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SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station
At 10:06am Eastern time, the SpaceX Dragon successfully berthed with the International Space Station, marking the...
Read more 3 days ago, 3:12am CDT
 

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NASA Places Historic Launch Site for SpaceX

NASA Places Historic Launch Site for SpaceX
NASA has placed its Apollo-period launch site under a wholly novel administration. The staff of SpaceX will be responsible for handling the ins and outs of the launch pad.
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How Nasa sold Apollo missions to the public and inspired golden age

Source: Daily Mail - UK

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A new book reveals the intense marketing campaign undertaken by Nasa to drum up support for the Apollo missions. ...
Full article at: Daily Mail - UK 12 minutes ago
 

SpaceX Falcon launch cancelled due to leak

SpaceX Falcon launch cancelled due to leak
Launch might take place Friday
Read more Apr 15 2014, 3:41pm CDT
 

1st human killed in spaceflight, April 24, 1967

Source: Electronics Design, Strategy, News

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On this day in tech history, cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov became the first in-flight fatality in the history of spaceflight when the Soyuz 1 crashed ...
Full article at: Electronics Design, Strategy, News 25 minutes ago
 

PROBA2:PROBA2 - Fifth Call for Guest Investigators

Source: European Space Agency News

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The Royal Observatory of Belgium invites proposals from potential Guest Investigators for the analysis of data from PROBA2's two solar observation instruments, SWAP and LYRA. Young post-docs and PhD students are particularly invited to apply, although proposals from more senior Guest Investigators are also encouraged. Proposals in response to this Fifth Call for Guest Investigators must be received by ...
Full article at: European Space Agency News 1 hour ago
 

Israel Sends new Spy Satellite Into Orbit

Israel Sends new Spy Satellite Into Orbit
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation...
Read more Apr 10 2014, 3:23am CDT
 

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Sara Kapfer ends 20 Year Marriage to Cuba Gooding Jr.
Sara Kapfer ends 20 Year Marriage to Cuba Gooding Jr.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is seeing the end to his 20 year marriage with Sara Kapfer. They have three sons who Sara will take custody of.
 
Brian Williams is Hilarious on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Brian Williams is Hilarious on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
What is even funnier than the Tonight's show fake rap videos of Brian Williams is watching him as guest on the show. Brian Williams was guest on the The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon this week. Watch the full appearance bowl. It is hilarious. Also watch the latest Brian Williams rap. It is viral with over 6m views.
 
Mariah Carey Booked Entire Plane Cabin
Mariah Carey Booked Entire Plane Cabin
Mariah Carey is known for her luxurious lifestyle. Carey recently booked an entire first class air plane cabin for travelling from New York to France at cost of £70,000.
 

Buzz Aldrin Wants NASA To Send Astronauts To Asteroid, Not Lasso It

Source: The Huffington Post

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While moonwalker Buzz Aldrin thinks that a mission sending humans to an asteroid is a good idea, the Apollo astronaut isn't so happy with NASA's current plan to use a robot to shrink-wrap a space rock and park it near the moon. The space agency's asteroid plan centers on launching a robotic mission that aims to capture an asteroid — or a smaller boulder from a space rock — and deliver it to an orbit around the moon where astronauts can visit and sample it sometime in the ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post 2 hours ago
 

Space Radiation Remains Major Hazard for Humans Going to Mars

Source: Wired

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
During a conference this week in Washington D.C., enthusiasts are attempting to rouse support for a manned mission to Mars sometime in the next two decades. NASA is there, as are many key players in the spaceflight community. But there continue to be major obstacles to manned Mars missions. A new study highl ...
Full article at: Wired 3 hours ago
 

Curiosity rover spots a light on Mars

Curiosity rover spots a light on Mars
Not a Martian with a flashlight
Read more Apr 9 2014, 1:30pm CDT
 


 

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