Stephanie Slaughter

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NASA certifies first 3D printer for use in space

<b>News:</b> a 3D printer approved by NASA will be flown to the International Space Station next year so astronauts can print components, tools and …

World’s largest gamma-ray telescope to be built in Russia’s Buryatia

IRKUTSK, July 29 (Itar-Tass) - Astrophysicists from the Irkutsk State University have begun the construction of the world’s largest gamma-ray …

ALMA - the birth of a giant telescope

<i>Every time we see an image taken by a space or ground telescope, we mostly hear about the image itself and not the tool that took it, and which</i> …

Bolden courts Asian powerhouses for asteroid missions

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is continuing his attempts to gain additional international collaboration for the Agency’s Near Earth Asteroid …

ESA sets sights on small spaceplane following key trial of technology demonstrator

A European Space Agency bid to develop a small, reusable spaceplane in the 2017-2018 timeframe is on track for a summer 2014 launch to test key …

What Happens to Your Skin in Space

Thought good old Commander Hadfield already taught you everything there is to know about space livin'? Shame on you—there's always more to learn. …

Finding ISON

At 4 a.m. Artyom Novichonok and Vitali Nevski were still wide awake.The early hour was not so unusual for astronomers – a nocturnal bunch, out of …

Astronomy