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apr 27, 2017<p>NASA 4D-print ‘space chain mail’ to protect astronauts from flying meteorites<p>NASA step into the future of textiles with 4D-printed ‘space …

Space

NASA is running out of spacesuits and it could jeopardize future missions

A new government audit reveals that NASA is running low on spacesuits and new ones might not be available in time.<p>Astronauts have been using the same suits since 1981. The suit were only designed to last 15 years, but NASA was able to extend the lifetime during Shuttle era by returning the suits to …

Space

It’s official: NASA’s new heavy lift rocket won’t launch until 2019

Not quite ready for takeoff<p>This may not come as a total surprise, but NASA has announced it’s delaying the maiden flight of its super-duper powerful rocket. The Space Launch System (SLS)—destined to carry humankind beyond Earth’s orbit, to the moon and Mars—was supposed to launch in late 2018. Now …

Space

NASA’s meteorite-resistant space fabric is like futuristic chainmail

NASA is usually so busy showing off all the awesome stuff it finds out in space that it’s easy to lose track of the cool projects it’s working on …

Space

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Sends Back Stunning Photo Of Earth As Seen From Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft was launched into space in 1997 to study the planet Saturn - and since reaching it's orbit in 2004, it has sent back some …

Space

Your next Lego masterpiece is a $120 NASA Saturn V rocket

Lego has been inspired by NASA lately. Last month, the toymaker paid homage to women who made great contributions to the space agency, and now it's revealing an Apollo Saturn V set that also looks incredible. As seen in the picture above, this rocket stands at a little more than three feet tall and …

Lego

Space: Trump's Least Controversial Frontier

Unlike in other policy areas, the president can pay significant attention to the U.S. space program with little risk of backlash.<p>The first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been no less rife with controversy and political infighting than his campaign. As the new administration settled into …

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Mind-blowing images of space from the Cassini orbiter

Space

It's Official. Humans Are Going to Mars. NASA Has Unveiled Their Mission.

The Mars Mission<p>Humanity has been fascinated by Mars since long before we stepped foot on the Moon. Our planetary neighbor has been the subject of …

Space

Turds in Space: These Transcripts of Conversations from Apollo 10 Mission Reveal Toilet Problems

How astronauts go to the toilet in zero gravity has always interested some. Now it can revealed unwanted difficulties - among them issues of …

Space

I Felt Every Emotion Standing in the Shadows of NASA's Apollo 1 Fire - Motherboard

Have you ever stood in the spot where someone died? These places have an uncanny feel to them. They're oddly peaceful. They're quiet, and powerful, and sad.<p>Last weekend, I stood in a spot where three astronauts had died, the spot where my grandfather had tried to save them: Pad 34, at Cape …

Science

WHAM Photographer Dies Hours After Station Profiles Him | TVSpy

<b>Carl Shuba</b>, a photojournalist at WHAM, the ABC affiliate in Rochester, NY has died. Shuba, a 29-year WHAM veteran photog died not long after the …

Space

Pardon My Vomit: Zero G Ettiquette In the Age Of Space Tourism

It’s a new era for space travel. And if there’s one thing that sets it apart from the previous one, it is the spirit of collaboration that exists …

Space

Augmented reality increases maintenance reliability at a space station

An international project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new augmented reality (AR) tool for the ESA. In the future, …

Augmented Reality

NASA inflatable greenhouse could help feed astronauts on other planets

Why it matters to you<p>The ability to produce food on a sustainable basis will be an essential requirement of the human colonization of other …

Farming

How Kepler saw Neptune

New video from NASA depicting the observations of our solar system’s 8th planet, Neptune, by the famous planet-hunting Kepler telescope.<p>NASA’s …

Astronomy

Earth Observing–1 satellite is retired, leaving a legacy of spectacular imagery

After more than 16 years of operation, NASA's Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) spacecraft was decommissioned on March 30. The EO-1 satellite was a component …

Astronomy

Astronaut Bio: Paul Lockhart 10/2009

<b>PAUL S. LOCKHART (COLONEL, USAF, RET.)<br>NASA ASTRONAUT (FORMER)</b><p><b>PERSONAL DATA:</b> Born April 28, 1956 in Amarillo, Texas, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. …

Military

Astronaut Bio: Jay Apt 06/1997

<b>PERSONAL DATA:</b> Born April 28, 1949, in Springfield, Massachusetts, but considers Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to be his hometown. Married to the former …

Space

Astronauts are baffled by Trump's space travel plans

American astronauts may be walking on Mars in the next eight years, or ideally the next four, if President Donald Trump has his way. But the new timetable has baffled experts in space travel.<p>The surprise announcement — or rather instruction — took place this week during a live video conference …

Space Travel

NASA just got its closest look at Saturn yet — here's what it saw

On April 26, NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft closer to Saturn than ever before. In fact, it's the closest any spacecraft has ever come to Saturn — just 1,900 miles from the beautiful planet's cloud tops.<p>Even more exciting, Cassini has already transmitted images of what it saw from its deepest dive …

Solar System

Saturn 'continues to surprise' as Nasa's Cassini spacecraft shares first view from inside planet's rings

Nasa's Cassini spacecraft sent the closest-ever images of Saturn on Thursday after surviving its first plunge inside the planet's rings, the US space agency said.<p>A stream of pictures showing Saturn's swirling clouds, massive hurricane and odd six-sided vortex weather system were transmitted back to …

Space Exploration

NASA's SLS Rocket Will be Pushed Back to 2019

This means the program will miss its initial deadline by 3 years.<p>NASA's flagship Space Launch System (SLS), a next-generation rocket that could potentially take humans to Mars or back to the Moon, looks to be delayed until at least 2019. A critical report by the U.S. Government Accountability …

Science

What Makes Spacesuits Stay Flexible in Space?

It’s only the design of a really good spacesuit that will keep an astronaut both safe and mobile in space. If a poorly designed or overly pressurized …

Space

18 photos that show how much fun astronauts have in space

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>French astronaut Thomas Pesquet takes delightful photos of life on the International Space Station.</b>• <b><br>It seems like a ton of fun up there.</b>• <b><br>Astronauts celebrate holidays together, eat food as it floats in the air, and enjoy the cosmic views.</b><p>Becoming an astronaut isn't easy. …

Space

NASA Is Running Out Of Usable Spacesuits With No Replacement In Sight

There is a “significant risk” that NASA’s next-generation spacesuits — meant to be worn by astronauts undertaking deep space missions to Mars and …

Space

Ground Control to Major Tom: The History of the Space Wake-Up Call

There's no better way to start your day—in space.<p><i>Hello Wally, this is Jack Jones</i><p><i>Wally, it's so nice to know you're up where you belong.</i><p><i>All systems go, Wally, you're 4-0, Wally</i><p><i>Tom, all that's Navy Jazz for razzmatazz</i><p><i>You can't go wrong</i><p><i>While the earth's turning, the midnight oil was burning.</i><p><i>Gets you</i> …

Space

Nasa is running out of spacesuits, and it might be about to trigger a disaster

Nasa is running low on spacesuits and might not have a replacement for many years.<p>The agency is quickly running low on the kit, which is absolutely …

Space

Space Junk Could Cause Catastrophic Satellite Collisions, Making Space Travel Impossible

Space has become a literal dumping ground for the aerospace industry and it’s begun to pose a hazard to astronauts and missions. The exponential …

Space

Station Boosts Orbit, Crew Studies Space Effects on Eyes | Space Station

Expedition 51 crew members share a meal inside the Unity module. From left are Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy, Fyodor Yurchikhin and Jack Fischer …

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