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NASA will broadcast launch to the International Space Station live from Times Square next week

New Yorkers and NASA fans looking for a bit of excitement during next Wednesday's spacecraft launch will be able to head into Times Square, where NASA's coverage of the launch will be broadcast over the twin screens beneath its famous New Year's Eve ball. Three crewmembers — including one NASA …

The hybrid solar eclipse – in pictures

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has taken place, switching between a total eclipse (where the moon completely covers the sun) and an annular one (where a halo of sunlight is visible around the moon)

The Three Biggest Aviation Advances From This Year

How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight.<p>RFID Tags<p>A regular addition to cellphones and bank cards, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are creeping into airplane cabins. With tags in life vests, seats, medical kits, and other frequently …

As Mirrors Beam Light To Town, Norwegians Share Patch Of Sun

The small town of Rjukan has long had to make do without sunlight during the cold Norwegian winters.<p>But that changed Wednesday, when the town debuted a system of high-tech mirrors to reflect sunlight from neighboring peaks into the valley below.<p>Rjukan, originally founded 100 years ago as an …

Report on sports concussions in kids calls for more study

As American children play team sports in greater numbers and with growing intensity, their risk of getting a<p>concussionhas grown but the science of preventing, diagnosing and treating this increasingly frequent brain injury remains maddeningly incomplete, a group of experts warned Wednesday.<p>Although …

NASA To Fund 3D Space Food Printer; First On The Menu: Pizza

When I was in school for architecture back in the late 90's, 3D printers were state of the art, expensive as all get-out, and really, really finicky to work with. We're not quite at consumer-level pricing yet, but we're already close enough that legislation to stop individuals from 3D-printing …

This 3D Printer Works in Zero Gravity

3D printing is probably the most exciting new technology being developed in the world today, and its scope of influence is not limited to Earth. NASA …

NASA Flies Student Experiments in Low Gravity

NASA will send 14 groups of students and their experiments on a plane that NASA uses to train some of its astronauts for missions in space. The plane …

Falling Into The Sky And Other Tales Of Gravity

For most of us, gravity is the tug that pulls us home.<p>Every time we slip off a ladder or somersault into a swimming pool, we feel the planet pulling us back. Austrian stuntman Felix Baumgartner took this notion to a crazy extreme last year when he stepped off a platform attached to a helium balloon …

Space Agencies Of The World, Unite: The U.N.'s Asteroid Defense Plan

The United Nations General Assembly may approve a plan soon for the world's space agencies to defend the Earth against asteroids.<p>The plan, introduced last week, is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly in December. It would do two things: create an International Asteroid Warning Network so …