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Revealed: How NASA saved the Kepler space telescope from suicide

The Register - ‎19 hours ago‎
Waking up to a phone call in the wee small hours of the morning is almost never good. It's usually a wrong number, a drunk ex wanting to talk, or the news that someone has died.

May the 4th be with NASA: Space agency goes deep on 'Star Wars' day

Mashable - ‎11 hours ago‎
If you're NASA, you seize every opportunity to chime in about pop culture - which means going all out for space movies, and the intergalactic holiday known as May the 4th.
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NASA's Valkyrie Humanoid Upgraded, Delivered to Robotics Labs in US and Europe

IEEE Spectrum - ‎10 hours ago‎
When we first met Valkyrie at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston back in 2013, we were told that it was designed to be easy to take apart and then reassemble.
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2D spacecraft, reprogrammable microbes & more: NASA eyes wild space tech ideas

Fox News - ‎17 hours ago‎
Get ready for two-dimensional spacecraft and microorganisms that can recycle Mars dirt into working electronics. While both may sound like science fiction, they could soon be a reality, thanks to the latest round of space technology funding from NASA.

Nasa reveals 'real' Star Wars planets Tatooine, Hoth, Coruscant and the Death Star

Daily Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
For instance, Saturn's moon, Mimas, has become known as the 'Death Star' moon because of how its 80-mile wide Herschel crater creates a resemblance to the Imperial battle station.

3 winners of Dublin NASA Space Apps hackathon revealed - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The recent NASA Space Apps Challenge, a global hackathon for developing space and Earth technologies, has produced three national winners, with projects including an astronaut sleeping bag, asteroid analyser and a land-monitoring app.
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Fort McMurray fire interactive map: NASA data shows fire invading town - ‎6 hours ago‎
Satellite data released today by NASA paints a detailed and sinister portrait of wildfires closing in on Fort McMurray early this morning.
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Transit of Mercury 2016: NASA Video Explains It All - ‎May 3, 2016‎
A new video from NASA sets out what you need to know about the rare celestial event, called a transit, which occurs around 13 times per century, as well as what NASA hopes to learn. Skywatchers who miss Monday's transit will have to wait until November ...

NASA's Juno Spacecraft Arrives in Jupiter This July; Are They Searching for Alien Life?

Nature World News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Jupiter, known to be the King of the Planets, has always been a goal for NASA. In 2015, they completed a successful flyby which produced various high-resolution images of the planet.

NASA Glenn Research Center to host Technology Day 2016

Crain's Cleveland Business - ‎8 hours ago‎
By CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS. NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland on Tuesday, May 24, will host Technology Day 2016, an event that it says “will celebrate a legacy of innovation and explore its role” in NASA's high-profile “Journey to Mars.”
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NASA, FAA showoff wireless aircraft communication technology

Network World - ‎10 hours ago‎
NASA said it tested a demonstration system known as Aircraft Access to System Wide Information Management (SWIM), to wirelessly send aviation information to an FAA Bombardier Global 5000 test aircraft taxiing 60 to 70 miles per hour on the Cleveland ...
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Will SpaceX Get People to Mars Before NASA?

Discovery News - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, never one to rest on his laurels, recently laid out the opening move in his long-term quest to land people (himself included) on Mars.

NASA to Announce Latest Kepler Discoveries During Media Teleconference

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎7 hours ago‎
For dial-in information, media must e-mail their name, affiliation and telephone number to Felicia Chou at no later than 11 a.m. Tuesday. Questions can be submitted on Twitter during the teleconference using the hashtag #askNASA.

"Miracle Suits" Saving New Mothers from Postpartum Hemorrhage, Spinoff of NASA's Anti-Gravity Suit

Nature World News - ‎11 hours ago‎
In the latest report by NASA Spinoff, they recognized the contribution of Ames research in developing a "miracle suit" which treats new mothers' postpartum hemorrhaging.

NASA Langley dedicates building to 'human computer'

Daily Press - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama gives the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine G. Johnson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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How NASA's Next Big Telescope Could Take Pictures of Another Earth

Scientific American - ‎May 2, 2016‎
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.

Peek Through Time: NASA uses Jackson to tout space program in 1966 - ‎14 hours ago‎
The centerpiece of the fair was NASA's "Challenges of Space" exhibit, which included displays of rockets and unmanned satellites, a simulated Mercury orbit, a film clip of a walk in space and suits used by astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo ...
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NASA has mapped every eclipse that will occur for the next 1000 years

ScienceAlert - ‎May 3, 2016‎
How does NASA know the exact day, hundreds of years in the future, and place on Earth that will experience an eclipse? As Resnick explains, the US space agency keeps a 5 millennium catalog of all the eclipses, both solar and lunar, that have occurred ...
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Earth's lightning capital: NASA data points to this South American lake - ‎8 hours ago‎
New NASA data has concluded that the lightning capital of Earth is Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela, knocking Africa's Congo Basin from the top spot.

How are rising carbon dioxide levels affecting crops? NASA finds out!

Zee News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Global climate impact assessments for crops have focused primarily on the impacts of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide on yields, said Delphine Deryng, lead author and a climate scientist at NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New ...