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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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Kiwaka for iOS: Look Up! App of the Week

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The European Space Agency helped to create this stellar new game. Kiwaka for iOS uses more than 150 images as captured by the ESA. Spotting stars made easy.
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Mini Moon 2014: How Tiny Is the Moon!

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It's the return of the Mini Moon -- Mini Moon 2014. Here's how and when to see It January 15, 2014. And what is this apogee all about, anyway?
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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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Rare Annular Hybrid Solar Eclipse 2013: Viewing Guide

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On November 3, 2013, some earthlings will get a real treat -- a glimpse at the rare ansular hybrid solar eclipse 2013. It'll happen Nov 3, 2013. Check out what cities will be able to view it here.
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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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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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Star Wars Day 2013 May the Fourth Be With You: Videos, Trivia

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May the Fourth be with you, people. May 4 2013 is Star Wars Day 2013. Find videos, trivia, infographics and other bizarre things from our Star Wars collective here at aNewDomain.net.
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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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CES 2013 Leo Laporte TWiT with our John C. Dvorak and Jerry Pournelle, CES of Yore …

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On This Week in Tech (TWiT) for January 6, 2013, you’ve got a CES 2013 Leo Laporte commentary and a retrospective on the ghost of CES shows past. Dynamite show including aNewDomain.net’s own Jerry Pournelle and John C. Dvorak as guest co-hosts. Also co-hosting is the ever erudite Clayton Morris. Download and, even better, subscribe […]
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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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Apple Maps to Thunderdome, Tickets to the Moon on Sale: Tech 411 with Todd Moore

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Apple Maps may leave you stranded without water. It’s Tech 411 with our Todd Moore and Oscar Santana on tickets to the moon, the top five monitors, and favorite apps--IntoNow and SongPop.
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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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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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Meet Richard Hay: Senior Science Editor at aNewDomain.net

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Meet Richard Hay. He's covering science and other edgy topics for us here at aNewDomain.net. He also has a day job as a staff engineer in networking testing at Google ...
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