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Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

Air Force Col. Steven Nagel joined NASA in 1978 and flew four space shuttle missions, logging more than 700 hours in space. He retired from the space agency in 2011. Nagel died of cancer on Thursday. NASA hide captioni toggle caption NASAAstronaut Steven ... [Published NPR - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Milky Way ‘Stars’ in Summer Blockbuster Night Sky

Summertime is the best season to see the Milky Way, our home galaxy, arcing high in the sky at around 10:30 at night.While the dusty streak of stars used to be easy to find any moonless night, today’s skies are cluttered with lights unless one is far, ... [Published Indian Country Today Media Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Russian Scientists Discover Marine Life in Space

By | IB Times  –Russian scientists have claimed to have discovered traces of marine life on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS).Vladimir Solovyev, head of the Russian ISS orbital mission, told Russian news agency Itar-Tass that tiny ... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

On Liking Everything On Facebook

[facebook] I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me … ‘My News Feed took on an entirely new character in a surprisingly short amount of time. After checking in and liking a bunch of stuff over the course of an hour, ... [Published LinkMachineGo - 8 hours ago]
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First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Searching for Exoplanets & Funds

By Elizabeth Howell, Space.com Contributor   |   August 23, 2014 12:24am ET Lick Observatory is an astronomical research facility in California that has been in operation since 1888. Astronomers at Lick are searching for planets outside the solar system, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 10 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Gallery: Hakuto's Tethered Lunar Rovers

Artist's impression of the Hakuto rover on the surface of the Moon. Follow all of the Expert Voices issues and debates — and become part of the discussion…Read More » — on Facebook, Twitter and Google +. The views expressed are those of the author and ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Bringing the Universe to Life

Kelen Tuttle is a writer and editor for the Kavli Foundation. This piece was adapted from one[1] on the Kavli website. Tuttle contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights[2]. On a dark screen, a point of light suddenly appears. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
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First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Japanese Team Hakuto Shoots for the Moon

Takeshi Hakamada is CEO of ispace Inc. and team leader of Hakuto. He contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights[1]. Hakuto is the only Japanese team participating in the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE competition. Our name ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Watch A ‘Jellyfish Of Fire’ Created On The International Space Station

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterReid Wiseman, NASA astronaut and part-time master of Vine videos , has done it again. This time he’s showing off a flame experiment on the International Space Station called the ... [Published Universe Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 4 reports

Microbial life found on Space Station

A new report claims that Russian scientists have discovered traces of marine life living on the exterior of the International Space Station.Vladimir Solovyev, the official in charge of Russia's ISS segment, told the news agency Itar-Tass that tiny plankton ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Star Explosion's Strange Shape Revealed in 3D (Video)

A double-lobed star explosion seen by the Hubble Space Telescope has a more complicated backstory than astronomers ever imagined, according to a 3D model of the ill-fated star's eruption.A 3D model of the Homunculus Nebula in Eta Carinae — some 7,500 ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

NASA Wants to Send Rats on 3 Month ISS Journey

NASA is preparing to send rats to the International Space Station (ISS) for a longer duration of up to three months to try understanding the long-term effects of micro-gravity on living organisms.Usually shuttle missions involving rats only last a week ... [Published Auto World News - Aug 22 2014]

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"It will always be my honor to know Steve," says Brian Kelly, director of Flight Operations . "He blessed our lives in many ways. His humor, positive approach to life, and constant smile is something we will all cherish. His service to our great nation and NASA is inspirational."
"That's what they were taking samples for. I don't know where all the sea plankton talk is coming from."
"Our model indicates that this vast shell of gas and dust has a more complex origin than is generally assumed" Thomas Madura, a team member who is a postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said in a statement...
"This will allow animals to be studied for longer period of time on space station missions" said Julie Robinson, NASA's chief scientist for the space station

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On Liking Everything On Facebook [Published LinkMachineGo - 8 hours ago]
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Japanese Team Hakuto Shoots for the Moon [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
Bringing the Universe to Life [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
Curiosity Skips Drilling, Resumes Mount Sharp T... [Published Universe Today - 16 hours ago]
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Jupiter, Venus and Moon Form Cosmic Triangle Be... [Published Yahoo! News - 22 hours ago]
Thigh Bone On Mars Spotted In New Photo, Scient... [Published Inquisitr - 23 hours ago]
Cell-Like Structure in Mars Meteorite May Indic... [Published Inquisitr - Aug 22 2014]
Star Explosion's Strange Shape Revealed in 3D (... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 22 2014]
Microbial life found on Space Station [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 22 2014]
Watch A ‘Jellyfish Of Fire’ Created On The Inte... [Published Universe Today - Aug 22 2014]
Pluto Spacecraft Planning? New Map Of Neptune’s... [Published Universe Today - Aug 22 2014]
NASA Wants to Send Rats on 3 Month ISS Journey [Published Auto World News - Aug 22 2014]
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Life in space? Russian cosmonauts think they've... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 22 2014]
Rosetta Moving Closer to Comet 67P Hunting for ... [Published Universe Today - Aug 22 2014]
Russians Report 'Sea Plankton' Growing on Inter... [Published Auto World News - Aug 21 2014]
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Did Cosmonauts Discover Plankton On The Interna... [Published Red Orbit - Aug 21 2014]
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On Liking Everything On Facebook [Published LinkMachineGo - 8 hours ago]
[facebook] I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me … ‘My News Feed took on an entirely new character in a surprisingly short amount of time. After checking in and liking a bunch of stuff over the course of an hour, ...
Russian Cosmonauts Report Sea Plankton On The O... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 21 2014]
Plankton In Space?“Guys, let us in, it’s cold out here.”NASA Cosmonauts have apparently discovered plankton and other microorganisms on the outside of the International Space Station’s windows, according to an announcement from a Russian official.  ...
What Happens When You Like Absolutely Everything [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 16 2014]
by Dish Staff Matt Honan went on a 48-hour “campaign of conscious liking, to see how it would affect what Facebook showed me”: I liked one of my cousin’s updates, which he had re-shared from Joe Kennedy, and was subsequently beseiged with Kennedys ...
The Sharpest-Yet Satellite Images Of Earth To G... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 14 2014]
WorldView-3 Ready for LaunchBall Aerospace Finer-than-ever satellite images may soon be available to anyone in the U.S. who's willing to pay for them. This is a development that depends on both technology—the ability to see stuff that small from space—and ...
Dave Brody explains comet mission [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 12 2014]
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