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Cassini Probe Puts a Ring On Earth Before it Dies

May 10, 2017 - 11:58 am in Science

If you’re a space nerd, you’re probably familiar with the Cassini probe. It, alongside the Huygens lander, were part of a joint ESA and NASA mission to study Saturn and its moons. The […] The post Cassini Probe Puts a Ring On Earth Before it Dies appeared…

NASA releases stunning retro-style space tourism posters

September 24, 2016 - 12:02 pm in Extra

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has just released these 14 stunning posters that showcase some of the finest travel destinations from our solar system,…

NASA releases free Mars Rover video game to celebrate four-year anniversary

August 14, 2016 - 10:58 am in Science

Here’s a sad fact- you’re likely never going to be on Mars, not even if your name is Matt Damon. But people will travel there one day, and it’s…

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NASA posts amazing new 4K footage of Earth captured from ISS

April 30, 2016 - 12:27 am in Science

What good is being in space if you can’t take really awesome high-resolution video of it? NASA knew that was a necessity for the International Space Station, so the crew has been provided […] Source: Science – Geek.com

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NASA will test inflatable living module on ISS that could one day go to Mars

April 7, 2016 - 8:44 pm in Science

If the BEAM proves itself, future Mars habitats could use similar designs. Source: Science – Geek.com

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NASA and Lockheed plan “low-boom” supersonic passenger jet

March 5, 2016 - 11:22 pm in Science

The Concorde passenger jet was a marvel of engineering, but it was retired in 2003. Now, NASA and Lockheed Martin are collaborating on a project to bring supersonic passenger travel back, and make […] Source: Science – Geek.com

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NASA seeks programmer fluent in 60-year-old languages to work on Voyager

November 8, 2015 - 1:14 pm in Science

  After decades with the Voyager program, NASA engineer Larry Zottarelli is retiring. That means there’s a job opening at the storied Jet Propulsion Laboratory, but it won’t be the right fit for just any engineer. Applicants should have a can-do attitude,…

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Bits You Missed: Pluto in 3D, bacteria art, and space is so metal!

October 29, 2015 - 11:47 pm in Science

  We’re back with another weekly wrap up of the random things you find in the dark corners of the internet! A stereoscopic view of Pluto Because we can’t get enough of Pluto, NASA has now released photos of the dwarf planet in stereo 3D! So strap…

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NASA creates Hedgehog robot to traverse asteroids

September 14, 2015 - 1:13 am in Science

  Comets and asteroids present unique opportunities for exploration — to see piece of another world that has journeyed across space and into our solar system. However, making a robot that can handle an asteroid‘s terrain presents its own challenges. Enter:…

NASA wants someone to design a rocket launch system for tiny satellites

June 17, 2015 - 4:06 pm in Science

NASA has put out a call for companies to submit proposals for a new rocket deployment system that will launch their next generation of nanosatellites into orbit. NASA is hoping outside companies can help […] Source: Science – Geek.com