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Moon and Mercury Shine Together in Amateur Photo

FOLLOWBy Nina Sen, Space.com ContributorDate: 23 April 2014 Time: 03:49 PM ETVictor C. Rogus of Jadwin, Mo. captured this image of a 4 percent illuminated moon in conjunction with the planet Mercury at roughly 6 a.m. local time on Feb. 27, 2014. He used ... [Published Space.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 1 reports

Amateur Astronomers Capture Magnificent Mix of Celestial Delights in Amazing Photo

FOLLOWby Nina Sen, Space.com ContributorDate: 23 April 2014 Time: 02:50 PM ETThe Cone Nebula (left of center), the Christmas Tree star cluster (top of the tree next to the Cone Nebula) and the Fox Fur Nebula (center) are located roughly 2700 light years ... [Published Space.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 1 reports

US Astronauts Taking Spacewalk to Fix Space Station Today: Watch Live

By Tariq Malik, Managing EditorDate: 23 April 2014 Time: 08:54 AM ETNASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson don their spacesuits with the help of Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (in blue) on April 23, 2014 ahead of a 2.5-hour spacewalk to ... [Published Space.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Mars Missions Could Make Humanity a Multi-Planet Species, NASA Chief Says

By Miriam Kramer, Staff WriterDate: 23 April 2014 Time: 06:41 AM ETThis artist's concept of a future Mars mission shows astronauts near a lander on the Red Planet.CREDIT: NASA/Pat Rawlings, SAICIn order for humanity to survive into the distant future, ... [Published Space.com - 11 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Asteroid hunting group says powerful asteroids strike Earth surprisingly often

Since the start of the 21st century, dozens of incoming asteroids have slammed into Earth , some of them packing far more energy than a city-destroying atomic bomb, a new animation illustrates.The visualization was released in honor of Earth Day by the ... [Published Mother Nature Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Spacewalk Photos: NASA Astronauts Replace Dead Space Station Computer (April 23, 2014)

FOLLOWBy Space.com StaffDate: 23 April 2014 Time: 10:10 AM ETNASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson don their spacesuits with the help of Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata (in blue) on April 23, 2014 ahead of a 2.5-hour spacewalk to replace ... [Published Space.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

US Leading the Path to Mars: NASA Chief Charles Bolden

Charles Bolden is the NASA administrator. He contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights[1] Last week, the solar system put on quite a show. An alignment of Earth, moon and sun produced a rare and spectacular blood-moon lunar ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Continues Through Week (Video)

The Lyrid meteor shower peaked early Tuesday morning and is expected to continue throughout the week, with Space.com featuring live webcam video footage of the shooting stars. ... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: New Documentary Follows the Hunt for Gravitational Waves

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter[embedded content]A newly released documentary brings you behind the scenes in the hunt for gravitational waves. The 20-minute film, called “ LIGO, A Passion for Understanding ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Low-Cost' Folding Telescope Under Development at DARPA

The Membrane Optical Imager for Real-Time Exploitation (MOIRE) is in Phase 2 of ground testing. If it ever reaches orbit. the telescope is billed as lighter than conventional designs and able to get high-definition pictures of Earth from geosynchronous ... [Published Mashable - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Lyrid meteor shower expected to light up skies late Monday night, early Tuesday morning

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- The Lyrids, a meteor shower that arrive every year from April 16 to April 26, are expected to peak late tonight and into Tuesday morning.The meteors that splash into the Earth's atmosphere and light up the night sky every ... [Published UPI - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Wyoming Landslide Speeds Up - Splits House | Video

NETWORK TopTenREVIEWS Tom’s Guide LAPTOP Tom’s Hardware BusinessNewsDaily Tom’s IT Pro SPACE.com LiveScience ... [Published LiveScience.com - Apr 21 2014]
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...The asteroid that exploded over Chelyabinsk , Russia, injured more than 1,000 people, and "taught us that asteroids of even [66-foot] size can have substantial effect" Lu says
...former NASA astronaut Ed Lu, who started the B612 Foundation in 2002 with fellow astronaut Rusty Schweickart and colleagues, said in a statement. "Because we don't know where or when the next major impact will occur, the only thing preventing a catastrophe from a 'city-killer' sized asteroid has been blind luck." The B612 Foundation is trying to build a privately funded infrared space telescope to find dangerous asteroids when they are still millions of miles...
"I feel pretty strongly that we've sorted out the root cause and that our suits are in good shape" Suffredini said
"We will soon be transitioning to liftoff with legs stowed against the side of the rocket and then extending them just before landing" SpaceX wrote in a description of the video

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Watch Live As Astronauts Conduct Urgent Spacewa... [Published Universe Today - 9 hours ago]
SpaceX Video Captures Amazing Reusable Rocket T... [Published Space.com - 11 hours ago]
Mars Missions Could Make Humanity a Multi-Plane... [Published Space.com - 11 hours ago]
NASA Chief Doubles Down on Mars, Asteroid Missi... [Published DailyMe.Com - 19 hours ago]
US Military hopes AI autopilot can replace flig... [Published Russia Today - Apr 22 2014]
NASA Chief Doubles Down on Mars, Asteroid Missions [Published PC Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
Photos: SpaceX's Amazing Falcon 9 Reusable Rock... [Published Space.com - Apr 22 2014]
Boeing X-37B Nearing 500 Days in Space [Published Flight Journal - Apr 22 2014]
Pat Robertson: Asteroid could destroy Earth as ... [Published MySanAntonio - Apr 22 2014]
XCOR Aerospace Hires Private Spaceflight Pionee... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Apr 22 2014]
Former Astronaut Wants to Save the World – KTRH [Published Newswatch Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
Red Planet Roadmap: DC Conference Eyes Manned M... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
Powerful Asteroids Strike Earth with Surprising... [Published Space.com - Apr 22 2014]
NASA Needs Your Earth Day Selfies [Published Auto World News - Apr 22 2014]
Space History Photo: M2-F3 In-Flight Launch fro... [Published Space.com - Apr 22 2014]
How Far Is A Light Year in Miles Or Kilometers? [Published Universe Today - Apr 22 2014]
Potentially dangerous asteroids could wipe out ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 22 2014]
Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday, Continues Th... [Published NewsMax.com - Apr 22 2014]
Top Stories: Korean Ferry Sinking; How That Sto... [Published NPR - Apr 22 2014]
M33: Facts About the Triangulum Galaxy [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
US Leading the Path to Mars: NASA Chief Charles... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 22 2014]
A National Park to be Built on the Moon, Plus O... [Published International Business Times Canada - Apr 22 2014]
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Astronomers find the first solid candidate for ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 17 2014]
The search for extraterrestrial life begins with the assumption that it would require a homeworld broadly similar to Earth in a few key characteristics.  One of these is temperature, so astronomers estimate a "habitable zone" radiating out from each ...
NASA got some great photos of the Blood Moon [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 16 2014]
NASA got some great photos of last night’s (this morning’s) “Blood Moon” that occurred during the total eclipse of the moon (that those of us on the east coast missed because of the clouds). The photos were taken by a Johnson Space Center employee, ...
Total Lunar Eclipse Visible in North America To... [Published Firedoglake - Apr 15 2014]
  Many residents of North America, and a few in South America, will be able to see a total lunar eclipse tonight — the first of 2014. Here’s astronomer Michelle Thaler from Nasa’s Goddard Space Center explaining more. A lunar eclipse late Monday ...
SpaceX to Test Reusable Rocket During ISS Resup... [Published Mashable! - Apr 14 2014]
It's an audacious plan, the odds of success are low, but SpaceX is going to do it anyway: The private spaceflight company founded by billionaire Elon Musk will launch a rocket with landing legs into orbit Monday, then try to bring part of it back ...
Four Blood Moons: Tetrad Eclipse Sign of Apocal... [Published Politisite - Apr 13 2014]
There has been a lot of interest recently in an upcoming series of lunar eclipses that begins April 15. These are usually described as “four blood moons” and taken by some to prophesy upcoming disasters. The total lunar eclipse of April 15 will begin ...
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