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NASA may reveal 'space taxi' company pick for ISS missions today

> NASA will make a major announcement on the future of U.S. human spaceflight today (Sept. 16), and you can watch it live online.> Space agency officials will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), and could unveil the selection of one ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

NASA to Make Major Private Space Taxi Announcement Today: Watch Live

NASA will make a major announcement on the future of U.S. human spaceflight today (Sept. 16), and you can watch it live online. Space agency officials will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT), and could unveil the selection of one or more ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

How to spot the cosmic archer Sagittarius in the sky

On these late-summer evenings after the sun has set, look low in the southern sky for the classical Archer: the constellation Sagittarius. Although the Archer is often depicted in allegorical star atlases as a centaur (half man, half horse), long ago, ... [Published Mother Nature Network - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Landmark NASA Earth-watching Device Headed for Space Station

By by Miriam Kramer, Staff Writer | SPACE.com  –NASA is gearing up to launch a landmark Earth-watching instrument to the International Space Station this month to help scientists track our planet's weather from space.Called ISS-RapidScat, the new technology ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Europe's Rosetta Mission Picks Its Target on a Comet

A European spacecraft flying alongside a comet in deep space finally has a place to land after a 10-year journey through the solar system.The European Space Agency on Monday unveiled the target landing site on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko for the Philae ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular Auroras from Solar Storms Wow Stargazers (Photos, Video)

Back-to-back eruptions on the sun sparked a geomagnetic storm last week, which generated dazzling auroras over the northern latitudes. Observers from Maine to Sweden sent Space.com amazing photos of the auroral displays. Night sky photographer Mike Taylor ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

LIGO Generations (Trailer)

By | SPACE.com  –Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa. In his former life in corporate America, Kai was founder ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Aurora Borealis Pictures: 16 Photos of Recent Northern Lights

The auora borealis, or northern lights, has been hitting some parts of the world over the past couples days, thanks to a solar storm that was initially sent toward Earth due to a solar flare.The phenomenon produces green lights in the sky, and is one ... [Published Epoch Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Early Aurora Photos from Solar Storm Double Whammy

Skywatchers on the ground are already catching sight of some amazing looking auroras produced by solar material blown out from the sun during two major eruptions this week. Two photos sent in by observers in the United States show curtains of green lights ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Photos of Sun's Major X1.6 Solar Flare (Sept. 10, 2014)

Tariq Malik Tariq joined Purch's Space.com team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became Space.com's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining Space.com, Tariq was a staff reporter ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 6 reports

Major solar flare that erupted towards Earth to be broadcast online

An X-Class solar flare — the most dangerous kind — erupted from the sun toward Earth Wednesday from Active Region 2158. It’s still unclear whether and to what extent the flare will affect power grids, satellites, or radio transmissions on Earth. But ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists Discover Signs of Water Ice Clouds Outside the Solar System

UTCA team of scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science have discovered the first evidence of water ice clouds outside the solar system.Scientists discovered them on a nearby brown dwarf called W0855. At only 7 light-years away, it's the fourth-closest ... [Published Mashable - Sep 11 2014]

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"Today's announcement sets the stage for what promises to be the most ambitious and exciting chapter in the history of NASA and human spaceflight" NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told reporters today. [ SpaceX's Manned Dragon Spaceship in Pictures ]
...About 40 years ago, the late astronomy author George Lovi (1939-1993) pointed out that stargazers could even augment Sagittarius " tea service with a cosmic teaspoon and lemon as well. The teaspoon is made from stars in northern Sagittarius, while the lemon is an alternate rendition of the faint constellation Corona Australis, the SouthernSouthern Crown, which lies directly beneath the Teapot. Now is also the best time to enjoy viewing the summer Milky Way . Although it's never visible from large cities with lights, smoke and haze, it can still be readily viewed from distant suburbs and rural locations."
> According to a NASA statement, today's announcement will discuss "the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States. The agency will make the announcement during a news conference from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida."
"We're really observing a maturing of the space station as an Earth science platform" Julie Robinson, International Space Station program chief scientist, said during a news conference Wednesday (Sept. 8)...

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Europe's Rosetta Mission Picks Its Target on a ... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 15 2014]
LIGO Generations (Trailer) [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 15 2014]
Could You Win A Trip To Space? New Group Aims T... [Published Universe Today - Sep 15 2014]
'J' Marks The Spot For Rosetta's Planned Comet ... [Published NPR - Sep 15 2014]
Rosetta Mission Now Has A Landing Site on Comet [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 15 2014]
Comet’s Head Selected as Landing Site for Roset... [Published Universe Today - Sep 15 2014]
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New Horizons Sights Tiny Pluto Moon As Spacecra... [Published Universe Today - Sep 15 2014]
Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published Spectrum Online - Sep 15 2014]
Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 15 2014]
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Spectacular Aurora Light Up Alaska Skies (Photos) [Published LiveScience.com - Sep 13 2014]
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Solar Storms Strike Earth in One-Two Punch [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 15 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: SDO/NASA Two recent solar eruptions hurled writhing ribbons of magnetic field and plasma at the Earth. Luckily, the planet's own magnetic field helped to deflect most of the energy and limit the ...
What You Need To Know About The Solar Storm Hea... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 11 2014]
A Solar Flare From October 2013NASA/SDO/GSFC On Monday and Wednesday, big solar flares exploded outward from the Sun. Now that plasma is headed for Earth, where the charged particles are expected to cause some mild disruptions to electrical equipment ...
Major solar flare that erupted towards Earth to... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 11 2014]
An X-Class solar flare — the most dangerous kind — erupted from the sun toward Earth Wednesday from Active Region 2158. It’s still unclear whether and to what extent the flare will affect power grids, satellites, or radio transmissions on Earth. But ...
Scientists Discover Signs of Water Ice Clouds O... [Published Mashable! - Sep 11 2014]
A team of scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science have discovered the first evidence of water ice clouds outside the solar system. Scientists discovered them on a nearby brown dwarf called W0855. At only 7 light-years away, it's the ...
US Air Force’s secretive X-37B space plane pass... [Published militaryfeed.com - Sep 05 2014]
An artist’s illustration of the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military’s secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.NASA Marshall ...
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