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Caltech Event Marks 75th Anniversary of JPL Rocket Tests - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Caltech Event Marks 75th Anniversary of JPL Rocket Tests - NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The 75th anniversary of the first rocket experiments at the site that became JPL will be celebrated with a free, public screening of a new documentary at Caltech on Oct. 25.
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Johns Hopkins Seeks NASA Funds To Host Sensors on Iridium Sats | SpaceNews.com

Johns Hopkins Seeks NASA Funds To Host Sensors on Iridium Sats | SpaceNews.com | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is seeking NASA funding for a plan to send 66 sensors...
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A Meteorite Visits the Comettes

A Meteorite Visits the Comettes | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
When your last name is Comette, I’m sure the occasional astronomy-themed joke is never far away.
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Cosmic Log - Balloons built for future frontiers

Cosmic Log - Balloons built for future frontiers | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

NASA is working with a little-known Oregon company on a variety of trial balloons, ranging from suborbital near-spacecraft to a probe that would float through the smoggy atmosphere of a Saturnian moon.
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A spasso su Marte (per 3 anni....) - Spaziando

A spasso su Marte (per 3 anni....) - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Marte il Pianeta rosso. Oramai da anni sulla sua superfice corrono rover USA, e in orbita attorno a lui abbiamo satelliti americani ed il nostro, europeo e molto italiano, Mars Express.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula
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Spaceflight Now | Atlas Launch Report | Air Force satellite's epic ascent should finish soon

Spaceflight Now | Atlas Launch Report | Air Force satellite's epic ascent should finish soon | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Air Force satellite's epic ascent should finish soon

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

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Un Mac veramente speciale. - Spaziando

Un Mac veramente speciale. - Spaziando | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Pochi forse sanno che nel 1990 , con la missione Shuttle STS-41 volò anche uno dei primi Mac portatili. Si chiamava Macintosh Portable, era pesantissimo, divorava batterie e ebbe poca fortuna e uscì presto di produzione.
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Venus surprises with ozone layer

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Scientists discover that Venus has an ozone layer high in its atmosphere, overturning the long-held view that it did not.
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Cosmic Log - Neutrinos spark wild scientific leaps

Cosmic Log - Neutrinos spark wild scientific leaps | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Commentators have been surprisingly fast to point to faster-than-light neutrinos as evidence that scientists could be wrong about lots of things, including the causes of climate change.
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Astronomy Picture of the Day #Saturn

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A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.  #saturn

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Astrophoto: Meteor and its Persistent Train by Randy Halverson

Astrophoto: Meteor and its Persistent Train by Randy Halverson | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Randy Halverson captured this amazing view of a meteor and its persistent train across the stunning Milky Way galaxy on October 2, 2011. “While shooting a Moon set with the Milky Way timelapse near the White River in South Dakota.
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Mars Travel: Mars Photo of the Day - Oct 10 2011

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Mars Photo of the Day - Oct 10 2011
Today's Image of Mars is of layered deposits in the southern polar regions of Mars. This images clearly shows how drastically the layers can differ from each other in appearance. The changes in color and content of deposits generally reflects changes in the climate on Mars during the time of deposit.

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ESA Portal - ESA joins YouTube Space Lab student space competition

ESA Portal - ESA joins YouTube Space Lab student space competition | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Today, ESA joins the launch of 'YouTube Space Lab', an exciting campaign initiated by YouTube, NASA, Space Adventures and Lenovo that challenges students around the world to design a science experiment for the International Space Station.
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Il cuore rosso della nostra Galassia

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Il cuore rosso della nostra Galassia | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Il cuore rosso della nostra Galassia

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Universe Today — Space and astronomy news

Universe Today — Space and astronomy news | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Space and astronomy news...Suitable For Framing: Latest Eye Candy from Cassini
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Atomica o fuoco in Argentina ?

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Atomica o fuoco in Argentina ? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Atomica o fuoco in Argentina ?

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Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Europe plans solar orbiter and dark energy probe

Spaceflight Now | Breaking News | Europe plans solar orbiter and dark energy probe | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Europe plans solar orbiter and dark energy probe

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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Piovono stelle dal cielo.... anche stasera

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Piovono stelle dal cielo.... anche stasera | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Piovono stelle dal cielo.... anche stasera

Tantissime stelle cadenti, (Draconidi) ieri notte, secondo le previsioni una volta tanto rispettate. Lo segnala da Catania Isabella Pagano, un'astronoma spaziale che evidentemente mantiene passione per quel grande spettacolo della natura che è il cielo. Spesso forse dimentichiamo che è esattamente la metà del nostro ambiente.

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Astrophile: Star exploded? Just another day in Arp 220 - space - 07 October 2011 - New Scientist

Astrophile: Star exploded? Just another day in Arp 220 - space - 07 October 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
If our galaxy was a couple of kids with sparklers, Arp 220 would be the most eye-popping fireworks display you've ever seen...
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Una Luna al Titanio

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Una Luna al Titanio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

Questa è la notte della Luna e, in tutta Italia, sono previste manifestazioni e osservazioni del nostro scintillante satellite.

Della Luna abbiamo parlato varie volte ma per questa notte speciale vorrei farvi vedere una Luna speciale: al titanio, come i più resistenti orologi alla moda ;D

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Looking Into The Galaxy's Heart (It's Red) : NPR

Looking Into The Galaxy's Heart (It's Red) : NPR | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
NASA gives us a look at the center of the galaxy, in the form of an infrared image that penetrates the dust clouds that obscure the core in the visible spectrum. The result shows "the glow of hot hydrogen in space," the space agency says.
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