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Europe’s ATV on final ISS mission

The fifth and final ATV , or Automated Transfer Vehicle, has blasted off into space from Kourou, French Guiana, bound for the International Space Station.Flown into orbit on top of a massive Ariane 5 launcher, it marks the end of an era for the big cargo ... [Published EuroNews - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Astronaut Mike Massimino Departs NASA for University Position (7/29/14)

WASHINGTON, July 29 -- NASA issued the following news release:After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New Yor ... [Published Targeted News Service - 5 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

No issues between space programs from Russia, U.S.: 'We're just guys working together'

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Any diplomatic tensions between the United States and Russia haven't spilled over into the space programs between the two nations, a NASA astronaut said Tuesday.Richard Mastracchio joined Michael Hopkins at Marshall Space Flight ... [Published al.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

NASA Wraps its 1st Undersea Expedition in Two Years

WASHINGTON -- Four astronauts resurfaced July 29 from an undersea laboratory where they had spent the past nine days honing space exploration skills while learning to live in close quarters. The expedition marked the first time in two years that NASA ... [Published Space News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Space Station Astronauts to Congressman Brooks: Mars Is Next 'Giant Leap' for America's Space Program

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the office of Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks:Following the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, today the Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Committee held a special LIVE QandA with astronauts ... [Published HighBeam Research - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Astronaut Uses Social Media to Bridge the Gap Between Space and Earth

Reid Wiseman ‏@astro_reid Jul 3Hurricane #Arthur has grown an eye since we last met. pic.twitter.com/HBJoDrcNxQWhen you go on vacation or take a weekend excursion, you may have the urge to share that with your friends and family. But can you imagine ... [Published PSFK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Sarafin receives top Clarkson University Award for young alumni

POTSDAM, N. Y. -- Michael Sarafin of Houston, a NASA flight director, has received the Woodstock Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University.Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian researcher concludes four-month NASA-funded Mars simulation

For Ross Lockwood, a trip to Hawaii just isn’t the same as the rest of us.While most Canadians visit the Pacific islands for a relaxing week on pristine beaches and adventure through lush vegetation, the B.C.-born experimental physicist PhD candidate ... [Published Metro Canada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 3 reports

Astronauts Preparing for Asteroid Mission in Underwater Lab

Four US astronauts have been reportedly living 19 meters underneath the surface to prepare for an asteroid mission. The astronauts are actually undergoing a training program to learn to perform daily routine living on an asteroid and taking samples from ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Do we need to go back to the moon?

In 1969 schoolboys were excitedly looking forward to the Apollo moon landing. Neil Armstrong, pictured inside the lunar module, made the "giant leap for mankind." Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin walks on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Android in the final frontier: How NASA is using Google’s Project Tango up in space

Google’s Project Tango isn’t something you can buy yet, but it’s so much smarter and more advanced than the smartphone in your pocket that NASA is blasting it up into space.The technology in Project Tango is designed to allow phones to map their environment ... [Published PC World - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: NASA, Infrared, Smartphone
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Samantha and Alexander during training at JSC

ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti (left) and Russian astronaut Alexander Samokutyaev (right) during training, at the Building 9’s Space Vehicle Mockup Facility (SVMF). at the NASA's Johnson Space Center, on 2 July 2014.The training catalog includes ... [Published European Space Agency - Jul 28 2014]

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For Tilley, the convention was "a reminder that comics create community. It was inspiring (and a little overwhelming) to see so many people gathered in one spot to celebrate — each in his or her own way — this fabulous medium. Comics can entertain, educate, inspire and more."
"Opportunity has driven farther than any other wheeled vehicle on another world" JPL's Mars Exploration Rover Project Manager John Callas said in a statement this week, according to Reuters
"Smartphone growth is now slowing down and people want to find something to be the next smartphone. I am now designing a robot to be the next communication device. It will be able to talk like a phone. It can move, but it will also have a touch screen and act like a small computer."
...with delight, and as part of Team Destiny, Smith had to simulate two missions (Shuttle and Orion), one of them aboard a virtual space shuttle. "My role as a mission specialist within the shuttle was to operate eight different control boards" she explains

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[tt] (NS Archive) Soldiers, Spies and the Moon:... [Published TranshumanTech - 8 hours ago]
(Thanks, Neal Lamb - TR) [ http://www2.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB479/ ] (... links deleted ...) [13][thumb.jpg]Figure 1-23, "View from Flight Simulator" from [14]Document 1. Soldiers, Spies and the Moon: Secret U.S. and Soviet Plans from the ...
Senator Denies Climate Change On Senate Floor A... [Published Think Progress - 16 hours ago]
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) rips into Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) for blocking a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change. CREDIT: CSPAN Here at ClimateProgress, we spend a lot of time debunking politicians who deny ...
On Washington's Ukrainian Fiasco: "Who Is The R... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 29 2014]
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog , In just 800 words Pat Buchanan exposes the sheer juvenile delinquency embodied in Washington’s current Ukrainian fiasco. He accomplishes this by reminding us of the sober restraint that governed ...
53 People Who Perfectly Capture The Insanity Of... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 29 2014]
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Hitchhiking robot journeys alone across Canada ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 28 2014]
Armed with little more than a primitive ability to beg for rides, a Canadian robot aiming to hitchhike from Halifax to Victoria has already made it to the Quebec border in its first 24 hours. Now, hitchBOT — a device constructed from a plastic bucket, ...
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