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HubbleSite - Picture Album: V838 Monocerotis - September 2006

HubbleSite - Picture Album: V838 Monocerotis - September 2006 | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
V838 Monocerotis - September 2006 http://t.co/s1bRadk #astronomy #space #宇宙...
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News from The Associated Press

News from The Associated Press | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
RT @AP: Dead NASA satellite will soon fall to Earth; there's a 1-in-3,200 chance a satellite part will hit someone http://t.co/eJvngBF -CC...
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Video: NASA chooses Android to power satellites in space | Android and Me

Video: NASA chooses Android to power satellites in space | Android and Me | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
Android is no stranger to outer space. The Samsung Galaxy S II got out of this world in July. And back in December 2010, the Nexus S was rigged up to a weather balloon and sent into the atmosphere to test the Nexus’ on-board sensors.
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newrings_cassini_big.jpg (2766x1364 pixels)

newrings_cassini_big.jpg (2766x1364 pixels) | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
Unbelievable photo of Saturn taken by NASA's cassini orbiter.
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Nasa 'will need more astronauts'

Nasa 'will need more astronauts' | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
Nasa does not have enough astronauts, even though the space shuttle programme has ended, a report says. (So it turns out @NASA has an astronaut shortage... what are you looking at me for?!
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NASA - NASA TV

NASA - NASA TV | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency.
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StarStuff

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Hi, I'm Stuart Gary, I'm a journalist and broadcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. I love science, especially the majesty and wonder of space, so I put together a weekly astronomy...
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Christmas 2010: Astronomy gift ideas for children - by Suzanne Rose - Helium

Many children love astronomy.  A gift with this theme might be perfect for Christmas of 2010, and one of the following may be right for you.
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In praise of … supernovae

In praise of … supernovae | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
Editorial: We owe these fiery monsters everything, including the fabric of the planet from which we observe them (In praise of #supernovae!
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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
From violent supernova explosions to beautiful moonlit skies - striking images of space, near and far.
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Creating Your Own Telescope | telescopeweb.com

Creating Your Own Telescope | telescopeweb.com | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
Materials that you will need: Magnifying glass, Masking tape, Flashlight, Thin piece of paper, a pair of reading glass with low numbers, yardstick, and an (RT @starsmaven: Creating Your Own Telescope http://t.co/SDcFRv7...
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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Un film unico che ci dice del Sole, come era 5 miliardi di anni fa

Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: Un film unico che ci dice del Sole, come era 5 miliardi di anni fa | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it

Un film unico che ci dice del Sole, come era 5 miliardi di anni fa

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Scientists Perceive NASA Bias Against Venus: Scientific American

Scientists Perceive NASA Bias Against Venus: Scientific American | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
The planet is conveniently close, and an extreme laboratory for atmospheric processes familiar on Earth. So why won't NASA send a mission there?
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Cosmic crashes forging gold: Nuclear reactions in space do produce the heaviest elements

Cosmic crashes forging gold: Nuclear reactions in space do produce the heaviest elements | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Collisions of neutron stars produce the heaviest elements such as gold or lead.
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Twitter / Dito Nugroho: @NASA Dear Nasa, I just sa ...

@NASA Dear Nasa, I just saw the photo of the #NASATweetup for #GRAIL, and by the way, when is the launch date? Is it available on tv?
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@NASA Dear Nasa, I just saw the photo of the #NASATweetup for #GRAIL, and by the way, when is the launch date? Is it available on tv?
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APOD: 2007 January 25 - Orion's Cradle

APOD: 2007 January 25 - Orion's Cradle | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
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APOD: 2006 December 8 - NGC 2174: Emission Nebula in Orion

APOD: 2006 December 8 - NGC 2174: Emission Nebula in Orion | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
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NASA launch of moon spacecraft delayed due to winds | abc7.com

NASA launch of moon spacecraft delayed due to winds | abc7.com | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
NASA will have to wait another day to launch its newest moon spacecraft because of high wind on Thursday.
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Falling Space Junk: The Facts About NASA's Doomed UARS Satellite | Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Space Junk & Orbital Debris | Space.com

Falling Space Junk: The Facts About NASA's Doomed UARS Satellite | Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | Space Junk & Orbital Debris | Space.com | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
The defunct satellite UARS (Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite) is expected to fall to Earth in late September or October 2011. Here are frequently asked questions about the satellite UARS and its re-entry through Earth's atmosphere.
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StarStuff

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RT @abcStarStuff: Galaxy may hold thousands of ticking time bombs http://t.co/Inu5OTY #space #astronomy #science #astrophysics #nasa #esa #jaxa #roskosmos...
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The 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition winners - Telegraph

The 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition winners - Telegraph | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
The 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition winners.
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APOD: 2011 September 8 - Apollo 17 Site: A Sharper View

APOD: 2011 September 8 - Apollo 17 Site: A Sharper View | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
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NASA Grapples with U.S. Space Security in Post-9/11 Era: Scientific American | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it

NASA Grapples with U.S. Space Security in Post-9/11 Era: Scientific American | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
For instance, for two decades, the general public was able to obtain car passes to visit KSC and watch a shuttle launch, but this was never resumed after the attacks...
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Space activity – new approach: Voice of Russia

Space activity – new approach: Voice of Russia | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
In the industry of space tourism, NASA commercial flights, Russian Soyuz spacecraft and private industry such as Virgin Galactic suborbital flights have changed the dynamics. By charging civilians ...

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What If NASA's Apollo Program Had Not Been Canceled?: Scientific American

What If NASA's Apollo Program Had Not Been Canceled?: Scientific American | Orbital Blue Report | Scoop.it
The movie Apollo 18 claims to reveal decades-old footage of astronauts on a secret mission two years after Apollo 17--the last real expedition to the moon.
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