NASA

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Name: NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 5 reports

Keep Calm: The Truth About The Huge Solar Flare That Just Missed Earth

Last night, a friend asked me if I had written about the huge solar flare that nearly converted all of us to an Amish lifestyle. It was a story I was familiar with, but I thought it was old news. After all, the huge Coronal Mass Ejection that could have ... [Published Forbes.com - 24 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 3 reports

NASA Needs $460 Million to Start New Rocket System by 2017

There is a good chance that NASA's Space Launch System will miss its planned December test flight, according to a report announced by the Government Accountability Office.Federal auditors have said that NASA does not have enough money to start its new ... [Published Auto World News - 34 mins ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Dry Conditions Causing Massive Underground Water Losses In Colorado River Basin

Image Caption: The Colorado River Basin lost nearly 53 million acre feet of freshwater over the past nine years, according to a new study based on data from NASA’s GRACE mission. This is almost double the volume of the nation's largest reservoir, Nevada's ... [Published Red Orbit - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Solar storm almost knocked Earth 'back to 18th century'

World Bulletin / News DeskNASA has revealed that a powerful solar storm almost knocked modern civilization on planet Earth back to the 18th century in a near-miss in 2012.On July 23, 2012, the Sun experienced the most powerful in 150 years, NASA revealed on ... [Published World Bulletin - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

To Help Mars Rovers Phone Home, NASA Asks For Ideas To Close Looming Communications Gap

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterArtist’s conception of commercial satellites orbiting Mars and beaming information back to Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechRemember during the government shutdown when it looked ... [Published Universe Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Beancounters tell NASA it's too poor to fly planned mega-rocket

Bridging the IT gap between rising business demands and ageing toolsThe US Government Accounting Office (GAO) has told NASA it has a massive funding shortfall for its ambitious Space Launch System (SLS) rocket if the spacecraft has any chance of blasting ... [Published The Register - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Underwater 'Aquanaut' Mission Simulates Life in Space

By Megan Gannon, News EditorDate: 24 July 2014 Time: 05:36 PM ETNASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, two crewmembers on the NEEMO-18 project, collect core samples outside of the Aquarius Reef Base.CREDIT: NASA/NEEMOThere aren't ... [Published LiveScience.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 9 reports

Will the US ever have manned space program again?

In 2017, NASA plans to test its Space Launch System, a rocket system designed for launches into deep space. But the US Government Accountability Office says the project is short on funding. This artist concept provided by NASA shows the launch of the ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 18 reports

Thanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites

If you have access to a 3D printer , you can now output your own space-exploring fleet thanks to NASA. The space agency has posted a library of files for printing a number of space probes, asteroids and Mars' Gale Crater. For the curious, Mars Odyssey, ... [Published Engadget - 21 hours ago]
Entities: 3D Printing, NASA, Satellite
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 6 reports

Sierra Nevada Corp. Completes Risk Reduction, Tech Readiness Level Tests on ‘Dream Chaser’

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed two  NASA  milestone tests on the Dream Chaser spacecraft’s flight hardware systems, moving the program closer to the critical design review phase and first flight, Phys.org reported Thursday .Ken Kremer reports that ... [Published New New Internet - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 7 reports

GAO Warns of Space Launch System Cost and Schedule Risks

SAN FRANCISCO -- In contrast to NASA and industry claims that work on the Space Launch System is on track, a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office released July 23 warned that tight schedules and budgets could delay the first launch of that ... [Published Space News - 23 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, Risk, Confidence Level
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 8 reports

Planetary Defense Mission Planned By NASA

Back in 2010, President Barack Obama cancelled the Constellation Program of NASA, thereby ending all hopes of the United States to return to the moon any time soon. This cancellation did not mark the end of NASA's overall planetary exploration work as ... [Published French Tribune - Jul 24 2014]

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"We are very pleased with this award from NASA " Cliff Caldwell , vice president and general manager of bulk markets and applications for Linde LLC , said in Linde's release. - Eric Strauss
"If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces" Daniel Baker of the University of Colorado recently told NASA’s ScienceScience News
...He adds that "[i]f the eruption had occurred only one week earlier, Earth would have been in the line of fire."

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Aspiring astronauts to design space colony in c... [Published Times Series - 37 mins ago]
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Carbon capture – cheaper than a plant without it [Published Carbon Capture Journal - 51 mins ago]
Mapping Dark Matter 4.5 Billion Light-years Away [Published Universe Today - 54 mins ago]
Wyle to Support NASA Ames Research Center Under... [Published New New Internet - 58 mins ago]
West Virginia and the new economy [Published State Journal - 1 hour ago]
Finding Water On An Alien World Could Be Harder... [Published Forbes.com - 1 hour ago]
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Scientists to Search for Ancient Civilization i... [Published Sofia News Agency - 1 hour ago]
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The world really did come close to disaster in ... [Published The Week Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Centaurus Halo [Published Red Orbit - 1 hour ago]
Dry Conditions Causing Massive Underground Wate... [Published Red Orbit - 1 hour ago]
Solar storm almost knocked Earth 'back to 18th ... [Published World Bulletin - 1 hour ago]
NASA maps Typhoon Matmo's Taiwan deluge [Published EurekAlert! - 1 hour ago]
In 2012, Earth narrowly escaped solar blast so ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
US Federal Business Opportunity: National Aeron... [Published ITbriefing - 1 hour ago]
Colorado River groundwater in "shocking" decline [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - 1 hour ago]
How do we terraform Venus? [Published PhysOrg.com - 1 hour ago]
Delta Aquarids & Alpha Capricornids 2014: Two M... [Published International Business Times UK - 1 hour ago]
Astronomers Fail to Find Water on 3 Exoplanets ... [Published Auto World News - 1 hour ago]
Why you should really take a nap this afternoon... [Published The Week Magazine - 1 hour ago]
EXCL: Madonna's personal trainer shares fitness... [Published ABS-CBN News - 1 hour ago]
Innovation Earth: Bringing NASA Technology Back... [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
My Chat With Neil De Grasse Tyson - And Why "Co... [Published Forbes.com - 2 hours ago]
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In 2012, Earth narrowly escaped solar blast so ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
Back in 2012, the Earth narrowly escaped a solar storm “big enough to knock modern civilization back to the 18th century,” according to a report published by NASA. “If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces,” University of Colorado Professor ...
Colorado River groundwater in "shocking" decline [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - 1 hour ago]
NASA satellite data suggests the effects of the drought in the Southwest are even worse than scientists thought ...
How DreamWorks reinvented animation software to... [Published Venturebeat - 2 hours ago]
Above: DreamWorks Animation's Premo animation tool Image Credit: DreamWorksNOTE: GrowthBeat tickets go up $200 this Friday at 5pm Pacific. VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify ...
Not A Drop [Published Eschaton - 2 hours ago]
Apparently the groundwater is being depleted around the Colorado River Basin , and that doesn't really replenish very fast even if there is rain.In the past nine years, the basin — which covers Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona and ...
Parched West is using up underground water [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 2 hours ago]
Parched West is using up underground water Irvine CA (SPX) Jul 25, 2014 - A new study by University of California, Irvine and NASA scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 ...
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Lake Mead Before and After the Epic Drought [Published Slate Magazine - 3 hours ago]
How Do We Build the Mars Colony of th... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
NASA launches carbon-hunting satellite [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 02 2014]
NASA launches Mars ‘saucer’ prototype [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 29 2014]
Please Hold for the Doctor [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 26 2014]
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3DS at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Spa... [Published 3D Systems Latest News - Jul 17 2014]
NASA Awards Construction Contract at Kennedy Sp... [Published Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
NASA Awards Mission Operations Support Contract... [Published Financial Services - Jul 15 2014]
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Critical to Succe... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 13 2014]
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