Cosmonaut

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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 5 reports

Sending manned mission to Mars is 'absolutely necessary' for the survival of the human race, Nasa chief says

US space programme launched ambitious plans to land on planet by 2030 Head Charles Bolden said it was needed 'If this species is to survive'Also announced plans to lasso an asteroid and send it into moon's orbit Sending a manned mission to Mars is 'necessary ... [Published Mail Online UK - 47 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Nasa launches twin astronauts study

The links between identical twins have long been the subject of scientific debate and experiment, but Nasa is taking the study to new levels – 230 miles above Earth, to be exact.In a bid to learn about the effects of microgravity on the human body, the ... [Published BT.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

This fireball seen over California and Nevada in 2012 caused no damage, but impacted the atmosphere with the force of an atomic bomb. NASA/Lisa Warren Happy Earth Day, folks! Now let's take a look at how close Earth -- or at least one of its major cities ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

NASA astronauts mark Earth Day with a slick pass of a microphone

(NASA)It’s Earth Day, so the boys on the International Space Station broke out their festive green polo shirts and said a few words. I only ask that you watch the eyes of the gentleman on the far left. That’s NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio. His eyes ... [Published Washington Post - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Earth Day, NASA, Cosmonaut
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Clayton Anderson talks to local high schoolers

DREAM BIG.. AND SET BIG GOALS. YOU'LL GET THERE. THAT'S THE MESSAGE TODAY FROM RETIRED NASA ASTRONAUT AND NEBRASKA NATIVE CLAYTON ANDERSON. KETV NEWSWATCH UP WITH ANDERSON AS HE MET WITH STUDENTS AT MARIAN HIGH (NATS) MARIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PILED ... [Published KETV.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Astronaut thrills kids

Innovative Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has spoken to one of the widest audiences possible – the planet Earth – but he narrowed that focus considerably last Thursday.Hadfield, former commander of the International Space Station and well-known for ... [Published Salmon Arm Observer - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Astronaut brings out-of-this-world lesson into classroom

DECATUR -- Some students had an out-of-this-world guest Tuesday. Dennis Lab Middle School welcomed astronaut Fred Haise. He's one of only 24 people to have flown an Apollo mission.The 80-year old was supposed to walk on the moon during his Apollo 13 flight, ... [Published WCIA 3 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

NASA's Bolden hits back at critics of asteroid mission 'Get over it'

According to a Tuesday story posted by NBC New s, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden had a harsh and defiant answer to critics of the Obama administration’s abandonment of the moon in favor of an asteroid mission. “Get over it, to be blunt.”Bolden said ... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Cargo Launches To Space Station

Washington, D.C.The SpaceX-3 resupply mission launched to the International Space Station on April 18. Astronaut Steve Swanson sent the image above of SpaceX’s Dragon capsule being grappled by Canadarm2, a robotic arm on the space station.Included in ... [Published WireNews - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 15 reports

Powerful Asteroids Strike Earth with Surprising Frequency (Video)

By Megan Gannon, News EditorDate: 22 April 2014 Time: 10:53 AM ETAn animation released by the B612 Foundation on April 22, 2014, shows how many space rocks have exploded over Earth from 2000 to 2013.CREDIT: B612 FoundationSince the start of the 21st century, ... [Published Space.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Former Astronaut Wants to Save the World – KTRH

KTRHA former astronaut says the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a ‘city-killer’ sized asteroid is blind luck. Shuttle veteran Ed Lu says that since 2001, a nuclear weapons warning network has recorded 26 atomic explosions — all but one were asteroids ... [Published Newswatch Magazine - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

'Easter Dragon' Pays a Visit to the Space Station : Discovery News

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday opened the hatch on the SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that arrived Sunday and began unpacking more than two tons of food, science experiments and supplies tucked inside. The first item out was the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]

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Speaking at the Humans to Mars summit in Washington, head of the US space programme Charles Bolden, said: "If this species is to survive indefinitely we need to become a multi-planet species, we need to go to Mars, and Mars is a stepping stone to other solar systems."
"The students also did astronaut training so they were able to experience anti-gravity, and climb up a wall." On a mobile? Download here
"The real power comes in combining them to form an integrated picture of all levels from biomolecular to psychological. We'll be studying the entire astronaut,” said Kundrot."
...the findings from the global network of sensors which listening for nuclear detonations at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, US, Dr Lu said: "While most large asteroids with the potential to destroy an entire country or continent have been detected, less than 10,000 of the more than a million dangerous asteroids with the potential to destroy an entire major metropolitan area have been found by all existing space or terrestrially-operated observatories."

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The Man from Tomorrow: an Interview with Jeff M... [Published Vice UK - 1 hour ago]
Asteroids colliding with Earth cause atomic-sca... [Published Telegraph - 1 hour ago]
Let's keep the space camp generosity rolling [Published St. Albert Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Russia to Test Launch New Angara Rocket June 25 [Published Space Daily - 2 hours ago]
Doomsday Asteroids: 26 Multi-Kilotons Explosion... [Published International Business Times Australia - 2 hours ago]
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Astronauts sound warning on asteroids [Published seattlepi.com - 2 hours ago]
Apollo 13's Fred Haise recounts 'blessed career' [Published Herald & Review - 2 hours ago]
Scott McPherson [Published Gettysburg Times - 3 hours ago]
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Author's visit ends with bubble-blowing contest [Published This Week Dublin - 4 hours ago]
New telescope poised to warn of asteroids years... [Published The Week Magazine - 4 hours ago]
NASA Lays Out Steps for Manned Mars Missions [Published 4 Traders - 5 hours ago]
Two NASA astronauts to replace a computer in sp... [Published Los Angeles Times - 6 hours ago]
Asteroids whack Earth more often than thought [Published ABC Online - 6 hours ago]
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The fresh Rep. of Bel-Air: A guide to the 2014 ... [Published Daily Kos - 6 hours ago]
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Clayton Anderson talks to local high schoolers [Published KETV.com - 7 hours ago]
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The Next ‘City-Killer’ Asteroid Could Be Closer... [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
Asteroids as powerful as atomic bombs may hit the Earth more often than we previously thought. New data shows how and where 26 asteroids collided with our planet from 2000 to 2013, according to research released in a video by the B612 Foundation. ...
Spending Earth Day at the Ground Zero for Clima... [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
We’ve all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh. Nelson is ...
Spending Earth Day at the Ground Zero for Clima... [Published Swampland - 10 hours ago]
We’ve all seen the iconic Blue Marble photo of the earth from space, the image that launched a thousand nature essays, but Bill Nelson and Piers Sellers are among the few people who have enjoyed that perspective on the planet in the flesh. Nelson is ...
Evidence for 26 atom-bomb-scale asteroid impact... [Published EarthSky - 15 hours ago]
At a press conference today (April 22) at the Museum of Flight, three prominent astronauts supporting the B612 Foundation presented a visualization of new data showing evidence for 26 atom-bomb-scale asteroid impacts since 2000. The evidence comes ...
Drought-stricken Wichita Falls is ready to beco... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 15 hours ago]
Pastor Bob McCartney of First Baptist Church tries to love his neighbor as himself. He’s just not thrilled that Wichita Falls will soon have him drinking water that once swirled down his neighbor’s toilet. The Texas city of more than 104,000, suffering ...
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Soyuz docks succesfully, astronauts meet [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 28 2014]
The ANESA tests blood - without a needle [Published Reuters Video: Business - Feb 13 2014]
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Russian cosmonauts take spacewalk to install ca... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jan 27 2014]
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Aspiring Astronaut Crowdfunds for Space-Filled ... [Published Financial Services - Apr 08 2014]
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