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The "Above and Beyond" exhibition makes the future of aerospace fun for the whole family:
The "Above and Beyond" exhibition at Seattle's Museum of Flight concentrates on the future of aerospace rather than its past.
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If at first you don't succeed in inflating a space module in orbit, try, try again:
The BEAM expandable space module expanded by only a few inches during inflation at the International Space Station, but NASA will try again.
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Planetary Resources will use $21.1 million in new funding for Earth observation system:
Planetary Resources was founded as an asteroid mining venture, but now the company is emphasizing a space frontier that's closer to home: Earth observation.
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NASA and tech titan Nathan Myhrvold keep the controversy over asteroid data going:
NASA issued a statement today disputing Seattle tech icon Nathan Myhrvold's critique of asteroid data analysis from the space agency's NEOWISE mission.
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Who'll be the watchdog for artificial intelligence? Maybe another AI, says AI expert:
A workshop organized by the White House at the University of Washington delves into the legal issues created by the rise of artificial intelligence.
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India's space shuttle prototype makes a successful first test flight and a "splash landing":
India's space agency says it put its winged space shuttle prototype, known as the RLV-TD, through a successful first test flight.
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Jeff Bezos says Blue Origin's next spaceship test "promises to be an exciting demonstration":
Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos predicts there'll be a problem with a parachute the next time Blue Origin's spaceship flies. He'll make sure of it.
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$1.5 million 'space selfie' Kickstarter project is canceled, but 17,614 backers will get refunds:
Planetary Resources says it can't follow through on a $1.5 million Kickstarter campaign for space selfies, and will offer full refunds to backers.
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Solar Impulse arrives in Pennsylvania, but the team is in a New York state of mind:
The Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world airplane made a 17-hour trip from Ohio to Pennsylvania today in preparation for its star turn in New York.
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Solar Impulse flies to Pennsylvania on the lucky 13th leg of its round-the-world trek:
One day after a disappointing delay, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane made a spirit-lifting takeoff from Dayton, Ohio, and headed for Pennsylvania.
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NASA shows how mixed reality can be used for industrial applications - like building a Mars rover:
NASA is using Microsoft's HoloLens augmented-reality system to tweak the design of its 2020 Mars rover before it's ready to fly.
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Millionaire techie Nathan Myhrvold gets into a tussle over the search for killer asteroids:
Millionaire techie Nathan Myhrvold is stirring up a statistics-based controversy over the search for potentially hazardous asteroids.
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Quantum fluctuations in space, science and society, chronicled by Alan Boyle
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Cosmic Log (est. 2002) brings together news about Mars, Hubble, SpaceShipTwo, ancient mysteries and scientific quirks, as told by science writer Alan Boyle.