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Celebrate the anniversary of Sally Ride's 1st spaceflight (and her life) by reading my blog on the new Ride biography By Lynn Sherr. I read the whole book in two days and write about how it inspired me in my latest post.
Today, June 18th, is the anniversary of Dr. Sally Ride’s 1983 flight to become the “First American Woman in Space.” I spent last weekend reading the new Sally Ride Biography by Lynn Sherr cover-to-cover. I am not usually that voracious a reader, but after Ride's 27-year relationship to Tam O'...
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Check out my latest post on SpaceX's Dragon V2. It's like the capsule they have sent to the International Space Station three times with cargo, only this one carries seven people and looks like J.J. Abrams Star Trek re-boot...
Last week Elon Musk took to the stage to show off the human version of his Dragon space capsule. It brings the sex appeal of a Telsa Model S to an Apollo-like spaceship. But this is not your father's (or grandfather's) space capsule. It comes complete with a gull-wing door (think of the Delor...
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Miss seeing me as dressed as Galactic Girl? Check out the gallery of photos from Yuri's Night Los Angeles!  http://allthingsaero.com/space/private-space/gallery-galactic-girl-graces-yuri-s-nightpic.twitter.com/tdVgBRD9IU
Galactic Girl, the beloved pin up girl that is the 'Nose Art' for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made a special appearance at this year's Yuri's Night Los Angeles event. OK, so it was really just me. But I had a lot of fun coming up with the idea and getting Janet T. Planet to help design an...
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I'd like you to meet Kepler-186f, the 1st Earth-sized planet orbiting its star in the habitable zone...#inspired #excited. Please read my blog post about how this Science paper changes everything.
Yesterday, scientists announced the first confirmed Earth-sized planet located in the habitable zone of its host star. For a few months now I have been compelled to write a blog post about really taking in what it is like to live in the time before the first Earth-like planet has been found....
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I still have that "Our Universe" book, for my kids
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T-Minus 1 Week till Yuri's Night LA! Check out this sweet new video JUST RELEASED TODAY about the event to help get you excited, featuring JPL's Bobak Ferdowsi (aka Mohawk Guy). Tickets available at http://LA.Yurisnight.net. Get your moon boots ready- it's time to dance under the Space Shuttle!
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Hoping that I have the honor of being the first person to tell you about Sports Illustrated's Zero G Swimsuit Issue Shoot with Kate Upton! Read my post about it: http://allthingsaero.com/space/gallery-kate-upton-floats-weightless-for-2014-si-swimsuit-issue
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A live feed from space? Just what I have always wanted!!! Thanks NASA!!!
 
May we recommend you leave this LIVE VIDEO FEED FROM SPACE running at all times?

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/iss-hdev-payload

Be sure to read the notes below the video, which explain why you may sometimes only see a black or a gray screen.
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These have been really awesome. I hope you can join us for this Hangout!
 
Find out what it takes to build the Earth’s first spaceline next Friday, 25 April when we will be filming our next Hangout on Air, in association with the +Google Science Fair, live from our spaceship factory in Mojave, California!

The sessions is free to watch for students, parents, and teachers of all ages, but is targeted at teenagers. Don't forget to tune in! http://bit.ly/R0rPbA #GSF2014
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How often do you get to party with aliens & astronauts under a real Space Shuttle? Fresh blog up about Yuri's Night 2014! Read more to be ready for this weekend's big events! 
How often do you get to party with aliens, astronauts and intergalactic cocktails underneath a real Space Shuttle? This year’s flagship Yuri’s Night event will take place on Friday April 11 in Los Angeles at the California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour Pavilion. The V...
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Sam Branson will be hosting our 1st  #virgingalactic  Hangout with Google Science Fair on "Why Space?" Feb 28. Don't miss it!
 
Calling all students and space fans!  #VirginGalactic will be hosting a Hangout on Air series in partnership with +Google Science Fair 

Social Entrepreneur, Adventurer and Philanthropist, Sam Branson will be kick starting our Hangout on Air series with our very own Vice President for Special Projects, Will Pomerantz on 28th February as they discuss why space is worth exploring.

Get your classrooms signed up now! http://goo.gl/6ZpZMG #GSF2014
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