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NASA extends contract with Russians for ISS crew transportation, doesn't see domestic flights until 2017

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NASA has been relying on the Russians to get astronauts to the International Space Station since the shuttle program was retired in 2011, and it looks like it will be doing so for at least a few years longer. The space agency confirmed today that it's been forced to...
NASA extends contract with Russians for ISS crew transportation, doesn't see domestic flights until 2017
NASA pulling budget from other projects to fund future Mars missions
NASA announces new 'space tech' investment division

Saturn V rocket engines recovered from seabed

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Rocket engines that took astronauts to the moon have been recovered from the Atlantic in a Jeff Bezos-funded expedition Significant pieces of the giant Saturn V rocket engines that took astronauts to the moon more than four decades ago have been recovered from the seabed of the Atlantic Ocean in...
Saturn V rocket engines recovered from seabed

Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology

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The Martian hills are alive with the sound of music. Well, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden's voice at least, as the agency reveals that the first recorded human voice has traveled from Earth, to another planet, and back. The words might not have literally echoed in the surrounding hills, but...
Voice signals sent to Mars and back, while telephoto images tease rich geology

Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

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NASA has announced that SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is set to make its third trip to the International Space Station. The US space agency has announced that it is targeting March 1, 2013 for its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Space has certainly been in the news...
Elon Musk's SpaceX Dragon to make its third trip to the International Space Station on March 1

Elon Musk and Charlie Bolden of NASA discuss Sunday's Dragon capsule mission in Google hangout

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Sunday will see SpaceX, the private space flight company, launch another Dragon capsule, this time carrying supplies and student experiments to the International Space Station. At the moment the weather is split, 60% good, but if things clear up and the Falcon rocket can get off the ground then CEO...
Elon Musk and Charlie Bolden of NASA discuss Sunday's Dragon capsule mission in Google hangout

NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid

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NASA wants to learn more about how they can protect Earth from things falling from the sky. Often, we hear of wild animals being studied in captivity in order to understand more about them. Rarely however, do we hear of astronomers "capturing" asteroids for similar reasons. And yet, that...
NASA To Capture And Study Asteroid

NASA's Video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule lifted off  successfully from Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida on May 22, 2012. After an aborted launch attempt on Friday, the commercial spacecraft is headed to the International Space Station with 1,200 pounds of supplies. Charles Bolden, a NASA administrator,...
NASA's Video of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch
A year after SpaceX's first major launch, space exploration has never been hotter

NASA's asteroid lasso mission said to halt Apocalypse scenario

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Speaking at the Human to Mars Summit, NASA's top administrator Charles Bolden pledges to work to "prevent an asteroid from colliding with devastating force into our planet." [Read more]...
NASA's asteroid lasso mission said to halt Apocalypse scenario
SpaceX rocket blasts off, ‘new era’ of private spaceflight begins
NASA chief rules out manned Moon mission in the foreseeable future
Not content with lasers, NASA will be sending a drill to Mars
Mars-bound astronauts will print food & tools, NASA says

NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016

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The surface of Mars? Psh... been there. With the Curiosity stage well under way, our exploration of the Red Planet is about to take a dive beneath the dust. Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport -- InSight, for short -- was just confirmed as a new...
NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016
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