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NASA's Z-1 spacesuit prototype looks like Buzz Lightyear

NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal it discovered aliens?

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The space agency is announcing new sightings found by the Kepler spacecraft mission. [Read more]...
NASA's Kepler spacecraft to reveal it discovered aliens?

Curiosity rover to stay in 'safe mode' for days while NASA tackles glitches

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NASA's Curiosity rover has mostly had smooth sailing since it touched down on Mars last year. Unfortunately, it's in a more precarious position as of this past Thursday. After noticing corrupted memory files on the robot's primary computer, overseers have kicked Curiosity into a "safe mode" with a backup...
Curiosity rover to stay in 'safe mode' for days while NASA tackles glitches

NASA launches IRIS solar mission to research space weather

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NASA launched a solar telescope on Thursday that scientists hope will be able to unlock the secrets of how material gathers, moves and heats up as it travels through the Sun's lower atmosphere.Scientists say that better understanding of this part of the solar atmosphere, which sits below the corona,...
NASA launches IRIS solar mission to research space weather

NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza

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NASA throws some money at an engineer who is developing a 3D food printer. First challenge? Making a pizza. [Read more]...
NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza
Watch live as a record-breaking asteroid passes the Earth
Silicon Valley voices opposition to China cyber-espionage provision
10 Of The Best Tweets In Twitter History

What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town

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We recommend breaking out some hot chocolate and curling up on the couch tonight with these longreads... Worried about the incoming blizzard hitting the Northeast (dear weather forecasters, is it going to be 8 inches or two feet in New York? Have you decided?) Here are some longreads to...
What To Read As Nemo Comes To Town

NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes
Skylab, America's first space station, launched 40 years ago today

3 ways digital media is turning us into 2nd graders

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We are all regressing. And I have proof from an authoritative source: the state of children’s books. The underlying reasons lie in the digital means by which we communicate, forcing increased — and often unreasonable — expectations of speed and brevity, no matter how complicated the concept. My evidence for...
3 ways digital media is turning us into 2nd graders
Russian meteor was the biggest in over 100 years, says NASA
RoboteX private security robots gets $2.06M backed by Peter Thiel

Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak

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Yesterday NASA reported that an ammonia leak had been discovered on the ISS. Astronauts Tom Marshburn and Chris Cassidy are embarking on an emergency spacewalk to fix the problem. NASA TV is broadcasting the walk live, and you can follow along on the somewhat safer journey past the break....
Watch Live: ISS emergency spacewalk to fix ammonia leak

SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station

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The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft has recovered from the ‘glitch’ it experienced this morning and is back on track to dock with the Space Station. “Pods 1 and 4 now online and thrusters engaged. Dragon transitioned from free drift to active control. Yes!!!” said SpaceX founder Elon Musk in a tweet....
SpaceX Dragon thruster pods back online, continue on to space station
Mars 'door handle' is likely just eroded rock, scientist says

Washington teen wins NASA "Why Space Matters to the Future" video contest

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Addie Augsburger’s video won first place. There’s just something about Washington teenagers and their ability to talk about space exploration creatively. The Coalition for Space Exploration and NASA just announced the winners of their “Why Space Matters to the Future” national video contest and two Washington teens won first...
Washington teen wins NASA "Why Space Matters to the Future" video contest

Boeing's futuristic X-48C makes final flight

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The aerospace giant and NASA say the distinctive "blended wing body" design flew like a champ in low-speed tests and holds promise for quieter, more fuel-efficient aircraft yet to come. [Read more]...
Boeing's futuristic X-48C makes final flight

Home-baked idea? Nasa mulls 3D printers for food replication

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New technology could have wider commercial application or even aid the fight against world hungerNasa can send robots to Mars, no problem. But if it's ever going to put humans on the red planet, it has to figure out how to feed them over the course of a years-long mission....
Home-baked idea? Nasa mulls 3D printers for food replication

Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night

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Earlier this year, NASA updated its iconic “Blue Marble” image of the Earth, and last week, it released the first version of the “Black Marble,” its image of the planet at night. We’ll still have to wait and see if the “Black Marble” will be just as iconic as NASA’s...
Black Marble: Google Maps Now Lets You Explore The Earth At Night
NASA to host first Google+ Hangout from the International Space Station on Feb. 22
Sorry Rocket Scientists, 'Asteroid Hunter' Is Now the Most Badass Job

Rare views of eclipses as seen from space

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NASA space observatory sends back a couple more mind-blowingly beautiful images of the sun. [Read more]...
Rare views of eclipses as seen from space
See President Obama's inaugural weekend from space

DailyDirt: Space Food For Thought

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With more manned space missions planned (both governmental and commercial), the menus for astronauts could be expanding -- especially for passengers of Virgin Galactic flights who might expect more than a bag of peanuts for their tickets. Here are just a few items that have already made it onto space...
DailyDirt: Space Food For Thought

Google and NASA team up for D-Wave-powered Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab

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Google. NASA. Quantum computers. Seriously, everything about the new Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab at the Ames Research Center is exciting. The joint effort between Mountain View and America's space agency will put a 512 qubit machine from D-Wave at the disposal of researchers from around the globe, with the...
Google and NASA team up for D-Wave-powered Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab
NASA to deliver commercial space flight program progress update today at 2PM ET

Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

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A $15m computer that uses "quantum physics" effects to boost its speed is to be installed at a Nasa facility....
Nasa buys into 'quantum' computer

Whither NASA?: Agency's strategy, mission and vision lack clarity, expert panel finds

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Two years ago, President Obama told a crowd of more than 200 people assembled in Cape Canaveral, Fla., that a manned mission to an asteroid by 2025 would be among one of NASA's goals. But a scathing report released Wednesday shows that, among other issues within the agency, NASA's not...
Whither NASA?: Agency's strategy, mission and vision lack clarity, expert panel finds
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