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First reported 49 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 2 reports

Spacewatch: Supplying the ISS

A Dragon cargo vessel is grappled by the ISS’s robotic arm. Photograph: SpaceX Since the final space shuttle retired in 2011, the only means of flying astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) has been by Russian Soyuz spacecraft. This ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 32 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Astronauts warn of catastrophic asteroid strikes

Three former astronauts are sounding the alarm about the dangers our planet faces from asteroid impacts and how steps must be taken now to protect against a catastrophic asteroid strike.The three astronauts included Ed Lu, who flew into space aboard the ... [Published The Sofia Globe - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

NASA visitor's center looks to donations to display shuttle aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The countdown is underway for a space shuttle training aircraft.A Gulfstream II aircraft used to train space shuttle pilots is the subject of a public fundraiser by the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to assist in its installation at ... [Published Examiner.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Florida Space Center holiday is perfect for any astro-nut ready to blast off into orbit

I’d wanted to know how it feels to blast off into space since childhood. And when the Atlantis Shuttle’s thrusters bellowed into life below me, it was time to find out.I gripped my seat so tightly my knuckles were white as an American voice counted down ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Donate $10K to Rocket Center campaign, fly with 5-time shuttle astronaut in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Donate at least $10,000 to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center's Shuttle Training Aircraft crowdfunding campaign, and fly with five-time shuttle astronaut Robert "Hoot" Gibson during a one-hour tour of Huntsville.That's the latest perk ... [Published Huntsville Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts new life

Reporting from KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla.It was the type of weather that would have scrubbed a space shuttle launch.The rain was relentless. Water streamed down Dennis Jenkins' glasses, dripping off the tip of his nose, as he surveyed the scrap yard not ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

The Space Sorority

The NOAA head, former NASA astronaut, and TIME 100 honoree is one of 57 women who have been to space. See some of the other members of the great space sorority.The first man on the moon was a character in popular culture decades—even centuries, perhaps—before ... [Published Time - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Remembering the Space Shuttle

ODE TO THE SPACE SHUTTLEI missed my last chance to circle earthThese deeds of men are not to be applaudedWhile naysayers trumpet the cost of the journeyNever to understand its irresistible attractionThat pull of the unknown so strongIt’s gravity tugs ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - 12 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Deciphering Buran, The Soviet Space Shuttle

There are countless magazine articles and websites that pit the American Space Shuttle against the little-known Soviet version, and declare a winner…usually the Soviets. This is NOT that kind of story. I understand that deep-seated national rivalries ... [Published Tested - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Mission to Mars is necessary for "survival of human race'

A manned mission to Mars is necessary for our ‘species is to survive’, says NASA chief Charles Bolden as he plots a three-step plan to land humans on the red planet by 2030.To achieve this stellar ambition, Mr Bolden, head of the US space programme and ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Eccentric Architecture: Space Shuttle Replica Built on Top of Chinese Roof

This space shuttle replica added on top of a roof in Guangdong province, China is taking off in the news worldwide. According to Chinanews.com , the unconventional “extension” belongs to  Huang Yuzhan , a 60 year-old farmer who decided his house should ... [Published Freshome.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Earth’s odds of getting slammed by an asteroid are a lot higher than we think

How often, really, do you stop and take the time to be grateful that your entire city hasn’t been wiped out by an asteroid? According to new research, 26 asteroids made it to Earth between 2000 and 2013, so, just saying, maybe you ought to once in a while. ... [Published Salon - Apr 23 2014]

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...more than a minute when astronauts use it to practice a space shuttle approach," explained NASA's Steve Siceloff at the Kennedy Space Center. "It’s as close as anyone can get to experiencing a shuttle landing without becoming an astronaut -- and what a ride it is."
...Rocket Center's plan to exhibit a Shuttle Training Aircraft is a wonderful project and one that I am happy to support," Gibson said in a statement. "The STA is an important piece of the space shuttle legacy, one that many astronaut pilots are fond of."
...Grunsfeld, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate and an astronaut who flew on three of the servicing missions to Hubble. "I know millions of people visiting the museum will come by and will be stimulated by the images and the exhibit."
...to give up facilities, we're trying to empty out facilities," said Bob Sherouse, who is overseeing the distribution of NASA's shuttle leftovers. "We would rather find someone that wanted something than sell it off for scrap."

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Spacewatch: Supplying the ISS [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 32 mins ago]
Spacewatch: Supplying the ISS [Published Guardian.co.uk - 49 mins ago]
Astronauts warn of catastrophic asteroid strikes [Published The Sofia Globe - 1 hour ago]
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1812: The War No One Wants to Commemorate [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
1812: The War No One Wants to Commemorate [Published Swampland - 2 hours ago]
Why Steve McQueen Is One of the TIME 100 [Published TIME.com - 3 hours ago]
NASA visitor's center looks to donations to dis... [Published Examiner.com - 4 hours ago]
Florida Space Center holiday is perfect for any... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Donate $10K to Rocket Center campaign, fly with... [Published Huntsville Times - 5 hours ago]
Hubble Space Telescope Instruments Star in New ... [Published Space.com - 5 hours ago]
His Endeavour: Giving old shuttle parts new life [Published Orlando Sentinel - 8 hours ago]
The Green Heroes of the TIME 100 [Published Time - 10 hours ago]
The Green Heroes of the TIME 100 [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
Government of Canada Awards Contract for Canada... [Published PR inside - 10 hours ago]
Russia Tries to Advance an Alternative to GPS [Published The Georgian Times - 10 hours ago]
The Space Sorority [Published Time - 10 hours ago]
Remembering the Space Shuttle [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - 12 hours ago]
Hubble peers deep into universe's history [Published Tennessean - 13 hours ago]
Sharing Cybersecurity Strategies [Published GRC-Daily - 16 hours ago]
Manned mission to Mars necessary for our specie... [Published Topnews.in - 16 hours ago]
ATK to Exhibit at USA Science & Engineering Fes... [Published Individual.com - 16 hours ago]
747 shuttle carrier makes big move to Space Cen... [Published Aerotech News and Review - 16 hours ago]
Saudi Arabian prince promotes Nelson-Atkins exh... [Published KansasCity.com - 16 hours ago]
Middle-schooler chats with former NASA astronaut [Published Woodstock Independent - 17 hours ago]
PARI Hosts Annual Space Day Open House – Rosman NC [Published Transylvania Times - 20 hours ago]
Deciphering Buran, The Soviet Space Shuttle [Published Tested - 23 hours ago]
Special ‘Gravity,’ ‘Frozen Sing-A-Long’ Screeni... [Published The Newtown Bee - Apr 23 2014]
Eccentric Architecture: Space Shuttle Replica B... [Published Freshome.com - Apr 23 2014]
SpaceX takes a step towards rocket reuse [Published The Hindu - Apr 23 2014]
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1812: The War No One Wants to Commemorate [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Selling the burning of Washington to Washingtonians turns out to be not so easy. More Is Today Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday? Maybe The History of Technology, as Told in Wacky British Pathé Newsreels Men Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation ...
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Selling the burning of Washington to Washingtonians turns out to be not so easy. More Is Today Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday? Maybe The History of Technology, as Told in Wacky British Pathé Newsreels Men Charged With Toppling Ancient Rock Formation ...
Why Steve McQueen Is One of the TIME 100 [Published TIME.com - 3 hours ago]
To a half-century of moviegoers and TV fans, the name Steve McQueen meant a terse cowboy with squinty blue eyes. He starred in The Magnificent Seven and Bullitt, loved racing motorcycles and fast cars and died of cancer at 50, in 1980. More Third Hobbit ...
The Green Heroes of the TIME 100 [Published TIME.com - 10 hours ago]
It’s that time of year again. The TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world is officially out, and while boldface names like Beyoncé, Pope Francis and Robert Redford will get most of the attention, there’s also a surprising number of ...
From Space Race to Open Space [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 21 2014]
SOURCE: Boeing DESCRIPTION: Read the story on Boeing.com . Environmental project manager Art Lenox leads the team conducting soil and groundwater investigations as part of Boeing’s remediation program at Santa Susana, Calif., a 2,850-acre (1,150-hectare) ...
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Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana Ava... [Published Auto & Transportation - Nov 19 2013]
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