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A Beautiful Planet: Shooting IMAX Is Hard Enough on Earth. In Space, It's Preposterous

WIRED - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Auroras, nightscapes, and outer-space bagpipe solos are three highlights of the new IMAX film A Beautiful Planet. It was shot from the International Space Station.NASA. The IMAX 3D movie A Beautiful Planet hits theaters tomorrow, on April 29. The film ...
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SpaceX: Shooting for Mars in 2 years

CNBC - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
"Building on an existing no-funds-exchanged collaboration with SpaceX, NASA will provide technical support for the firm's plan to attempt to land an uncrewed Dragon 2 spacecraft on Mars," a NASA spokesperson said in the Wednesday statement.
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Astronaut Moviemakers Share Their Views of a Beautiful Planet

Scientific American - ‎11 hours ago‎
Astronauts—not cinematographers—captured the stunning visuals in the new IMAX movie, A Beautiful Planet: gorgeous views of Earth shot from the International Space Station (ISS), often with parts of the station visible in the frame. Sweeping vistas of ...
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SpaceX Announces a 2018 Mission to Mars

Popular Mechanics - ‎11 hours ago‎
SpaceX is shooting to send a Dragon capsule lander to Mars in just two years. ​​ ... Last year, a research team from the NASA Ames Research Center came up with an idea to use a modified SpaceX Dragon capsule to send a sample return mission to Mars.
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Lyrid meteor shower 2016: Still time to catch a few shooting stars - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
A meteor shower is named according to the constellation from which it appears to originate, according to NASA. In this case, the meteors appear to come from a point in the constellation Lyra and the star Vega.
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NASA Astronauts Prepare for Flight on Commercial Spacecraft

Sci-Tech Today - ‎13 hours ago‎
SpaceX is shooting for Mars. Elon Musk, the company's billionaire founder and chief executive, announced Wednesday via Twitter that he plans to send a Dragon capsule to land on the red planet as early as 2018.
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Just what the docs ordered: Hot Docs festival features expanded form and function

National Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
And then there's Operation Avalanche, a feature film about a team of CIA agents (director Johnson and others) in 1967 who infiltrate NASA to find the identity of a Soviet spy by posing as documentary filmmakers.
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Mark Kelly: America's Gun Laws Make Us Vulnerable to Terrorists

TIME - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Mark Kelly is a Navy combat veteran, a retired NASA astronaut and the Co-Founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions. ... We should have commonsense laws that help guard our communities against the growing threat of active shooter terrorism. Instead ...
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San Bernardino Gunman's Brother, Two Others Arrested for Alleged 'Sham Marriage' Scheme

VICE - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Three people with family connections to Syed Rizwan Farook, the gunman in the mass shooting last year in San Bernardino, California, were arrested on Thursday on charges related to an alleged "sham marriage" for immigration purposes.

Beautiful images could lead to quieter supersonic jets

Engadget - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
To capture it, NASA adapted a century-old technique called schlieren imaging, shooting 109 frames per second while the jet flew below.
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Earth Is 'A Beautiful Planet' from an Astronaut's-Eye-View

Live Science - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The film uses footage shot by NASA astronauts onboard the International Space Station (ISS). "A Beautiful Planet" is the first movie to use digital technology in space to capture glimpses of Earth and scenes of daily life inside the ISS at IMAX ...

SpaceX Shooting for Mars in 2018

R & D Magazine - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Credit: SpaceX ​Elon Musk is going to Mars in 2018. Well, not Musk personally, but his company SpaceX is set to be the first private company to land on Mars.
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NASA helps predict Zika risk in US

WISN Milwaukee - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
NASA helps predict Zika risk in US. Agency uses data to determine likely areas of virus. Published 2:37 AM CDT Apr 28, 2016.

A Dozen Black Holes Are Mysteriously Spewing Energy In the Same Direction

Gizmodo - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Image: NASA/ESA/STScI. Something strange is going on in a distant corner of our universe. About a dozen supermassive black holes are all shooting enormous jets of energy in roughly the same direction. It could be a cosmic coincidence—but some ...

NASA Reports Magnetosphere Collapse - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A conspiracy-oriented web site claimed that that Earth's magnetosphere "COLLAPSED" for two hours, but NASA confirmed the incident was a software glitch - and that such fluctuations aren't doomsday events.
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It's Insane How Much Rocket Fuel NASA's 3D-Printed Turbopump Spits Out

Popular Mechanics - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
NASA's experiments with 3D-printing are going great. Late last year, NASA successfully tested a prototype rocket engine that was made out of 75 percent 3D-printed parts and it passed its fiery test with flying colors.

This Week's Night Sky: Glimpse Great Bear Galaxies

National Geographic - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
While the sky show is not scheduled to peak until May 5, sky-watchers across the tropics and the Southern Hemisphere should have front-row seats to these celestial fireworks as they ramp up this week, with about six shooting stars an hour. Stay tuned ...
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UFO hunter claims he saw 'time-traveling aliens' leaving Earth on ISS live stream

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
A giant beam of green light shooting out from Earth could be a trail left behind during the departure of time-traveling aliens, UFO hunters claim.
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Nasa's 4K Earth Porn Montage Is Basically Perfect if You Are High

Gizmodo - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
... marvel at crystal clear 4K footage of our home sweet home, covered in white clouds and blue sky. Now that Nasa and the astronauts on the ISS are shooting and sharing videos in glorious 4K, you finally have a perfectly justifiable reason to upgrade ...
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NASA posts amazing new 4K footage of Earth captured from ISS

Geek - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
All the footage is available in its raw form on NASA's page, which makes for some handy 4K test footage. The RED Epic Dragon is capable of shooting in 4K, sure, but that's not all it can do. This camera can do 6K video as well. No word on ...