picture of Jupiter and its moons

CBC.ca - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
NASA's Juno spacecraft has sent its first photograph of Jupiter back to Earth. The high-resolution image, taken by the craft's JunoCam, shows Jupiter and its four largest moons - Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto.
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NASA's Hubble celebrates Fourth of July early with galactic explosions

The Verge - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured a "firework" large enough to engulf our planet. The birth of a cluster of star in galaxy Kiso 6359 looks like a projectile from a Roman Candle, soaring through the night sky.

SETI Institute Hosts NASA Summer Workshop on Asteroid Defense

Business Wire (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A six-week long research accelerator, championed by NASA's Office of the Chief Technologist and hosted at the SETI Institute, is engaging young researchers from around the world to take on one of the truly ...

NASA Research Supports IKONICS Technology

GlobeNewswire (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
DULUTH, Minn., June 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation (NASDAQ:IKNX), a Duluth-based imaging technology company, announced today that IKONICS Precision Abrasive Machining capabilities align with NASA test results to reduce ...
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No decision after hearing for UK man accused of hacking FBI, NASA

Ars Technica - ‎8 hours ago‎
Lauri Love, 31, of Stradishall, has been accused by the US authorities of hacking into the US Federal Reserve, NASA, the FBI, and the Missile Defence Agency.
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Rip up the rule book and let NASA's Mars rover check 'life' zone

New Scientist - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Since the Mars rover Curiosity landed near Mount Sharp in 2012, features that might be caused by seasonal flows of water have been spotted on the peak's slopes.
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NASA tests a booster for the most powerful rocket in the world

6abc.com - ‎11 minutes ago‎
NASA successfully fired up its second and last qualification ground test of the booster at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Promontory, Utah on June 28.
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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 29 June 2016

Space Ref (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 48-49 crewmember Kate Rubins of NASA climbs aboard the Soyuz MS-01 spacecraft June 25 for a "fit check" dress rehearsal activity.

This Animated Tribute to the NASA Voyager Space Program Is Simply Stunning

Gizmodo - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Launched in 1977, the Voyager 1 and 2 are still exploring interstellar space today. Both probes have flown by Jupiter and Saturn while the Voyager 2 has made its way to Uranus and Neptune too.
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NASA fears it could START LIFE on Mars as it gathers first ever Red Planet water samples

Express.co.uk - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
A NASA spokesman said: "Ever since it was announced that there may be evidence of liquid water on present-day Mars, NASA scientists have wondered how best to further investigate these long, seasonally changing dark streaks in the hope of finding ...

Congressman Has Made It Illegal For NASA Not To Fly To Jupiter

Daily Caller - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
John Culberson has legally required NASA to attempt a mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's many moons. He did so after past attempts to fund a NASA Europa mission had failed. The congressman has expressed his fascination with Europa over the years, and ...
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