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April 18, 2014
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SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to Space Station
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Apr 17, 2014
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with Dragon spacecraft lifted off at 3:25 p.m. EDT from Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. and is on its way to the International Space Station. Falcon 9 is performing as expected. At the time of launch, the space station was traveling at an altitude of 260 miles over southeastern Turkey. Dragon is carrying to the space station almost 5,000 pounds of science and research, crew supplies, vehicle hardware and spacewalk tools -- all to support the crew and more than 150 scientific investigations planned for Expeditions 39 and 40. ... read more
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MOON DAILY

NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface
Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., have confirmed that NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the surface of the m ... more
EXO LIFE

Quest for extraterrestrial life not over: experts
The discovery of an Earth-sized planet in the "habitable" zone of a distant star, though exciting, is still a long way from pointing to the existence of extraterrestrial life, experts said Friday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers
Security flaws in many satellite telecommunications systems leave them open to hackers, raising potential risks for aviation, shipping, military and other sectors, security researchers said Thursday. ... more
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EXO WORLDS

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA
The hunt for potential life in outer space has taken a step forward - an international team of researchers has discovered the first Earth-sized planet within the "habitable zone" of another star. ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

ATK supplying hardware, composites for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
Hardware and large composite structures for Phase 1 of the U.S. Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program are to be supplied by ATK. ... more
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Russian Rockets used by the US
Since the end of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. and Russian relations have deteriorated significantly due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. One of the important questions on many minds is: " ... more
EXO LIFE

Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life
A fluctuating tilt in a planet's orbit does not preclude the possibility of life, according to new research by astronomers at the University of Washington, Utah's Weber State University and NASA. In ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21

LAUNCH PAD

NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of Historic Launch Pad
NASA Kennedy Space Center's historic Launch Complex 39A, the site from which numerous Apollo and space shuttle missions began, is beginning a new mission as a commercial launch site. NASA sign ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Astronauts Will Breathe Easier With New Oxygen Recovery Systems
For NASA's long-duration human spaceflight missions, travelers will need to recycle as much breathable oxygen in their spacecraft environments, as possible. To turn that need into a reality, NASA is ... more
SATURN DAILY

Saturn's rings reveal how to make a moon
Writing in the journal Icarus this week, Professor Carl Murray from Queen Mary's Astronomy Unit reports that recently discovered disturbances at the very edge of Saturn's outer bright A ring result ... more
UAV Payloads 2014, 24 - 25 June - London, UK
International Conference on Protection of Materials and Structures From Space Environment
Nuclear Supply Chain Summit - April 28-29 Greenville SC
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MARSDAILY

The Path to Mars
I have had several opportunities the past few weeks to testify before Congress and explain to the American people the ambitious exploration plan NASA has been implementing the past few years. It is ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Powers through First Integrated System Testing
NASA's Orion spacecraft has proven its mettle in a test designed to determine the spacecraft's readiness for its first flight test - Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) - later this year. EFT-1 will ... more
24/7 News Coverage
12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370

ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Gears Up for Next Set of Engine Tests for Space Launch System
The RS-25 engine that will power NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), off the launch pad and on journeys to an asteroid and Mars is getting ready for the test stand. And it is packing a ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

NASA to Conduct Unprecedented Twin Experiment
Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, too, but on this occasion he decides to stay home. After a ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Astronauts to grow lettuce on International Space Station
NASA's Vegetable Production System, called VEGGIE for short, is among the 500 pounds of supplies to be delivered to the International Space Station by SpaceX's Dragon capsule. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL
Russian Rockets used by the US

SpaceX Cargo Mission Launches to Space Station

Russia will continue rocket engines supplies to US


SPACE TRAVEL
The Path to Mars

Meteorite studies suggest hidden water on Mars

Getting in Place for a Better View of Endeavour Crater


SPACE TRAVEL
NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface

Russia plans to get a foothold in the Moon

Russian Federal Space Agency is elaborating Moon exploration program


SPACE TRAVEL
Dwarf planet 'Biden' identified in an unlikely region of our solar system

Planet X myth debunked

WISE Finds Thousands Of New Stars But No Planet X

MARSDAILY

Meteorite studies suggest hidden water on Mars
Geochemical calculations by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology to determine how the water content of Mars has changed over the past 4.5 billion years suggest as yet unidentified reservoirs ... more
STATION NEWS

Dragon Cargo Craft Launch Scrubbed; Station Crew Preps for Spacewalk
Monday's launch attempt of the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft, loaded with nearly 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station's Expedition 39 crew, was scrubbed due to a helium leak on t ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Russia will continue rocket engines supplies to US
Earlier, the media reported that the US was seeking a license for domestic manufacturing of RD-180 rocket engines. Russia will continue supplying powerful RD-180 rocket engines to the US, the Rocket ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Egypt to launch new satellite from Kazakhstan
Egypt will launch a new satellite from Kazakhstan on Wednesday, official news agency MENA reported on Monday. "Egypt will launch a new satellite, named 'Egyptsat,' from Baikonur Cosmodrome, lo ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

N.D. governor questions coal pollution limits

Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom

SATURN DAILY

Saturn's hexagon: An amazing phenomenon

LAUNCH PAD

MEASAT-3b shipped to launch base

MARSDAILY

Getting in Place for a Better View of Endeavour Crater

MOON DAILY

Russia plans to get a foothold in the Moon

SATURN DAILY

NASA Cassini Images May Reveal Birth of a Saturn Moon

TECH SPACE

Amazonas 4A satellite anomaly being investigated following launch

STATION NEWS

No politics in space: ISS example of what Russia, US can achieve working together

STATION NEWS

ISS Back Up Computer Not Responding to Commands

STATION NEWS

Backup ISS computer breaks down, requiring possible spacewalk

STATION NEWS

Sakura tree grown in space blooms in Japan

Continents May Be A Key Feature of Super-Earths

Minorities on display in Chinese tourist boom

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

Veggie Will Expand Fresh Food Production on ISS

NASA Signs Deal With German, Canadian Partners To Test New Fuels

Vanguard Space Technologies Antenna Reflectors on Amazonas Satellite Launch

Chance meeting creates celestial diamond ring

NASA to send International Space Station android a pair of legs

Study Tests Theory that Life Originated at Deep Sea Vents

NASA Ames Launches Nanosatellites, Science Experiments on SpaceX Rocket

NASA Engineers Prepare Game Changing Cryotank for Testing

Mars' halcyon times may have been fleeting

Faraway Moon or Faint Star? Possible Exomoon Found

Recycling astronaut urine for energy and drinking water

Gusev Crater once held a lake after all

Reporters See NASA's Latest High Tech Exploration Tool Before Testing

Join in the Cassini Name Game

Mars Exploration in a Deep Mine

Avionics System for SLS Boosters Gets 'Boost' of Its Own on Path to Space

Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

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