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STEM 'Cheerleader' finalists selected for NASA's OPSPARC Challenge

WASHINGTON—Three students from Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington, D.C. have been selected as one of eight national high school Glog selection finalists in the… 336 more words

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NASA grants Lockheed Martin $248M contract to develop a quieter supersonic jet

The Concorde was a generation ago, yet its legend persists — and the dream of supersonic flight is a possibility returning. NASA and Lockheed Martin are taking concrete steps toward the creation of planes that travel faster than the speed of sound but are” about as loud as a automobile door closing .” … 292 more words

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BQB Does Kennedy Space Center

Alien Jones said it was primitive in comparison to his spaceship, but I was still impressed:

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) at 6:51 p.m. on 18 April 2018 from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. 27 more words

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Meteor Over Crater Lake

Did you see it? One of the more common questions during a meteor shower occurs because the time it takes for a meteor to flash is typically less than the time it takes for a head to turn. 140 more words

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Two Views of the Lagoon Nebula

These Hubble Space Telescope images are views of the vast stellar nursery known as the Lagoon Nebula. One was taken in visible light (left) and the other in infrared (right).

Image Credit: NASA / ESA / STScI

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