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NASA is giving away its vintage-inspired travel posters for free

Mashable - ‎6 hours ago‎
When NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory reached out to Don and Ryan Clark - the design duo behind Invisible Creature - in hopes that they might create custom art for the organization, the pair jumped at the opportunity.
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Meteorite probably didn't kill man in India, NASA says

Fox News - ‎10 hours ago‎
NASA has questioned whether a man was killed by a meteorite in India on Saturday, following multiple reports that the victim died after an object plunged to Earth from space.
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NASA Employees Accuse Space Agency of Banning 'Jesus.' Now, Their Attorney Has a Warning.

TheBlaze.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
A group of NASA employees are accusing officials at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, of banning Jesus' name from a staff e-mail newsletter, with their attorney telling The Church Boys podcast this week why he believes that the space agency ...
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Nasa drawings show how its 325ft Space Launch System will take us to Mars

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Obama has Mars in his sights and famously said it should be possible for astronauts to orbit the red planet by the mid-2030s.
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Mouldy luggage delays Nasa launch of space station cargo

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Nasa and Lockheed decided to unpack the cargo, disinfect all the bags and repack, delaying launch. The Cygnus's liftoff aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket is now scheduled for late March.
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NASA's two eyes on Tropical Cyclone Daya

Phys.Org - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two of NASA's "eyes" have been watching Tropical Cyclone Daya and providing data to forecasters. As Tropical Cyclone Daya continued to move away from La Reunion Island in the Southern Indian Ocean, NASA's RapidScat instrument and NASA's Aqua ...
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NASA Questions Jayalalithaa's Meteorite Death Claim

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
NASA said small meteorites don't start fires or cause explosions when they hit the ground. “To form a crater the size of what has been posted online would have required a meteorite of at least several kilograms,” NASA said. “While more details are ...
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NASA Prepares Orion Spacecraft for Its First Big Mission

ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Orion space capsule is expected one day to carry astronauts to Mars, but for now, NASA is busy getting the vessel ready for its first big exploration mission to the moon.
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NASA's asteroid mission isn't dead—yet

Ars Technica - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Even after searching for a couple of years, scientists couldn't find a suitable asteroid that came close enough to Earth for astronauts to reach it in a timely manner, and the Orion vehicle NASA was building could only support a crew for 21 days in ...

NASA putting humans on Mars (virtually)

GCN.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
It will be at least a decade before a human steps foot on Mars, according to NASA, but the agency is giving people the opportunity to explore the Red Planet without leaving their own homes.
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NASA Takes One Giant Leap Toward Completing the James Webb Space Telescope

Architectural Digest - ‎2 hours ago‎
When the Hubble Space Telescope launched into orbit in 1990, history was made. Through the images it sent back to Earth, scientists at NASA were able to better understand the universe. Twenty-six years later, and NASA is back with more exciting news ...
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Experience Mars in 360 Degrees With This New NASA Video

TIME - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NASA made it much easier to explore Mars this week when the agency released a video featuring a 360-degree view of the planet.

Local Students Cook up a Challenge for NASA Astronauts

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
HAMPTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Langley Research Center will host a taste-testing panel for the 2nd annual HUNCH (High schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) Culinary Challenge Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 11:45 ...

NASA tests experimental 18-propeller wing in step towards new electric aircraft

RT - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
“Researchers have used the testbed to measure lift, drag, pitching moment and rolling moment that can validate research tools,” Sean Clarke, Sceptor's co-principal investigator at NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, said in a statement.
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Epic Discovery: "Gravitational Waves Detected from Colliding Black Holes" (NASA/LIGO)

The Daily Galaxy (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
"With this discovery, we humans are embarking on a marvelous new quest: the quest to explore the warped side of the universe—objects and phenomena that are made from warped spacetime.
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Could NASA be lying to us about huge UFO orbiting asteroid near the Earth?

Mirror.co.uk - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NASA has said this disc-shaped object orbiting an asteroid very near Earth is nothing but a small moon. But UFO enthusiasts have accused the space agency of lying and have insisted the UFO is actually a space ship.
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NASA to Decide Fate of Troubled Mars Lander Next Month

Space.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
NASA announced in December that its InSight lander, which is designed to probe the interior structure of Mars, would not be ready to blast off in March as originally planned because of a leak in the vacuum container surrounding one its key instruments.
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Taraji P. Henson to Play NASA Math Genius in New Film

The Root (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Henson will play the role of Katherine Johnson, a NASA math genius who, along with her colleagues Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, were the black women responsible for helping astronaut John Glenn with his space mission during the 1960s.

NASA Moving Forward on X-Planes Development Project

Aviation International News - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA is requesting a 24-percent bump in its aeronautics research budget to move ahead in developing a series of x-planes that would enable large-scale testing of both supersonic and subsonic technologies.

NASA's crazy 18-propeller wing test looks like a scene out of Mad Max

The Verge - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
If it looks like the Doof Warrior from Mad Max: Fury Road should be riding on top, wielding a flamethrower-guitar hybrid while Max and Furiosa haul ass through the wastelands, I can't disagree with you.
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