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How Space-Age Nostalgia Hobbles Our Future

How Space-Age Nostalgia Hobbles Our Future | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
This article arises from Future Tense, a collaboration of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University.
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Watch Live: Searching for Scars of a Giant Explosion on Jupiter | Wired Science | Wired.com

Watch Live: Searching for Scars of a Giant Explosion on Jupiter | Wired Science | Wired.com | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
Live show starts at 7 p.m. Pacific/10 p.m. Eastern. Watch as the Slooh Space Camera searches for scars from an enormous explosion in Jupiter's upper atmosphere during a live show.
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How NASA Solved a $100 Million Problem for Five Bucks

How NASA Solved a $100 Million Problem for Five Bucks | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
A few years ago, back when the Constellation Program was still alive, NASA engineers discovered that the Ares I rocket had a crucial flaw, one that could have jeopardized the entire project.
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Space Fan News #51: Dark Matter Galaxy; Most Distant Type 1a; Planck Completes Its Mission

http://gplus.to/TonyDarnell http://facebook.com/SpaceFan Dark Matter Galaxy: http://web.mit.edu/physics/index.html http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicag...
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If We Had Followed This Plan, We’d Be Living on Mars By Now

If We Had Followed This Plan, We’d Be Living on Mars By Now | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
If you think Curiosity is exciting, imagine where we could have been if someone had put these guys in charge
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Hubble 3.0 will measure surfaces of habitable exoplanets by 2035

Hubble 3.0 will measure surfaces of habitable exoplanets by 2035 | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
Designing and building a new space telescope takes such a long time that even before Hubble 2.0 (the James Webb Space Telescope) has launched, astronomers are already working on Hubble 3.0, known right now as ATLAST.
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Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic)

Planets Large and Small Populate Our Galaxy (Infographic) | Space Science-1 | Scoop.it
Astronomers searching for another Earth are getting closer, thanks to recent discoveries by the Kepler space telescope.
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