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NASA's laser-shooting Mars rover can now make its own decisions

South China Morning Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
Even though NASA launched the Mars Curiosity Rover back in 2012, the diligent spacecraft is still picking up new tricks. Recently, NASA gifted its Martian explorer with the ability to pick and choose which space rocks to zap with its laser. Using ...

Watch beautiful bursts of plasma shoot from the sun in new NASA video

Mashable - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Sometimes, these bursts of hot plasma do leave the sun, shooting out in the solar system as "coronal mass ejections." If aimed the right way, these charged particles carried on the solar wind can slam into Earth's upper atmosphere, producing amazing ...
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What It's Like to Cover SpaceX as They Blaze a Trail to Mars

Observer - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the past year covering SpaceX cargo missions, I've encountered Morgan Spurlock shooting an episode of Inside Man for CNN, A crew from Vice on HBO shooting for a segment, and a crew dispatched by Ron Howard who is producing a Mars-mission series for ...

This Week's Night Sky: See Shooting Stars and a Cosmic Crab

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
A composite image from three space telescopes shows the intricate detail in the Crab Nebula, the remains of a star that exploded. Photograph by NASA/ESA/JPL-Caltech. By Andrew Fazekas. PUBLISHED July 25, 2016. Jupiter Sinking. After sunset on July 25 ...
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Munich shooting: FB activates safety check tool

Economic Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
During the 16-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 21 expedition beginning July 21, an international crew will explore tools and techniques being tested for future space exploration by living in simulated spacecraft conditions and ...
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SpaceX Launches Space Station Docking Port for NASA

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
It was SpaceX's second shot at delivering a new-style docking port for NASA. The last one went up in smoke over the Atlantic last year, a rocket accident casualty.

The coolest NASA missions happening right now - and the most exciting ones yet to launch

Tech Insider - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
But that's not where humanity's romance with space ended. We've been shooting things up to the stars ever since - and it hasn't just been global positioning satellites and space shuttles.
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NASA's Solar Observatory Records Plasma Bursting From the Sun

Inverse - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
On July 9 and 10, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory or SDO caught a full twenty-plus seconds of video showing licks of energy shooting off the surface of the solar surface. The sun is essentially a huge nuclear reactor and a great big ball of plasma ...

Teenage Intellect Shoots for the Stars

WMDT - ‎17 hours ago‎
rocket launching high school sophmores -- from across the state of virginia -- literally shooting for the stars on sunday. they're at the nasa wallops island visitors' center -- for a rocket engineering design challenge -- influenced by the virginia ...

Delta Aquarid and Perseid meteor showers 2016

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
As Nasa explains: "A meteor is a space rock, or meteoroid, that enters Earth's atmosphere. As the space rock falls toward Earth, the resistance, or drag, of the air on the rock makes it extremely hot.
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3 officers killed in Baton Rouge shooting identified

KLAS-TV - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
A spokeswoman for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has identified the third officer killed during a shooting in Baton Rouge as sheriff's deputy Brad Garafola. Casey Rayborn Hicks told The Associated Press Sunday that the slain deputy was ...
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NASA astronaut shares satellite image of Louisville

WDRB - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A NASA astronaut shared a picture of Louisville from space Thursday, and it's really cool. Jeff Williams, a NASA astronaut and U.S. Army Colonel, posted the picture on Twitter on Thursday afternoon. You can see almost the ...
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Why big men miss free throws -- and practice can't fix it

ESPN - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Until ... Just before Curry had a chance to do something amazing, Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu put his arms around 7-foot center Andrew Bogut: an intentional foul of the worst free throw shooter on the team -- the turd in the punch bowl of ...
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U-F-NO! NASA Shoots Down Speculation Over Space Station Video

Live Science - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
There's a rumor swirling around the internet that NASA intentionally turned off a live camera on the International Space Station (ISS) after the feed showed a small object just above Earth.
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Could the Juno Spacecraft Crash Into Europa? NASA Is Taking a Huge Risk

Mic - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
But there's one huge worry lurking in the back of NASA scientists' minds. If something were to go wrong .... Multiple people are reported dead after a shooter opened fire at a McDonald's in the Olympia mall in Munich on Friday, Reuters reported. Munich ...
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Juno, NASA's Jupiter Probe, Just Returned Its First Image While Orbiting the Gas Giant

Mic - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
After a five-year journey, NASA's Juno spacecraft arrived at Jupiter on July 4, and now we have the first image from the encounter.

Earth's New “Mini Moon” Confirmed by NASA JPL - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
First discovered by University of Hawaii's Pan-STARRS 1 telescope on April 27, 2016, Earth's new moon, or “mini moon” has been officially confirmed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Officially named “2016 HO3,” the newly discovered asteroid is ...

ET Recommendations: Gadget, game & app

Economic Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
During the 16-day NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 21 expedition beginning July 21, an international crew will explore tools and techniques being tested for future space exploration by living in simulated spacecraft conditions and ...

Roscoe Collegiate sending robotics team to Austin for inaugural UIL event - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Using light shot by the camera at reflective tape on the goal, the robot is able to pinpoint its location, the distance it needs to cover shooting the foam ball and relays the information to the controllers through a monitor. The motor roars to life ...

How Did I Miss That? Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas

Indian Country Today Media Network - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
I believe NASA. No human being would blow the opportunity to prove there is intelligent life in the universe. Cousin Ray asked don't I mean besides on earth?