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NASA says new heavy-lift rocket debut not likely until 2018

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA's new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018, nearly a year later than previous ...Also ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 12 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Canton hero, former astronaut Steven R. Nagel dies at 67 after two-year battle with cancer

Canton lost a hometown hero Thursday when Steve Nagel, 67, a Canton native and former NASA astronaut, lost his two-year battle with cancer in Missouri.A 1964 graduate of Canton Senior High School, Nagel was known as a kind person who never treated others ... [Published PJStar.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Eye Problems From Space Affect At Least 21 NASA Astronauts

SternisheFan sends this report from Universe Today: How does microgravity affect your health? One of the chief concerns of NASA astronauts these days is changes to eyesight. Some people come back from long-duration stays in space with what appears to ... [Published Slashdot - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

The Craziest NASA Mission Ever Proposed

I recently received a press release about an upcoming Science Channel special titled Man vs. the Universe. One episode will focus on the threat of asteroids impacting Earth and the various scenarios proposed to defend ourselves. The episode ends, the ... [Published HighBeam Research - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Strange Spikes Across Siberia Puzzle Astronauts

Houston, we have a question: What are these weird spiky shapes we're seeing as we fly over Siberia? That's what astronauts were asking this June, when the sight of strange, dark-green features running along Siberia's Kulunda Steppe left them stumped, ... [Published NBCNews.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Winfree Bryant Aviators soar into space (with video)

Students at Winfree Bryant Middle School got the opportunity of a lifetime Tuesday, speaking with Astronaut Reid Wiseman aboard the International Space Station.Science teacher Tammy Sheppard, who is also the advisor for the school’s rocketry team, has ... [Published Lebanon Democrat - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

NASA Nears Choice on Private Space Taxis for Astronauts

The world could know by the end of the week which private spaceship is going to fly NASA astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The space agency is about to give out its Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract, or CCtCap, the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Foster, ASMDA scholar, attends Space Camp

at 5:58 amTripp FosterTripp Foster was the recipient of an Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) scholarship, and spent a week at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville June 29-July 4.This scholarship was all-inclusive, ... [Published Elk Valley Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Hurricane Marie as seen from space

(CNN) - NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman is at it again.Check out this impressive shot of hurricane Marie. He snapped it from aboard the International Space Station Tuesday.Once a monster category 5 storm with 160 mile-per-hour winds, hurricane Marie continues ... [Published WLTZ 38 - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Moon smells like 'spent gunpowder', say Apollo astronauts

Apollo astronauts have described the fresh lunar dirt smell as "spent gunpowder".Apollo 17's Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, who was one of the 12 astronauts to land on the moon, said that lunar powdery dirt smell was not "metallic or acrid", CBS News repor ... [Published Business Standard India - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Astronauts film stunning Northern Lights from space

33 minutes ago, ITNAmazing timelapse footage released by the European Space Agency shows the Northern Lights being filmed from the International Space Station. ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Steven R. Nagel, Oct. 27, 1946 - Aug. 21, 2014, of Columbia

| 10:29 a.m. CDTSteven R. Nagel (Col, USAF) passed away in Columbia, Missouri, Thursday August 21 at the age of 67 following a battle with advanced melanoma. Steve was born in Canton, Illinois to Ivan “Pete” Nagel and Helene Nagel. He enjoyed growing ... [Published Columbia Missourian - Aug 26 2014]

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NASA will build a huge new heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket to propel astronauts on flights to nearby asteroids and eventually Mars ...
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What's That Smell? NASA In 1969, mankind got its first few whiffs of the lunar surface after astronauts tracked moon dust into the Apollo lander . In an article on Space.com , Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt describes the Moon’s scent ...
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If you've ever dreamed of sending a satellite up into space to measure the Earth, an education-technology company is making it possible. On Wednesday, Ardusat is publicly launching a program to offer "space kits" with programmable sensors that it will ...
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