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How NASA's Next Big Telescope Could Take Pictures of Another Earth

Scientific American - ‎13 hours ago‎
This artist's rendition shows the deployment of a starshade—a giant flower-shaped screen for blocking starlight. Starshades could allow future space telescopes to snap pictures of Earth-like planets beyond our solar system.
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Will SpaceX Get People to Mars Before NASA?

Discovery News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Falcon Heavy, which will have 27 first-stage engines, compared to the nine aboard SpaceX's current Falcon rocket, is scheduled for its first flight before the end of this year.

NASA captures spectacular sun storm in new video

CBS News - ‎9 hours ago‎
The video, taken by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), was recorded on April 17 as an active sunspot unleashed an intense solar flare.
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NASA takes a closer look at the moon's swirling 'tattoos'

OregonLive.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Researchers are using computer simulations and observations to better understand how the moon got its "tattoos." The moon has swirling patterns of dark and light areas at more than a hundred locations on its surface, NASA said. The markings, called ...
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NASA just released the most complete photo of Pluto ever created

Tech Insider - ‎3 hours ago‎
2h; 22. facebook · linkedin · twitter; email; print. Scientists created a full world map of Pluto by stitching together all the images NASA has slowly released over the past few months. The image link is here; zoom in closely and start exploring.

NASA's IMERG analyzes severe weather in Tornado Alley and eastward

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
NASA's Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals for GPM (IMERG) data were used to estimate the amount of rain that fell from April 25 to May 2, 2016.
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NASA Discovers Strange Methane Sea On Saturn's Moon Titan

Nature World News - ‎16 hours ago‎
UNDATED: This undated NASA handout shows Saturn's moon, Titan, in ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths. The Cassini spacecraft took the image while on its mission to.

NASA finds each square km of Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela hit by lightning 233 times a year

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Researchers were able to determine these figures using 16 years of data from the Lightning Imaging Sensor on Nasa's Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission, stripping the title from Africa's Congo Basin for most lightning activity.
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NASA keeps its eye on a trio of potentially habitable planets just 40 light-years away

GeekWire - ‎3 hours ago‎
Three potentially habitable and definitely weird planets have been detected orbiting an ultracool dwarf star that's 40 light-years away from Earth.
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When NASA Astronauts Land on Earth, a New Mission Awaits: Space Advocacy

Inverse - ‎5 hours ago‎
Astronaut Kjell Lindgren sits in a crowded room at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum on a recent Tuesday morning, wearing his royal blue - NASA blue? - flightsuit, with patches for 100 days in space and reaching Mach 25 (19,181 mph) ...
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Nasa Says It Knows About Every Eclipse for the Next 1000 Years

NDTV - ‎12 hours ago‎
"Nasa knows that on January 27, in the year 2837, a total solar eclipse will pass over southern Mexico. If the onlookers are lucky and it is a clear day, they will see a show that has captivated people on this planet for as long as we have been on ...

2D Spacecraft, Reprogrammable Microbes & More: NASA Eyes Wild Space Tech Ideas

Space.com - ‎May 1, 2016‎
While both may sound like science fiction, they could soon be a reality, thanks to the latest round of space technology funding from NASA. These are just two of the 13 exciting new concepts to win Phase 1 funding this year from the NASA Innovative ...

NASA Invites Media to Attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge May 5

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, invites media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 5 at the ...

Bozeman companies win NASA funding

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle - ‎3 hours ago‎
Four Bozeman businesses have been picked to receive funding from NASA to research and commercialize technology that will support the federal agency's future missions.
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Why NASA Is Building An $18 Billion Rocket To Nowhere

BuzzFeed News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Although NASA touts its discoveries in space, the federal agency is, and has always been, about jobs on the ground. “Money aimed at science and research ends up with builders and contractors instead,” a former NASA deputy administrator said.

Honeywell And NASA Tackle Supersonic Sound Pollution

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
PHOENIX, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) is working with NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center to study the most effective way to visually inform pilots flying supersonic jets about sonic booms, a loud noise caused by ...
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NASA's JPL selects former employee to takeover as director

The Pasadena Star-News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A former Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee of 22 years will replace Charles Elachi as the director of the NASA facility, Caltech announced Monday.

NASA Caught UFO sighting at The Space Shuttle

Clapway - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to UFO hunters, a mysterious alien satellite has been orbiting Earth for about 13,000 years. It's been caught on camera by NASA not once, but twice passing the International Space Station. As usual, NASA denies it.

From Northfield to NASA, scientist shares life in space medicine

Press of Atlantic City - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fogarty's path to NASA started when she was a kid in Northfield who always liked medicine. She attended Holy Spirit High School, got a degree in biology and chemistry from then Richard Stockton College, then attended graduate school at Texas A&M where ...

Honeywell And NASA Put STEM Education In 'Motion' For Washington Middle Schools

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎9 hours ago‎
MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and NASA are proud to support their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education program with the award-winning, hip-hop educational experience FMA Live!
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