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Revealed: How NASA saved the Kepler space telescope from suicide

The Register - ‎11 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.
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2D spacecraft, reprogrammable microbes & more: NASA eyes wild space tech ideas

Fox News - ‎9 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.

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

Mashable - ‎3 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 - ‎3 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.

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

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour 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.

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

Nature World News - ‎6 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.
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Transit of Mercury 2016: NASA Video Explains It All - ‎21 hours ago‎
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 ...

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.

NASA, FAA showoff wireless aircraft communication technology

Network World - ‎2 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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Fort McMurray Fire: NASA Satellite Images Show Just How Fast The Blaze Spread

Huffington Post Canada - ‎2 hours ago‎
The out-of-control wildfire grew from a barely visible blip to a devastating inferno in just four days, as shown in photos from NASA's Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). Satellite imagery of the Fort McMurray area from Sunday ...

Peek Through Time: NASA uses Jackson to tout space program in 1966 - ‎7 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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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.

Researchers Map Newest Island in Tonga Using High-Resolution 3D Mapping Technology

Nature World News - ‎7 hours ago‎
"This unique project of opportunity provides scientists at NASA and Columbia's Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory with an integrated view of the three dimensional character of the new island from the seafloor to its approximately 130 meters tall summit ...

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

Nature World News - ‎4 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.
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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.

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

Zee News - ‎4 hours ago‎
NASA further reported that according to the study, the impact of doubled carbon dioxide concentrations on crop water productivity and yield varies regionally.
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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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Sen. Mikulski and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden visit Wallops Flight Facility

SpaceFlight Insider - ‎8 hours ago‎
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, along with Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, visited NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Mars rover Curiosity veteran Michael Watkins to lead NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Los Angeles Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
A veteran of the Mars rover Curiosity team is set to become the director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, officials have announced.

'Miracle suit' inspired by NASA research saves new mothers around the world

Phys.Org - ‎May 3, 2016‎
In 1969 NASA Ames Research Center received an unusual call for help: a local woman who had given birth continued to experience abdominal bleeding weeks later despite every attempt to halt it, including nine surgical procedures.