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[ July 29, 2016 ] NASA spells out support for SpaceX's Red Dragon Mars mission News

Spaceflight Now - ‎8 hours ago‎
NASA will offer its Deep Space Network, a set of large dish antennas in California, Spain and Australia, to communicate with SpaceX's Red Dragon spacecraft, and interplanetary navigation experts at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will plot the ship's ...
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NASA's Solar Probe Plus is one step closer to getting launched to ...

Business Insider - ‎14 hours ago‎
NASA is one step closer in its mission to “touch” the sun. Last week, it announced that the Solar Probe Plus mission had passed a huge milestone, keeping it on ...

'Star Trek: Discovery': Is the New Starship Named for NASA's Space Shuttle?

Space.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
The choice of "Discovery" as the fictional starship's name has drawn speculation that it might be inspired by the real NASA orbiter now on display at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. "I'm hoping someone will ...

Iowa Flood Center joins with NASA to study soil moisture

Iowa Now - ‎16 hours ago‎
This summer, students and researchers at the Iowa Flood Center based at the University of Iowa are partnering with NASA on a research project that could help the scientific community better understand and monitor soil moisture.
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Happy 58th Birthday, NASA!

Constitution Daily (blog) - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is such a part of our lives that it's hard to imagine it not existing.
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NASA infrared imagery shows new tropical depression coming ...

Phys.Org - ‎14 hours ago‎
Tropical Depression 06W appeared to be consolidating and coming together in infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite. The storm formed east of the ...

Shocking NASA satellite pictures show 'dying' Iranian lake turning BLOOD RED as it rapidly disappears

Mirror.co.uk - ‎11 hours ago‎
NASA's Aqua satellite recently captured a change in the colour of the lake using its Moderate Resolution Imagining Spectroradiometer.
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NASA Announces Changes to International Space Station Coverage

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In September, NASA will bring its online audience inside the world of human spaceflight as never before, from its Johnson Space Center in Houston -- home to NASA's astronaut corps, the storied ...
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NASA Successfully Tests Rocket Engine for Journeys to Mars

Sputnik International - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NASA carried out the first series of developmental tests on RS-25 in 2015, the second series began on July 14 and will include four more firings to check the new engine controller and operating parameters, the next one is scheduled for August 18.

Here's a dizzying view of NASA's massive Vehicle Assembly ...

Business Insider - ‎17 hours ago‎
NASA Vehicle Assembly Building The view looking up from the floor of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

They Really Do Exist! NASA's 'Ghostbusters' Bust Myths About Careers in STEM

NASA/JPL Edu News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
It's an idea that has scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory excited about how it might inspire the next generation.

This week in space: NASA fact-checks the Enterprise, Curiosity controls its own laser, and Ceres' mysterious remodeling

ExtremeTech - ‎18 hours ago‎
Welcome to ExtremeTech's weekly space-news round-up, where we cover the various goings-on of the solar system and worlds beyond.
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Space Station Drives 'Star Trek' Fiction Toward Reality: NASA Video

Space.com - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In the world of "Star Trek," space travel is as easy as turning on the warp drive. NASA said the International Space Station (ISS) is helping humanity push farther ...

ICYMI: NASA hunts for life hidden in an asteroid - Engadget

Engadget - ‎19 hours ago‎
Today on In Case You Missed It: NASA is planning a trip to get a sample of the large asteroid Bennu and see if any organic materials can be found on it.
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NASA's new space plane is getting ready to take flight

Washington Post - ‎19 hours ago‎
NASA's next cargo delivery vehicle—a spunky little space plane that looks like it could be an offspring of the space shuttle—is getting ready to fly.
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NASA's new satellite will look for Earth-sized planets nearby

Engadget - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Kepler mission scopes out stars and galaxies thousands of light-years away to find exoplanets. NASA's upcoming planet hunter, however, will keep an eye ...
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NASA marks 58th birthday | WWMT

WWMT-TV - ‎11 hours ago‎
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The agency that inspired us all with its ventures into space--the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)--turns 58 today.
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NASA helping fight wildfires from space | 9news.com

9NEWS.com - ‎10 hours ago‎
KUSA - It's turning out to be an active year for wildfires across the U.S. and Colorado is no exception. Smoke from the Beaver Creek and Hayden Pass fires are ...

Nasa's next planet-hunter will look for life near stars just outside our ...

Daily Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will launch by 2018. TESS will be able to learn the sizes of the planets it sees and how long it takes them to ...
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Mars Colonists Must 'Live Off the Land': NASA Report

Space.com - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Long-term human colonization of Mars is feasible, as long as Red Planet pioneers "live off the land," a recent NASA report concludes. "There are massive resources on Mars obtainable from the atmosphere and extracted from the regolith which are capable ...
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