Study Finds Long-Duration Stays in Space Impacts Sleep PatternsA recent study has revealed that crews on long-duration space missions could suffer sleep…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Study Finds Long-Duration Stays in Space Impacts Sleep Patterns

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NASA ‘Space Planner’ Brainerd Holmes, Dead at 91View Postshared via WordPress.com

NASA ‘Space Planner’ Brainerd Holmes, Dead at 91

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45th Space Wing’s Commander: ‘Yes, We Are Still Launching Rockets!’The commander of the 45th Space Wing, Brigadier General Anthony Cotton, addresses members of the…View Postshared via WordPress.com

45th Space Wing’s Commander: ‘Yes, We Are Still Launching Rockets!’

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NASA’s Hubble Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit for Fomalhaut BThis false-color composite image, taken with the Hubble Space Telescope, reveals the orbital motion…View Postshared via WordPress.com

NASA’s Hubble Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit for Fomalhaut B

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Spitzer and Hershel Space Telescopes Detect Debris Belt(s) Around VegaThis is an artist’s rendering of the debris belt around the star Vega. Image credit:…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Spitzer and Hershel Space Telescopes Detect Debris Belt(s) Around Vega

This is an artist’s rendering of the debris belt around the star Vega. Image credit:…

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Mission 61C: The Original ‘Mission Impossible’ (Part 2)“Mission Impossible” finally launches as Columbia roars into the darkened Florida skies on 12…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Mission 61C: The Original ‘Mission Impossible’ (Part 2)

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What Does it Take to Photograph Spacecraft in a Clean-Room?

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – It isn’t every day that one gets to go into the clean rooms located at Astrotech’s facilities in Titusville, Florida. When a member of the…

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NuSTAR Captures Black Holes Erupting in Spiral GalaxyThis image of spiral galaxy IC 342, or Caldwell 5, incorporates data from NASA’s Nuclear…View Postshared via WordPress.com

NuSTAR Captures Black Holes Erupting in Spiral Galaxy

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The Search for Alien Life Part 2: In the Realm of the Gas GiantsThe trailing hemisphere of Jupiter’s moon Europa as imaged by Galileo. Photo Credit: NASA
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The Search for Alien Life Part 2: In the Realm of the Gas Giants

The trailing hemisphere of Jupiter’s moon Europa as imaged by Galileo. Photo Credit: NASA

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NASA, ESA Hold Jan. 16 NASA TV Briefing on New Orion AgreementImage Credit: NASA
NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) will hold a news briefing at 10:30 a.m.…View Postshared via WordPress.com

NASA, ESA Hold Jan. 16 NASA TV Briefing on New Orion Agreement

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Gabrielle Giffords and Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Make Plea for Stronger Gun Control MeasuresGabby Giffords and Mark Kelly talk with Diane Sawyer on ABC World News on January 6, 2013. Photo…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Gabrielle Giffords and Former Astronaut Mark Kelly Make Plea for Stronger Gun Control Measures

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Kepler Discovers 461 Possible New ExoplanetsThe Kepler Space Telescope is proving that the Milky Way galaxy is filled with planets—some…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Kepler Discovers 461 Possible New Exoplanets

The Kepler Space Telescope is proving that the Milky Way galaxy is filled with planets—some…

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The Search for Alien Life Part 1: Where are the Martians?Mars shows plenty of evidence for flowing water on its surface, as in the case of these channels in…View Postshared via WordPress.com

The Search for Alien Life Part 1: Where are the Martians?

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Curiosity Rover Brushes Off a Rock For the First TimeThe brushed area on target rock “Ekwir_1″ as imaged by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on…View Postshared via WordPress.com

Curiosity Rover Brushes Off a Rock For the First Time

The brushed area on target rock “Ekwir_1″ as imaged by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on…

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New ‘Clipper’ Mission Proposed to Study Europa’s OceanJupiter’s moon Europa, an ice-covered waterworld. Could life exist there?Photo Credit: NASA / JPL /…View Postshared via WordPress.com

New ‘Clipper’ Mission Proposed to Study Europa’s Ocean

Jupiter’s moon Europa, an ice-covered waterworld. Could life exist there?
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