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How NASA Will Use 3D Printers in Space

Starting next fall, astronauts on the International Space Station won't have to wait months for replacement parts to be launched from Earth. Instead, …

NASA Rocket Launch Captured In Awe-Inspiring Photo

Mike's awe inspiring imagery melds Thursday night's (Jan. 23) spectacular Atlas V liftoff of NASA's latest Tracking & Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with brilliant star trails, reflecting the Earth's rotation, moving in the crystal clear dark sky overhead and brilliantly …

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Rejoice, Ye Sufferers of Sickness, Whether of Space, Car, or Sea! NASA Has Your Back

<i>The space agency is developing a nasal spray to ease motion sickness.</i>

The Only Camera NASA Ever Brought Back from the Moon Will Soon be Auctioned Off

<b>Update</b>: According to collectSPACE, this might not have been the only camera brought back from the moon. Check out the update at the bottom for …

Months after death, Sally Ride wins honors from White House and NASA

The White House and NASA say they will honor America's first woman in space, Sally Ride, by giving her a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom and putting her name on the camera she helped get installed on the International Space Station.<p>Word of the memorials came as NASA celebrated the late …

Not So Private Space: The SpaceX-NASA Partnership is Blasting Off

<i>The New York Times</i> may have reported that Elon Musk is prepared to send people to Mars “with or without NASA,” but the CEO of Space Exploration …

Google inches closer to leasing NASA hangars, Moffett airfield

Google subsidiary Planetary Ventures will soon be in charge of maintaining and improving a federal airfield.<p>NASA and the US General Services Administration have chosen Planetary Ventures as the "preferred lessee" to manage Moffett Federal Airfield, which sits between Mountain View and Sunnyvale in …

Haunting NASA Video Shows Just How Beautiful Our Sun Really Is

In the frigid month of February, it's easy to forget about that huge ball of fire at the center of Earth's orbit.<p>But a trippy new NASA video shows the sun in all its superheated glory -- from stupendous sun spots and solar flares to vast swirling eruptions that reveal just how violent solar physics …

NASA celebrates Valentine's Day with 'heart-shaped' photographs from space

NASA's Instagram account, over the last couple of days, has spared no visuals, in expressing its undying love for space. It put out an assortment of …

NASA Plans to Grow Plants on the Moon in 2015

NASA just announced plans to grow plants on the moon in 2015 as the first step towards sustaining life on other planets. A group of scientists, …

Blast off homework boredom! See DIY dad's NASA-themed desk for his son

Jeff Highsmith of Raleigh, N.C., is a self-proclaimed “tinkerer extraordinaire.” His monthly video series at Makezine.com, “Making Fun with Jeff Highsmith,” showcases his love of toys, gadgets and imaginative ways to play with them. Past episodes have featured a rear-view hair trimmer and a …

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These NASA Photographs Of This Week's Sun Flare Are Epic

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Black History is NASA History Too

As a former astronaut, I've had the privilege of viewing our planet from the vantage point of space where its serenity and absence of borders belies the truth of what sometimes happens on the ground. And, as a southern-born African American, I have been fortunate to witness tremendous racial …

How NASA Answers Big Questions With Big Data

<i>By Kylie Jane Wakefield</i><p>At any given time, NASA has more than a hundred satellites and devices on Earth and throughout the solar system collecting data. For NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), managing, analyzing, and storing this data is a round-the-clock job.<p>The data that JPL works with is …

Great Big World: NASA Reveals Hundreds of New Planets

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope may be out of commission, but the mission has yielded 715 new confirmed detections of alien worlds — thanks to a new way of looking at the probe's data.<p>The bonanza boosts the number of planets found beyond our solar system to nearly 1,700, said Jack …

NASA discovers 715 new planets

Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once.<p>By way of comparison, about 1,000 planets total had been identified in our galaxy before Wednesday.<p>Four of those planets are in …

Nasa release images to coincide with Gravity Oscar win

After the film Gravity picked up a handful of Oscars, including for best cinematography and best visual effects, Nasa releases images of the real thing

NASA puts its asteroid-moving mission into a video game

An asteroid might have led to the extinction of the dinosaurs, but NASA is gonna make sure the same thing doesn’t happen to the Kerbals.<p>The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is teaming up with developer Squad to add a new mission to the studio’s spaceship-building simulator Kerbal Space …

NASA Launches Rocket Into Aurora, Further Proves Science Is Awesome

A NASA-funded team launched a rocket straight into an Alaskan aurora on March 3, for science.<p>The mission, known as the Ground-to-Rocket …

Mars Flyby Proposed for 2021 NASA Astronaut Mission

A space agency trip around the red planet for astronauts has picked up some supporters in Congress.<p>Mars or bust? A daring mission to send NASA astronauts on a nearly 600-day mission to fly by Mars and Venus in the early 2020s has picked up some fans in the U.S. Congress. (See: "Future of …

Refueling in space could extend satellites’ lives and spacecrafts’ travels

Just as with a car, regular maintenance will extend a satellite’s lifetime and ensure that a problem like running out of fuel doesn’t cut its …

Terrifying Volcanic Lightning Photographed by Martin Rietze | Colossal

<p>Photographer Martin Rietze recently traveled to Japan where he had the incredible opportunity (or near grave misfortune?) of photographing the …

Felix Baumgartner Named People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year – Interview

<b>“I’ve come to realize we all crave inspiration…. People really aren’t that jaded and cynical after all. When we can bring people along to share adventures, they are moved, and the result is amazing. The best part is that one inspiration will trigger the next.</b><p>That’s how we all keep moving …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

(no title)<p>Upon arriving in Los Angeles for their August 23, 1964 concert at the Hollywood Bowl the Beatles discovered their reservations at the …

Fashion Zoo Animals

Barcelona-based graphic artist Yago Partal offers photo manipulations featuring various animals in different outfits, dress from the most stylish …

All-inclusive holiday booking dispute

<b>Caroline Tinner, Hertfordshire, writes</b><p>Last November we booked an all-inclusive beach holiday with Thomson to stay at the Premier Boutique Hotel near Hurghada in Egypt. We booked over the phone, after seeing the deal on the Thomson website, and paid a total of £1,545 for a week.<p>When the paperwork …

Noisy sea and absence of Gary Barlow top list of cruise complaints

Following the widely documented debacle with the Carnival Triumph back in February, cruise companies appear to be seeing the funny side of things again.<p>Online cruise travel agency www.bonvoyage.com has revealed a top ten list of the most bizarre complaints received from their customers during the …

Camping on Cape Cod

Escape the summer crowds on the ever-popular cape by pitching a tent at one of the excellent camping areas, near beaches, bike trails, forests and sand dunes.<p>Summer on ever-popular Cape Cod, Massachusetts conjures up images of traffic-clogged streets and jam-packed beaches. “That's the problem with …

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