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Presidents--and would-be presidents--can't resist meddling with NASA

Obama Vows Renewed Space Program - NYTimes.com

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Obama Vows Renewed Space Program - NYTimes.com

SpaceX Launches the Era of Private Spaceflight

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Today's theme is space cowboys. Last night, SpaceX succesfully launched its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station aboard its Falcon 9 rocket. The era of spaceflight as a private enterprise has begun. Soon, we'll be able to go up there ourselves. Space Fellowship posted an emotional recap of...
SpaceX Launches the Era of Private Spaceflight
U.K adds fresh funding to profitable European space program's budget

Read/Write Daily: Building the Real-Life Starship Enterprise

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Today's theme is real artists ship. Everyone wants their tech to be fun. iPads get close, but it's quite another thing to build actual space stations or robot exoskeletons... or the actual Starship Enterprise. But people are going for it, anyway. A man named Dan with a lot of...
Read/Write Daily: Building the Real-Life Starship Enterprise

Nike and Tom Sachs reach for the stars, create NikeCraft sportswear with space-grade materials

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Just because you're not an astronaut, it doesn't mean you can't dress yourself in clothes that are out of this world. Artist Tom Sachs recently teamed up with Nike to create a limited edition lineup of spacey sports clothing, dubbed NikeCraft, to coincide with his current Space Program project...
Nike and Tom Sachs reach for the stars, create NikeCraft sportswear with space-grade materials

ani625 on If you are in a space program and you do this, I hate you

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ani625 on If you are in a space program and you do this, I hate you
NASA unveils Orion spacecraft to hurl humans to Mars in 2021
Zynga launches Bubble Safari as it moves into arcade-style social games

From Heroes to Humans: The Totally Regular People Who Landed a Robot on Mars

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Now that our space explorers are astrobots, it's easier to see the ordinariness of the folks who are our space program....
From Heroes to Humans: The Totally Regular People Who Landed a Robot on Mars
Former NASA rocket scientist: 'FTL might be achieved between the years 2300 and 3000'

Create your own space program: NASA quietly flogging bits of the Kennedy Space Center

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The idea of private space tourism is certainly taking off, but at such high costs, only 1 percent of the 1 percent will be able to afford it. But, what if you could just do it all yourself? You're going to need some infrastructure to get you started, and...
Create your own space program: NASA quietly flogging bits of the Kennedy Space Center

So You Wanna Be a Martian Colonist

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Can’t wait for the remake of The Searchers. Let’s face it: Most of us aren’t going to make NASA’s rather stringent cut for the space program. So how’s a girl supposed to fulfill her destiny to rule Mars as its queen, given that that the red planet is, at best, 33.9...
So You Wanna Be a Martian Colonist

Pioneering NASA Astronaut Sally Ride Dies At Age 61

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Sally Kristen Ride, Ph.D., an astronaut and physicist who in 1983 at the age of 32 became the first American woman (and at that time, the youngest person ever) to enter space, died today at age 61. The cause was pancreatic cancer, a disease which she had battled for the...
Pioneering NASA Astronaut Sally Ride Dies At Age 61
Russia announces new $50 billion space program

Iran Says It Fired A Monkey Into Space, Landed It

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The country's defense ministry says the nation has successfully flown a monkey into space on a rocket trip. Though details are sparse, the Iranian defense ministry is claiming today that it has successfully launched a capsule containing a live monkey into space atop a rocket. The capsule was later...
Iran Says It Fired A Monkey Into Space, Landed It

Lego Education Lets Kids Build With Bricks in Space

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About a year ago, Lego Education announced a partnership with NASA. The goal of the collaboration, called Bricks in Space, was to produce an educational program to help kids learn about space and other STEM related topics through the use of Lego bricks. The response was very positive because,...
Lego Education Lets Kids Build With Bricks in Space

Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

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Tired of waiting for games to be fully complete and released before you can buy them? Wish you could play a game while it's still a bug-riddled, in-development mess? Well, Valve has got you covered with its new "Early Access" sales program. In all seriousness, Early Access is being...
Valve lets you pay for the beta with Steam "Early Access" program

Unemployed game designer creates mind-blowing solar system explorer app

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Oftentimes when people become unemployed, they fall prey to feelings of helplessness. Not Christopher Albeluhn, an unemployed game designer who recently created an incredibly cool app that allows you to explore the solar system and constellations in 3D. “The Solar System: Explore Your Backyard” was spotlighted on Reddit by...
Unemployed game designer creates mind-blowing solar system explorer app

Angry Birds Maker Says This Year Will Be A Monster Year With FIVE New Games

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Angry Birds is boldly going where no other game has gone before. Rovio, the makers of Angry Birds, is releasing Angry Birds Space next week. It's the latest version of Angry Birds, which will feature gravity-based gameplay that will make you bend the trajectory of your bird around planetoids....
Angry Birds Maker Says This Year Will Be A Monster Year With FIVE New Games
Stunning NASA fan video highlights why we need to fund the space program

Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

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For anyone who has not seen this, a truly beautiful extended-play video of the space shuttle Endeavour's final flyover across Southern California last month. It was shot, with impressively smooth camera control, from one of the accompanying fighter planes. To me it's fascinating to hear the chatter between the two-person...
Your Aviation-Porn Video of the Day: Endeavour Over SoCal

John McCain calls Iranian president a "monkey" on Twitter

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US Senator John McCain used his Twitter feed today to call Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a "monkey." With the US government attempting diplomacy to prevent Iran from building a nuclear bomb, the former presidential nominee's tweet was ill-timed at best. It was deemed racist by some observers, including a...
John McCain calls Iranian president a "monkey" on Twitter
Bill Nye Needs Your Help to Restore NASA's Space Exploration Budget
New Human Lunar Expedition Company announced
Leaked document outlines Russia's space exploration plans until 2030

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

nevver: How's that space program coming along?

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nevver: How's that space program coming along?

New Lego Space Shuttle Is the Ultimate Nerdgasm [Lego]

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NASA's space shuttle is near its sad end—along with the US manned space program. As we watch the last launches, I'm glad Lego is releasing this new Lego Space Shuttle set. It even separates and lands! More » Lego - NASA - Lego Space - Space - Recreation...
New Lego Space Shuttle Is the Ultimate Nerdgasm [Lego]

NASA, SpaceX launch new era of space travel

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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Sunday night, marking a new chapter in America's space program....
NASA, SpaceX launch new era of space travel
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