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So far, so good for NASA's new inflatable room in space

Ars Technica - ‎14 hours ago‎
After difficulties with the first attempt to expand a new room on the International Space Station, NASA had little trouble with Bigelow Aerospace's inflatable module over the Memorial Day weekend.
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NASA gets a better picture of Pluto's surface

Engadget - ‎15 hours ago‎
Back in December, NASA shared its best Pluto close-ups gathered by New Horizons. It was a detailed, but incomplete set -- now, the plucky probe has transferred more data back to Earth, allowing researchers to stitch together the rest of the picture ...
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Why does SpaceX market space better than NASA?

Teslarati - ‎2 hours ago‎
While taking questions, an audience member mentioned that her neighbor thought NASA had been “shut down”, and more audience members concurred that they'd had similar discussions with others.

NASA spots giant coronal hole on Sun

The Hindu - ‎19 hours ago‎
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has spotted a giant dark area on the upper half of the Sun known as a coronal hole. Coronal holes are areas on the Sun where the solar magnetic field extends up and out into interplanetary space, sending solar material ...
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The New Women of NASA

Houstonia Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
The astronauts in the class of 2013—NASA's 21st—were certified last year, following an intensive two-year qualification program that included instruction in International Space Station systems, extravehicular activity (EVA), and robotics, along with ...

NASA Program Helps Smaller Manufacturers in Ohio

IndustryWeek - ‎10 hours ago‎
Eight small-to-midsize manufacturers in Northeast Ohio are the winners of loans and expert support from NASA to help solve challenges they are experiencing with a new or existing product.

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Could Study Planet 9

Forbes - ‎May 30, 2016‎
NASA 's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - arguably one of the most anticipated and talked about pieces of space hardware ever conceived - will certainly make observations of the ends of the universe that will likely shake cosmology to its core.

NASA Tests a Quieter Sonic Boom in California

Inverse - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA hopes that its QueSST X-Plane's sonic boom will only be around 75 dB, or about the sound of a toilet's flush. Current sonic booms, depending on the distance at which they originate, can exceed 200 dB - more than enough to kill somebody close to ...
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Kennedy's vision for NASA inspired greatness, then stagnation

Ars Technica - ‎May 30, 2016‎
This was such a bold statement that some NASA personnel at the time were incredulous. A few years ago, legendary Mercury flight director Chris Kraft recalled thinking, “How the hell are we going to do that?

A NASA physicist just gave us the most promising new candidate for dark matter

ScienceAlert - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Now an astrophysicist at NASA says he might be able to explain why our current models of the Universe require something like dark matter to exist, but we can't find it, no matter how hard we try: dark matter might consist of the massive black holes ...

NASA Honors Veterans with Memorial Day Video - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Americans are honoring the sacrifice of men and women in the U.S. armed forces on this Memorial Day holiday today (May 30), with NASA marking the occasion with a respectful new video. The video showcases views of U.S. military memorials set to music.
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NASA successfully inflates new room at space station - ‎May 28, 2016‎
NASA successfully inflated a new experimental room at the International Space Station on Saturday, producing the world's first pump-it-up compartment for astronauts.
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NASA Spotted Huge Holes in the Sun, Are We in Trouble?

Nature World News - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The usual image of the Sun is full of bright solar flares, but recent findings from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) discovered two huge holes in the Sun called Coronal Holes.
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UBC student discovers four new planets that NASA missed

Ubyssey Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
The 22 year-old spotted four new planets by studying information from NASA's Kepler mission - an initiative with the goal of finding Earth-like planets elsewhere in the universe - poring through information that experts often overlook or neglect to ...
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Four Irish students scoop international NASA award for their space settlement design

Irish Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
View of 1 Stock photo: Very high definition picture of the Earth in outer space. View of European, African and Asian continent. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. Four secondary students have scooped up an international NASA award, a prize no ...

NASA prepping contract for range of mission support services

Federal Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
NASA contracting officers are getting ready to release a draft request for proposals seeking vendors to provide support services for components of the space agency's Flight Operations Directorate (FOD), including Mission Control Center Systems ...
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SpaceX Declared Space War with Aliens; NASA knows

Clapway - ‎13 hours ago‎
Space race, space war, what's the difference anymore? Presently, the Russian RD-180 engine launches all sorts of NASA stuff off Earth.
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NASA spots 2 massive coronal holes on sun's surface, is sun disintegrating?

India Today - ‎22 hours ago‎
"While it is unclear what causes coronal holes, they correlate to areas on the Sun where magnetic fields soar up and away, without looping back down to the surface, as they do elsewhere," said Karen C Fox and Steele Hill of NASA's Goddard Space Flight ...
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Watch this space: Four Co Clare students win Nasa prize

Irish Times - ‎May 30, 2016‎
Four secondary school students from Ennis, Co Clare, have boldly gone where no Irish pupils have gone before and won an international Nasa competition for designing a major space settlement. The four 17-year-old students from St Flannan's College beat ...

Toronto team named Most Inspirational Project at NASA Space Apps Challenge

BetaKit - ‎May 30, 2016‎
A Toronto team has been recognized with a global award from one of the world's top authorities on space - NASA. Kid On The Moon initially participated in the Toronto Space Apps Challenge, a hackathon that took place between April 22-24 that invited ...