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Solar System Exploration: Planets: Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud: Overview

Solar System Exploration: Planets: Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud: Overview | Space + Data | Scoop.it
We are NASA's Planetary Science Division. Our hardworking robots explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system.
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SciNewsBlog: NASA Spinning Mercury Colorful Map (Video)

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SciNewsBlog: NASA Spinning Mercury Colorful Map (Video) http://t.co/cFJqBomKmv #science
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CBC Music @cmdr_hadfield

RT @Cmdr_Hadfield: This combines many things I believe in - art, science, exploration, inspiration & self-actualization. And it was fun! http://t.co/OJ8A3yt2
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Twitter / NASA_Landsat: 29 years of data. Amazing

@NASA_Landsat: http://t.co/pwoLPYRV Mar-1-1984 #Landsat 5 launched providing a record-breaking 29 yrs of data. LDCM continues the data record on Mon.
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Satellite Images of Penguin Guano From Space Lead to Discovery of 9000 ... - The Atlantic

Satellite Images of Penguin Guano From Space Lead to Discovery of 9000 ... - The Atlantic | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Satellite Images of Penguin Guano From Space Lead to Discovery of 9000 ... The Atlantic One effective option: Penguin guano stains, as viewed from space.
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Astronauts Will Watch Super Bowl from Space - Yahoo! News (blog)

Astronauts Will Watch Super Bowl from Space - Yahoo! News (blog) | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Geek Astronauts Will Watch Super Bowl from Space Yahoo! News (blog) Six astronauts living in space may not have gravity, fresh food or a shower, but there is one Earth necessity they won't miss Sunday: The Super Bowl.
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Take a photographic tour of NASA's space food through the decades - io9

Take a photographic tour of NASA's space food through the decades - io9 | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Take a photographic tour of NASA's space food through the decades io9 Take a photographic tour of NASA's space food through the decades It falls to NASA's Advanced Food Technology Project not only to ensure that the food astronauts eat in space is...
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NASA : Earth as Art - ABC News (blog)

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NASA : Earth as Art
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NASA has released a beautiful book titled “Earth As Art,” pulling a collection of images from US environmental satellites. The result is a unique, almost magical look at the planet we call home.
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This art is data.  Beautiful.

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Carla Gentry CSPO's comment, January 25, 2013 2:57 PM
music as all - all data :o)
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International Year, International Mission: The Changing Fortunes of ...

International Year, International Mission: The Changing Fortunes of ... | Space + Data | Scoop.it
In particular, NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), the Deutsche Agentur für Raumfahrtangelegenheiten (DARA, the German space agency), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the French Centre National d'Études ...
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International cooperation is the best reason.

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Apollo F-1 engines recovered from Atlantic ocean floor by Bezos Expeditions

Apollo F-1 engines recovered from Atlantic ocean floor by Bezos Expeditions | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has exciting news out today. Apollo mission F-1 enginges have been recovered from the bottom of the sea. (Finder's keepers?
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Scientists crowdsource atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts | Crowdsourced Innovation

Scientists crowdsource atmospheric data from smartphones to improve weather forecasts | Crowdsourced Innovation | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Meteorologists may become better at their jobs thanks to your smartphone. Atmospheric scientists at the University of Washington are collecting data from people using PressureNet, a free app that works on certain Android devices.
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Landsat Launch: Earth-Observing Satellite Will Blast Off Feb. 11, NASA Says - Huffington Post

Landsat Launch: Earth-Observing Satellite Will Blast Off Feb. 11, NASA Says - Huffington Post | Space + Data | Scoop.it
French Tribune Landsat Launch: Earth-Observing Satellite Will Blast Off Feb. 11, NASA Says Huffington Post NASA is gearing up for the Monday (Feb.
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Massive snowstorm seen from space in satellite photo - CBS News

Massive snowstorm seen from space in satellite photo - CBS News | Space + Data | Scoop.it
CBS News Massive snowstorm seen from space in satellite photo CBS News The monster storm bearing down on the northeast today (Feb. 8) looks just as scary from space, as revealed in this new photo taken by a satellite in orbit around Earth.
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Time-Lapse Video: A 'Meteorological Bomb' In The Making - NPR (blog)

Time-Lapse Video: A 'Meteorological Bomb' In The Making - NPR (blog) | Space + Data | Scoop.it
NPR (blog) Time-Lapse Video: A 'Meteorological Bomb' In The Making NPR (blog) We've told you that blizzard moving across the New England today may be historic. Wes Junker, of the Capital Weather Gang, explained the science behind the storm.
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NASA to Launch ISS Instrument to Monitor Ocean Winds - WebProNews

NASA to Launch ISS Instrument to Monitor Ocean Winds - WebProNews | Space + Data | Scoop.it
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NASA announced this week that it will launch an instrument called the ISS-RapidScat to the International Space Station (ISS) next year to measure ocean winds.
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Data about Earth is an important deliverables of NASA projects. It's not all about space.
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Wow! Dung Beetles Navigate by the Stars

Wow! Dung Beetles Navigate by the Stars | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Like ancient seafarers, the insects rely on the starry sky and galaxy glow to move away back from a poop pile.
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Poor dung beetle subjects :).  Interesting experiment, though.

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Why NASA observes the Sun in different wavelengths - Phys.Org

Why NASA observes the Sun in different wavelengths - Phys.Org | Space + Data | Scoop.it
Why NASA observes the Sun in different wavelengths Phys.Org This collage of solar images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows how observations of the sun in different wavelengths helps highlight different aspects of the sun's surface...
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New Asteroid-Mining Venture to Be Unveiled Tuesday - Space.com

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A new asteroid-mining company will unveil itself to the world on Tuesday (Jan. 22) and is expected to present an ambitious plan to exploit the resources of deep space.
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