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Earlier this summer, astronauts on the ISS accomplished a task that was previously only done on scifi TV shows – they ordered a tool from a computer, and the computer created it on the spot. While not nearly as quick or fancy as Star Trek’s replicators,…
Earlier this summer, astronauts on the ISS accomplished a task that was previously only done on scifi TV shows - they ordered a tool from a computer, and the computer created it on the spot.
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Scott Manley is a software developer, astronomer, gamer and geek. He’s created this delightful video explaining how Kerbal Space Program (a cute, fun mission simulation game) can be used to teach physics and rocket science. He’s given this presentation to…
Scott Manley is a software developer, astronomer, gamer and geek. He's created this delightful video explaining how Kerbal Space Program (a cute, fun mission simulation game) can be used to teach physics and rocket science.
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This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at NextBigFuture. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #467. And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an…
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at NextBigFuture. Check out this week's sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #467.
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This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Check out this week’s sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #466. And if you’re interested in looking…
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Pamela Hoffman at the Everyday Spacer blog. Check out this week's sampling of space-related stories from our colleagues and friends! Click here to read Carnival of Space #466.
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Dawn Maps Ceres Craters Where Ice Can Accumulate
Scientists with NASA's Dawn mission have identified permanently shadowed cold regions on the dwarf planet Ceres where ice deposits could exist now.
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Mars Canyons Study Adds Clues about Possible Water
Puzzles persist about possible water at seasonally dark streaks on Martian slopes, according to a new study of thousands of such features in the Red Planet's largest canyon system.
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This infographic from Luke Kingman at Futurism tells the story of Margaret Hamilton, one of the world’s first software engineers. Her code saved the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. Visit Futurism.com here to see the whole work!
This infographic from Luke Kingman at Futurism tells the story of Margaret Hamilton, one of the world's first software engineers. Her code saved the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. Visit Futurism.
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Tim Peake just recently finished his 186-day mission working on the International Space Station, safely returning to Earth on June 18. He is the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, with a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air…
Tim Peake just recently finished his 186-day mission working on the International Space Station, safely returning to Earth on June 18. He is the first British European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, with a background as a test pilot and a British Army Air Corps officer.
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Guest blog post by Jake Noel-Storr, InsightSTEM & Sanlyn Buxner, PSI We ran the inaugural “Subject Matter Expert — Broadening the Impacts of your Research” workshop at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in San Diego, CA on June 12th,…
Guest blog post by Jake Noel-Storr, InsightSTEM & Sanlyn Buxner, PSI We ran the inaugural “Subject Matter Expert -- Broadening the Impacts of your Research” workshop at the 228th meeting of the American Astronomical Society in San Diego, CA on June 12th, 2016.
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Here’s your latest issue of What’s New? Your Monthly Astronomy News. #KtSeery #WhatsNew For more information on these stories: Jupiter auroras: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-captures-vivid-auroras-in-jupiter-s-atmosphere Curiosity finds…
Here’s your latest issue of What’s New? Your Monthly Astronomy News. #KtSeery #WhatsNew For more information on these stories: Jupiter auroras: http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/hubble-captures-vivid-auroras-in-jupiter-s-atmosphere Curiosity finds evidence of oxygen: http://www.nasa.
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Frosty Cold Nights Year-Round on Mars May Stir Dust
Some dusty parts of Mars get as cold at night year-round as the planet's poles do in winter, even regions near the equator in summer, according to new NASA findings based on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter observations.
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Newly Discovered Planet has Three Suns
If you thought Luke Skywalker's home planet, Tatooine, was a strange world with its two suns in the sky, imagine this: a planet where you'd either experience constant daylight or enjoy triple sunrises and sunsets each day, depending on the seasons, which happen to last longer than human lifetimes.
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