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Climbing Legs for Robonaut 2 Headed to International Space Station

NASA – NASA has built and is sending a set of high-tech legs up to the International Space Station for Robonaut 2 (R2), the station’s robotic crewmember. 176 more words

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President Obama can certainly be blamed for a number of things, and questioned for his views and actions as chief executive. 152 more words

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Russia gets the cold shoulder

Tensions over the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea spilled into space yesterday after Nasa suspended cooperation with Russia, prompting worries about the future of the International Space Station (ISS). 528 more words

SCIENCECASTS: UNEXPECTED TELECONNECTIONS IN NOCTILUCENT CLOUDS by NASA

Published on Apr 14, 2014

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“NASA’s AIM spacecraft is discovering unexpected ‘teleconnections’ in Earth’s atmosphere that link weather and climate across vast distances.”

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Lunar Eclipse

I’m a student of astronomy. I have my own telescope, great astronomy software – Starry Night - and look forward to those “special events” when they happen. 98 more words

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Lunar Eclipse | Images of Totality

The previous post explained the nature of a total lunar eclipse and what to watch for. The post also described the four consecutive total lunar eclipses we can expect in the next two years, known as a tetrad. 361 more words

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