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NASA to Decide Fate of Troubled Mars Lander Next Month

Space.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA announced in December that its InSight lander, which is designed to probe the interior structure of Mars, would not be ready to blast off in March as originally planned because of a leak in the vacuum container surrounding one its key instruments.
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Nasa's gorgeous travel posters reflect soaring ambition, budget battles

Wired.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
Nasa has unveiled a gorgeous new set of travel posters advertising the most exciting sights in the universe, just as it revealed a $19 billion budget request designed to fund a manned mission to Mars.

NASA's crazy 18-propeller wing test looks like a scene out of Mad Max

The Verge - ‎2 hours ago‎
If it looks like the Doof Warrior from Mad Max: Fury Road should be riding on top, wielding a flamethrower-guitar hybrid while Max and Furiosa haul ass through the wastelands, I can't disagree with you.
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NASA says it's unlikely meteorite killed man in India

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK —The news reported by Indian newspapers and picked up by many outlets around the world was startling: A bus driver was killed and three people were injured after a meteorite hit a college campus Saturday.

NASA Europa Mission May Not Launch Until Late 2020s

Space.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA's highly anticipated mission to the potentially life-supporting Jupiter moon Europa may not get off the ground until the late 2020s, agency officials say.
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NASA unveils Orion pressure vessel

Phys.Org - ‎6 hours ago‎
NASA officials proudly unveiled the pressure vessel for the agency's new Orion capsule destined to launch on the EM-1 mission to the moon in 2018, after the vehicle arrived at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida last week aboard NASA's unique ...
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NASA sees development of Tropical Storm 11P in Southwestern Pacific

Phys.Org - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite measured temperatures in Tropical Storm 11P's cloud tops on Feb. 10 at 0229 UTC (Feb. 9 at 9:22 p.m.

NASA proposes X-plane revival with supersonic, subsonic designs

Flightglobal - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
NASA plans a return to a decades-old tradition of developing and flying experimental aircraft projects, or “X-planes”, in order to achieve new breakthroughs in supersonic and subsonic aeronautics research under the Fiscal 2017 budget proposal submitted ...
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NASA's 360 degree video will put you on Mars

CNBC - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
NASA has released a 360 degree video allowing you to take a virtual tour of Mars. The YouTube video allows users to take their smartphone and move it around to see different parts of the Red Planet.
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First Black NASA Administrator Charles Bolden 'Pleaded' To Get Into Naval Academy

NPR - ‎19 hours ago‎
Bolden later became a NASA astronaut and traveled to orbit four times aboard the space shuttle. After his last space flight, he returned to the Marine Corps and achieved the rank of major general.
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NASA answers conspiracy theorists - says there's 'no possibility' asteroid TX68 will hit Earth next month

Mirror.co.uk - ‎8 hours ago‎
There is "no possibility" that the asteroid TX68 will collide with Earth as it passes our planet on March 5, NASA has confirmed. The 100ft-wide rock has already passed Earth once , two years ago, and will miss us this time by a minimum of 11,000 miles.

NASA Is Getting Back In the Business of Bleeding-Edge Planes

Popular Mechanics - ‎4 hours ago‎
There are winners and losers in NASA's latest budget, but one big winner is an x-plane style fleet. According to a report in Flight Global, the new NASA budget's increase in aeronautics spending also calls for a better budget for experimental aircraft ...

See Inside NASA's Claustrophobic Asteroid Trip Simulator In 360-Degree Video

Popular Science - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Since 2014, NASA has had a rotating crew of four people living in the close quarters of a fake spacecraft for 30 days at a time, in order to simulate a 715-day trip to a near-earth asteroid.

Wish you were up here: See NASA's stunning space tourism posters

TechRadar - ‎18 hours ago‎
A studio at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has released more of its stunning Visions of the Future space tourism posters.
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Why NASA plans $8.4B for human exploration operations next year

Orlando Business Journal (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA is making a greater effort to escape its dependance on the Russian Federal Space Agency to shuttle astronauts to the International Space Station - and the solution comes at a high price.
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All Primary Mirrors Fully Installed on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Universe Today - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
All 18 primary mirrors of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope are seen fully installed on the backplane structure by technicians using a robotic arm (center) inside the massive clean room at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Mysterious 'Alien Spire' Explained As Moon Crater By NASA Scientist

Huffington Post UK - ‎10 hours ago‎
Alien fans have finally been given a scientific explanation for the mysterious "spire" they spotted on the moon. NASA scientist, Dr. Noah Edward Petro, told the Huffington Post US why UFO enthusiasts were wrong to assume that intelligent life was ...
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NASA data reveals tropical cyclone forming near Madagascar

Phys.Org - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite and NASA's RapidScat instrument aboard the International Space Station have provided forecasters with data that shows System 96S, a tropical low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean, ...

NASA: VR Can Be Better Than Being There

VRFocus - ‎32 minutes ago‎
NASA is doing a huge amount of work in virtual reality (VR) right now across a wide range of head-mounted displays (HMDs). Projects like the upcoming Mars 2030 title are being developed with the help of the group, and it's even offering 360 degree ...
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