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1969 to 2014: Visualizing Space Exploration and Space Tech

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If you love space exploration and space tech, check out this fine infographic detailing the history of both.
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What Space Hath Wrought: All About NASA Spinoffs [infographic]

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From invisible braces to smart ovens, NASA spinoffs are a huge part of daily life, industrial innovations and lifesaving tech. Check it out.
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Meet the Mars 2020 Rover: Details, Infographic

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Hungering for more details on the Mars 2020 rover? Look no further. Here's an amazing Mars 2020 rover-tech infographic from the folks at Space.com. Nice.
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Telstar I Anniversary: History of Satellites [infographic]

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Find out how the Telstar I satellite revolutionized global communications in July 1962 in this Early History of Satellites infographic.
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Space Travel: Then and Now (Infographic)

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For more tahn 50 years, mankind's quest to reach the stars has never waned. Eric Searleman reports.
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Perseid Meteor Shower 2013: How Meteor Showers Work — and When

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Did you catch the Perseids meteor showers yet? Check out this awesome How Meteor Showers infographic plus info on Perseids and where to watch, livestreams, and a 2013 meteor showers schedule of events.
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Chabot Space and Science Center: A First Rate Public Observatory

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Chabot Space and Science Center is a first-class public Observatory. Richard Hay gives us the rich history of the Observatory and his time there.
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Manned Express Flight Docks with Space Station, Watch Live Stream Here

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Check out the ISS live stream -- the second-ever manned express flight of astronauts is docking with the International Space Station March 28 at 7:17 PT.
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Richard Hay: On Winning the Carmack Prize, How AeroPac Did It, Details

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Our Richard Hay digs into the Carmack Prize with details, pics and videos of the winning team -- AeroPac -- and how it managed to build a rocket that could reach 100K feet and still be recoverable. Most excellent.
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Android Smartphone Satellites: NASA Launches Nexus One PhoneSats

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Android smartphone satellites in space. We kid you not: NASA launched three souped up Google Nexus One PhoneSats nto orbit. Madison Andrews reports.
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Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes: NASA Video

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NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
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NASA Kepler Discovery: Three Habitable Planets? Discovery, Video, Infographic

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Click here to view NASA's news conference regarding the Kepler space telescope's latest discovery of three potentially habitable planets -- exoplanets in habitable zones -- in two newly discovered planetary systems. The three planets are closer to Earth's size and cllme than others so far discovered. Scientists discovered seven new exoplanets in all today. Developing. Details here. Charts. More.
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IBM 360 at Fifty: Controlling Viking, Voyager, NASA Remembers

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The IBM 360 is 50 today. A dual IBM 360 Model 75 installation controlled spacecraft at NASA until 1981. NASA remembers. Here are some cool tech details.
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Name the New Pluto Moons Contest: SETI Rules, How to Play, Vote and Infographic

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Here's where and how to vote for names in the new Pluto Moons naming contest by Seti. Deadline is coming up. See if you can think out of the box -- our site will -- and come up with non-traditional names for the write-in ballot. I'm thinking Steve and Steve. Or Google and Apple, names that might be funny and meaningless in 1,000 years. Or not. Or Spock and Scottie. Anything but Roman and Greek myth names, please. It's the 21st century. Toss tradition, I say, but that's just me. Send anewdomain your name recommendations and we'll collect them for our entry into SETI.
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Long Night’s Moon December 2012: Full Moon Howling In Perspective

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It's called the Long Night's Moon -- the last full moon of 2012. .But it won't excuse your nutty behavior. Here's a great video debunking such mythology. Great video and info curated from space.com and @DavidSkyBrody. Howl if you want to, though.
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Live Feed International Space Station Crew Return: Photos, Blogs

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Here's the live feed of the International Space Station crew return of three members of its current expedition 33/34. The returning crew members include commander Sunita Williams. She handed over control to astronaut Kevin Ford. Check out the live feed and the growing photo gallery here.
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Exoplanet Super Earth Infographic, Major Discovery: Carl Sagan Was Right

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Scientists have located an enormous, Earth like exoplanet -- it's at just the right distance from its star that it could support life we know it. Could it have life on there? Could Scientists are calling the giant plant orbiting dwarf star HD 40307 -- about 44 light years away -- a potentially habitable super-Earth. Crazy. But Carl Sagan told us we'd find one of these, didn't he? Here are all the details in this extraordinary exoplanet super Earth infographic
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NASA DTN Protocol: Interplanetary Internet, How It Works, What LEGOS Have to To With It

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Vint Cerf, developer of the IP protocol, created the BP protocol driving the DTN protocol behind the Interplanetary Internet. Here's how BP differs from TCP/IP and why the Internet will benefit from developments of the Interplanetary Internet, all in the news now. Deep tech dive. Happy weekend!
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The Story of Earth in 90 Amazing Seconds (video)

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Must see video: a stunning 90-second video of the story of Earth. There's amazing footage from several documentaries and films about the origin of our planet and species.
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Endeavor Flyover Image Gallery: Two MPH Over Los Angeles

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Did you snap a pic of the incredible 2 mph Endeavor flyover in LA this weekend? It will arrive at its home museum at 5 a.m. Sunday, October 14, 2012. If you have a pic, send it in. These came via Steve Wozniak ... amazing.
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