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NASA Builds Spider-Like Lander, Launches Strange Science to ISS

Following a (so far) fruitless search for life on Mars, NASA is turning its attention to the moons of Saturn and Jupiter. But getting landers to these gas giants—which orbit as far as […] The ...

13 hours ago from Geek.com

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Bad Weather Forces NASA, Northrop Grumman to Delay Cargo Launch to Space Station

The launch of a Northrop Grumman rocket carrying NASA's next cargo flight to the International Space Station has been delayed at least one day to Friday (Nov. 15) due to bad weather expected ...

9 hours ago from SPACE.com

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Russia plans outlandish 'interstellar missions' with nuclear-powered spacecraft

A Russian research centre has claimed the rocket would reach Mars in just seven months and be capable of another launch only 48 hours after landing.

13 hours ago from Daily Mail

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How Earth volcanoes offer a window into the evolution of life and the solar system

Violent and destructive, active volcanoes ought to be feared and avoided. Yet, these geological cauldrons expose the pulse of many planets and moons, offering clues to how these bodies evolved ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image: Mapping the night

Imaging Earth from space is a favourite pastime for astronauts on the International space Station. They can set their cameras to automatically snap photos while they work, but often make time ...

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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How to become an astronaut: Tales from Mae Jemison and Leland Melvin about training for space

Former NASA astronauts Mae Jemison and Leland Melvin share what it was like to go through astronaut training and launch into space.        

18 hours ago from USA today

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Some Strange Science Will Launch Into Space This Week for NASA

This Thursday, crystallizing proteins from the Michael J. Fox Foundation, a dizzying virtual-reality system, ultratiny membranes and the "Refabricator" — a device that turns waste into 3D-printing ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from SPACE.com

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Irish authorities probe UFO sightings by commercial pilots: report

A British Airways pilot said there was a “very bright light” from UFOs off the southwest coast of Ireland, and that they came along the left side of his aircraft on Friday and “rapidly veered ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from FOXNews

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Ironman, move over! Watch daredevils fly over the Norwegian fjords at 120mph

New vertigo-inducing footage shows 59-year-old Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy pulling his latest stunt with two equally as fearless friends, high above the Norwegian fjords.

Tue 13 Nov 18 from Daily Mail

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New horizon for space transportation services

ESA reaches out to encourage open innovation and offer support. A global response to ESA’s call for ideas on new space transportation services has resulted in 79 proposals ...

Tue 13 Nov 18 from ESA

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