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ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 23 (Reuters) - Nearly two years after space shuttle Atlantis blasted off for the last time, NASA on Thursday put out a "For Lease" notice for one of its shuttle launch pads in Florida. In a notice posted on its procurement...
AP Science WriterPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore. Bolden checked on...
Streaming video by Ustream Three astronauts who recently returned to Earth after living aboard the International Space Station will answer questions from the public in a live Google Hangout on Thursday. The online chat starts at noon PDT, and you...
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Reuters* Texas firm wins NASA study contract * Aims to build, test synthetic food system for zero-gravity By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., May 22 (Reuters) - In a scene right out of Star Trek, a Texas company is developing a 3-D food printer for...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Culinary features on Anna Maria Island Mainsail Beach Inn on Florida’s Anna Maria Island has partnered with the Beach Bistro to offer a number of culinary luxuries to...
While the Mars rover Curiosity is discovering the building blocks of life on the Red Planet, many are equally excited about another development: Commercial companies have finally discovered profit in space. This is no small feat, considering the...
A crew of Mongolian gerbils may have gone where no Mongolian gerbil has gone before, but they did not come back alive. A Russian spacecraft filled with mice, lizards and other animals has returned to Earth -- but with the majority of its furred passengers...
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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian capsule carrying mice, lizards and other small animals returned to Earth on Sunday after spending a month in space for what scientists said was the longest experiment of its kind. Fewer than half of the 53 mice and other...
The biggest explosion ever recorded on the moon was caused by a space rock roughly the size of a beach ball. It weighed 80 pounds and was just over 1 foot wide, but it was going incredibly fast, traveling through space at speeds of 56,000 mph. And...
The cover of "A Space Oddity" by Chris Hadfield, International Space Station commander, is going galactically viral Monday. But it was a decidedly terrestrial affair. And it centered on a Silver Lake producer and a Canadian singer who once did vocals...
ReutersBack on Earth, Canadian astronaut and cyberspace tweeter Chris Hadfield is getting a rough re-introduction to gravity after a five-month stint aboard the International Space Station, the former commander told reporters during a video webcast from Houston....
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The Arizona Daily Star, TucsonNASA gave the all-systems-go signal Thursday for a University of Arizona-led mission to mine samples from a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu. The UA's OSIRIS-REx team has passed its design-and-development test. It can now move to building the capsule and...
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