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No Asteroid Is Threatening to Hit Earth Next Month, NASA Says

There’s no reason to fear a devastating asteroid strike next month, NASA experts say. For the last few months, rumors have circulated on the Internet that a big asteroid will slam into Earth near Puerto Rico between Sept. 15 and Sept. 28, wreaking widespread destruction throughout coastal regions of the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean, […]

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'How We'll Live on Mars' (US 2015): Book Excerpt

“How We’ll Live on Mars,” by Stephen Petranek.Credit: Courtesy of Simon & Schuster Journalist Stephen Petranek thinks living on Mars is far more than science fiction — he believes it will happen within the next 20 years. Inspired by the Petranek TED talk of the same name, his book “How We’ll Live on Mars ” […]

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Curiosity Rover Snaps Awesome Selfies on Mars During Mountain Trek

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover drilled into a rock target called “Buckskin” on lower Mount Sharp as seen in a self-portrait which combined several images taken by Curiosity’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on Aug. 5, 2015. Image released Aug. 19, 2015.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS NASA’s Curiosity rover captured a glorious selfie on Mars this month, shortly before […]

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'Star Trek' Fan Film Recruits Real-Life Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, the record-holder for the longest continuous spaceflight by a woman, joined on as a cast member in the fan project “Star Trek: Axanar.” In April, she tweeted this photo posing in the International Space Station in a “Star Trek: Voyager”-style uniform.Credit: ESA/NASA After spending 199 days on the International Space Station, a […]

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Event Horizon Maelstrom

'The Martian': Matt Damon Wants Excitement Over Science | Video

RECOMMENDED VIDEOS FOR YOU Black Holes: Warping Time & Space | Video James Bond Penetrates The Very Large Telescope The Expanding Danger of Space Debris: Fragmentation Return to Jupiter Orion on the Moon Dust Devils and Clouds on Mars Target: The “Fuzzies” – Galaxies, Nebulae and Comets Planning the Assault: Why Bomb the Moon? Constellation […]

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Testing on Deck

In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated August 19 as National Aviation Day in honor of Orville Wright’s birthday, directing citizens to celebrate the day with activities that encourage an interest and appreciation for aviation. NASA’s heritage in aviation research goes back more than 100 years. To source

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