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Earth-Directed Coronal Mass Ejection From the Sun

Earth-Directed Coronal Mass Ejection From the Sun | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 18, 2013 -
On March 15, 2013, at 2:54 a.m.
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Mystery of Missing Bright Spots in Saturn's Rings --Solved by New Cassini Pics

Mystery of Missing Bright Spots in Saturn's Rings --Solved by New Cassini Pics | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
 
 
 
There is an ongoing drama in the Saturnian ring system that causes small moons to be born and then destroyed on time scales that are but an eyeblink in the history of the solar system.
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Supermoon, Northern Lights and solar flares - Baltimore Sun (blog)

Supermoon, Northern Lights and solar flares - Baltimore Sun (blog) | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Supermoon, Northern Lights and solar flares Baltimore Sun (blog) The amount of mass that is “missing” visibly is dark matter, which is thought to make up some 27 percent of the total contents of the Universe, with dark energy and normal matter...
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Not just cool - it's a gas

Not just cool - it's a gas | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Paris (ESA) Sep 15, 2014 -
In space, a new way of producing gas is being tested for steering satellites.
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“Hot Jupiters” provoke their own host suns to wobble - Astronomy Magazine

“Hot Jupiters” provoke their own host suns to wobble - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Science 2.0 “Hot Jupiters” provoke their own host suns to wobble Astronomy Magazine Partner binary stars, some as far as hundreds of astronomical units — an astronomical unit is 93 million miles (150 million kilometers), the distance between Earth...
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NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.
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APOD: 2014 September 12 - Supernova Remnant Puppis A

APOD: 2014 September 12 - Supernova Remnant Puppis A | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Astronomers Discover Evidence of a Planet forming around a Star 335 Light Years from Earth

Astronomers Discover Evidence of a Planet forming around a Star 335 Light Years from Earth | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
 
 
 
An international team that has discovered what they believe is evidence of a planet forming around a star about 335 light years from Earth.
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China launches remote sensing satellite

China launches remote sensing satellite | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Taiyuan, China (XNA) Sep 09, 2014
China successfully launched the Yaogan-21 remote sensing satellite into preset orbit at 11:22 a.m. on Monday Beijing Time (0322 GMT) from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.
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SpaceX launches second satellite in the past month

SpaceX launches second satellite in the past month | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (UPI) Sep 7, 2014
SpaceX, a company known for delivering cargo to the International Space Station, successfully launched the AsiaSat 6 satellite into orbit on Sunday.
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International Space Station accidentally launches satellites on its own

International Space Station accidentally launches satellites on its own | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
New York (UPI) Sep 6, 2014
On Thursday, the International Space Station decided to launch some satellites on its own.
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Space Traffic Control Architecture

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Bethesda MD (SPX) Sep 10, 2014
The number of organizations using the near-Earth space environment for applications ranging from exploration to exploitation and national security is impressive and continues to grow.
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Capillary Flow Experiments on Space Station

Capillary Flow Experiments on the International Space Station are fluid physics experiments that investigate capillary flows and flows of fluids in containers with complex geometries. Results...
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Falling on the moon: How much gravity do astronauts really need? - Fox News

Falling on the moon: How much gravity do astronauts really need? - Fox News | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Falling on the moon: How much gravity do astronauts really need?
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Mission controllers spent hours analyzing video footage to try to figure out why the astronauts lost balance and what techniques they used to get back up.
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Fascinating Pictures on Twitter: "Space Shuttle Breaching the Clouds Photo by Richard Silver http://t.co/iyZRpSCyQ2"

Fascinating Pictures on Twitter: "Space Shuttle Breaching the Clouds Photo by Richard Silver http://t.co/iyZRpSCyQ2" | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Space Shuttle Breaching the Clouds
Photo by Richard Silver http://t.co/iyZRpSCyQ2
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Historical Pics on Twitter: "NASA’s Incredible Shot Of The Sahara Desert From Space http://t.co/JHu396DBug"

Historical Pics on Twitter: "NASA’s Incredible Shot Of The Sahara Desert From Space http://t.co/JHu396DBug" | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA’s Incredible Shot Of The Sahara Desert From Space http://t.co/JHu396DBug
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NASA Unveils World's Largest Welder to Build New Mega-Rocket - Space.com

NASA Unveils World's Largest Welder to Build New Mega-Rocket - Space.com | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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NASA Unveils World's Largest Welder to Build New Mega-Rocket
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NASA has opened the largest spacecraft welding tool on Earth for business with a single mission: to build the most powerful rocket the world has ever seen.
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Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station

Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
RT @anagabrielaledo: 'Florida to Louisiana Viewed From the International Space Station' Image: http://t.co/gExH4PYwWC via #NASA_App http:/…
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Calling All Amateur Astronomers - Sky & Telescope

Calling All Amateur Astronomers - Sky & Telescope | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Calling All Amateur Astronomers
Sky & Telescope
Picture astronomy experienced not from the confining seats of a planetarium, but from a blanket under a sky so dark the Milky Way almost casts shadows.
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ENG Prof Wins NASA Early Career Faculty Award | BU Today | Boston University

ENG Prof Wins NASA Early Career Faculty Award | BU Today | Boston University | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Given for developing deep space communication technology
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Astronaut trio to return after six months on International Space Station - PBS NewsHour

Astronaut trio to return after six months on International Space Station - PBS NewsHour | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Astronaut trio to return after six months on International Space Station
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Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov, performs maintenance and retrieves science experiment packages during a spacewalk on Aug.
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Bright Clumps in Saturn Ring Now Mysteriously Scarce

Bright Clumps in Saturn Ring Now Mysteriously Scarce | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 09, 2014
Compared to the age of the solar system - about four-and-a-half billion years - a couple of decades are next to nothing.
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God Particle could destroy universe, according to Hawking

God Particle could destroy universe, according to Hawking | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington DC (UPI) Sep 08, 2014
In the preface of an upcoming book, Starmus, Stephen Hawking claims the Higgs Boson particle, a.k.a. the "God particle," could destroy the universe.
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Glowing Reviews: Supermoon Finale Lights up the Night

Glowing Reviews: Supermoon Finale Lights up the Night | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
The last supermoon of 2014 was also a "Harvest Moon."
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NASA Launches New Era of Earth Science from ISS

NASA Launches New Era of Earth Science from ISS | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 10, 2014
The launch of a NASA ocean winds sensor to the International Space Station (ISS) this month inaugurates a new era of Earth observation that will leverage the space station's unique vantage point in space.
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Astronauts Head Underground on Mock Space Mission - Space.com

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Astronauts Head Underground on Mock Space Mission
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Five astronauts are going underground to figure out better ways to live and work in space.
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