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NASA - Sofia Observations Reveal a Surprise in Massive Star Formation

NASA - Sofia Observations Reveal a Surprise in Massive Star Formation | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Researchers using the airborne Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) have captured the most detailed mid-infrared images yet of a massive star condensing within a dense cocoon of dust and gas.
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NASA - First Shuttle Launch

NASA - First Shuttle Launch | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A new era in space flight began on April 12, 1981, when Space Shuttle Columbia, or STS-1, soared into orbit from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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NASA Successfully Launches Three Smartphone Satellites

NASA Successfully Launches Three Smartphone Satellites | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Moffett Field CA (SPX) Apr 23, 2013 - Three smartphones destined to become low-cost satellites rode to space Sunday aboard the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virgini...
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NASA to Webcast Lyrid Meteor Shower Tonight: Watch It Live

NASA to Webcast Lyrid Meteor Shower Tonight: Watch It Live | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Don't miss your chance to see live views of the Lyrid meteor shower tonight (April 22).
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NASA Finds 3 New Planets - KFBB NewsChannel 5

NASA Finds 3 New Planets - KFBB NewsChannel 5 | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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On Thursday, officials with NASA's Keplar mission program announced the discovery of 3 new planets that have the possibility to sustain life.
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Hampden amateur astronomers' search team discovers distant exploding star - Bangor Daily News

Hampden amateur astronomers' search team discovers distant exploding star - Bangor Daily News | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Hampden amateur astronomers' search team discovers distant exploding star Bangor Daily News Doug Rich of Hampden heads up a team of amateur astronomers who earlier this month discovered an exploding star within a galaxy that is 420 million light...
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A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth : NPR

A Wet Towel In Space Is Not Like A Wet Towel On Earth : NPR | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
On Earth, a really wet wash cloth, squeezed tight, will drip. Watch what happens in space. (Here's @Cmdr_Hadfield wringing out a wet cloth on the Int't Space Station.
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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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Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014? : DNews

Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014? : DNews | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year -- but this time it's not Earth that's in the cosmic crosshairs. ->
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White Dwarfs Hold Key to Finding Extraterrestrial Life

White Dwarfs Hold Key to Finding Extraterrestrial Life | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
A new theoretical study of Earth-like exoplanets orbiting white dwarf stars, accepted for publication in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (arXiv.org version), suggests that astro...
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NuSTAR helps solve riddle of black hole spin - Astronomy Magazine

NuSTAR helps solve riddle of black hole spin - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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It's a date! Millionaire Dennis Tito to send couple on manned Mars mission on Jan. 5, 2018

It's a date! Millionaire Dennis Tito to send couple on manned Mars mission on Jan. 5, 2018 | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
On Jan., 5, 2018, the United States will launch a manned mission to Mars. The flight will allow a yet unchosen man and a woman to become the first humans ever to lay eyes on Mars -- but not feet. 
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'Smoking gun' solves cosmic ray mystery › News in Science (ABC Science)

'Smoking gun' solves cosmic ray mystery › News in Science (ABC Science) | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Astronomers have found the "smoking gun" that proves supernovae are a source of extremely high-energy cosmic rays.
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NASA - Earth's Vital Signs

NASA - Earth's Vital Signs | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
NASA launched the Earth Observing System's flagship satellite "Terra," named for Earth, on December 18, 1999. Terra has been collecting data about Earth's changing climate.
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Space experiment sheds light on immune struggles

Space experiment sheds light on immune struggles | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Washington (AFP) April 22, 2013 - A lab experiment that rode to space two years ago has offered new clues about why astronauts' immune systems struggle to perform in zero gravity, US military researchers said on Monday.
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Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day.
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NASA - NASA Rover Finds Conditions Once Suited for Ancient Life on Mars

NASA - NASA Rover Finds Conditions Once Suited for Ancient Life on Mars | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
An analysis of a rock sample collected by NASA's Curiosity rover shows ancient Mars could have supported living microbes. (RT @pushingatoms: Yes. Mars once sufficiently supported life.
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NASA's Hubble sees a horsehead of a different color - Astronomy Magazine

NASA's Hubble sees a horsehead of a different color - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Sci-News.com NASA's Hubble sees a horsehead of a different color Astronomy Magazine Looking like an apparition rising from whitecaps of interstellar foam, the iconic Horsehead Nebula has graced astronomy books ever since its discovery over a...
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NASA Successfully Launches Three Smartphone Satellites

NASA Successfully Launches Three Smartphone Satellites | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Moffett Field CA (SPX) Apr 23, 2013 - Three smartphones destined to become low-cost satellites rode to space Sunday aboard the maiden flight of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virgini (NASA...
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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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Mission to Ganymede more tricky than expected

Mission to Ganymede more tricky than expected | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Mar 19, 2013 -
Russia's proposed landing mission to Ganymede was discussed extensively last week at an international meeting hosted by the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
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Future evidence for extraterrestrial life might come from dying stars - Astronomy Magazine

Future evidence for extraterrestrial life might come from dying stars - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Asteroid impact mission targets Didymos - Astronomy Magazine

Asteroid impact mission targets Didymos - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Comet PANSTARRS set to shine after sunset in March - Astronomy Magazine

Comet PANSTARRS set to shine after sunset in March - Astronomy Magazine | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
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Audacious Manned Mars Mission Is Latest Private Deep-Space Project

Audacious Manned Mars Mission Is Latest Private Deep-Space Project | Astronomy News | Scoop.it
In the last year, private companies have unveiled asteroid mining projects, space rock sentinels and more.
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