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Stare straight at NASA's year-long time lapse of the sun

Vox - ‎18 hours ago‎
The high frame rate allows NASA to study the sun's dynamic surface and gives scientists the ability to predict solar weather, which can damage our telecommunications satellites.
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Obama Administration Proposes Smaller 2017 NASA Budget of $19 Billion with Big Exploration Cuts

Universe Today - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Obama Administration has announced its new Federal budget and is proposing to cut NASA's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget to $19 billion by carving away significant funding for deep space exploration, whereas the overall US Federal budget actually ...
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NASA to Decide Fate of Troubled Mars Lander Next Month

Scientific American - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
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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Be Pluto's Valentine! NASA colors dwarf planet's 'heart' (to study terrain)

RT - ‎8 hours ago‎
In July, we learned from NASA's “most detailed” image of Pluto ever that the dwarf planet has a “heart”. The mysterious surface of the Tombaugh Region - the “heart's” scientific name - has been of keen interest to New Horizons' researchers.
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Gorgeous retrofuturistic space travel posters from NASA JPL

Boing Boing - ‎21 hours ago‎
The Exoplanet Exploration Progam at NASA/JPL has commissioned a set of absolutely gorgeous posters for significant planets, moons, exoplanets, and nearby stars, each accompanied by text explaining their significance and what humans might do if we ...
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Losing our atmosphere? NASA astronaut says Earth looks 'sick and fragile' from space

Express.co.uk - ‎19 hours ago‎
And according to NASA, our atmosphere has been thinning as a result of carbon emissions. In 2003 the agency noted the effects were already visible from space.
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The coolest thing I found at NASA's famous robot lab was in the parking lot

Tech Insider (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is known for building awesome Mars-exploring robots and spacecraft that sends back data from billions of miles away, but you don't necessarily need to go inside the restricted labs to see something cool.
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NASA's 'conclusive proof' HUMANS cause global warming…but should agency focus on SPACE?

Express.co.uk - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Its findings came as NASA was criticised for now appearing to be more concerned with research into climate change than getting into space and understanding the universe.
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Actress Taraji P. Henson to play NASA mathematician

13newsnow.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Actress Taraji P. Henson will play the role of African-American NASA genius Katherine Johnson in an upcoming film about significant female figures in the Civil Rights Movement.
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NASA: 'Help Wanted' for Future Mission to Mars

NBCNews.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
NASA has put out the word - it's hiring the next generation of astronauts, the first new class in four years. But what makes this class particularly unique is that one of them could eventually go to Mars.
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NASA envisions space tourism in stunning posters of real places

Palm Beach Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
A series of stunning posters that imagine vacations to distant planets and moons was released this year by NASA in an effort to bring real scientific discoveries to vibrant life.
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Gravitational waves embargo broken by tweeted picture of Nasa celebratory cake

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Erin Ryan, a research associate at the University of Maryland who works at Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Center, tweeted the photo of a cake celebrating “the first direct detection of gravitational waves!

Whimsical NASA Posters Tease What the Future of Space Travel Could Look Like

ABC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
NASA released a series of whimsical posters for destinations in our solar system -- giving a glimpse of what space exploration could look like sometime in the distant future.
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NASA Threatened with Lawsuit for Censoring 'Jesus' in Christian Club Announcements

Breitbart News - ‎17 hours ago‎
HOUSTON, Texas - A Johnson Space Center (JSC) Christian club had it's e-mail meeting announcement censored by NASA lawyers because it included the word “Jesus” in it.
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NASA, Indian scientists cast doubt on claim meteorite killed bus driver

CBC.ca - ‎20 hours ago‎
Scientists have expressed doubt that a man in Tamil Nadu, India, was the first person to have been confirmed killed by a meteorite strike, as the state's top official has declared.
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Mouldy luggage delays Nasa launch of space station cargo

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The source of the mould, common in humid climates like Florida's, is under investigation by Nasa and Lockheed Martin, which prepares cargo for launch aboard two commercial carriers, Orbital ATK and privately owned SpaceX.

Local company takes on project working for NASA

WPEC - ‎11 hours ago‎
JUPITER (CBS12) - From backyard patios and windows to the nation's space station, a local company is taking on its biggest project ever.
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NASA's asteroid mission isn't dead—yet

Ars Technica - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Even after searching for a couple of years, scientists couldn't find a suitable asteroid that came close enough to Earth for astronauts to reach it in a timely manner, and the Orion vehicle NASA was building could only support a crew for 21 days in ...
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NASA Takes One Giant Leap Toward Completing the James Webb Space Telescope

Architectural Digest - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
When the Hubble Space Telescope launched into orbit in 1990, history was made. Through the images it sent back to Earth, scientists at NASA were able to better understand the universe. Twenty-six years later, and NASA is back with more exciting news ...
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Meteorite probably didn't kill man in India, NASA says

Fox News - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
NASA has questioned whether a man was killed by a meteorite in India on Saturday, following multiple reports that the victim died after an object plunged to Earth from space.
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