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2015/01/29 05:59
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A NASA satellite being launched into space Thursday will measure moisture in the top layer of soil in California farm fields far below. The Soil Moisture Active Passive project is expected to provide...
2015/01/29 05:59
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2015/01/28 05:47
2015/01/28 05:47
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All signs are go for the Thursday morning launch of a mission that scientists hope will provide crucial insights into climate patterns at the global and regional level, and even raise warning flags...
Read more at NBC Los Angeles, PhysOrg
2015/01/27 12:39
2015/01/27 12:39
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Dara Entekhabi, an MIT professor of civil and environmental engineering and of earth, atmospheric and planetary sciences, is the science team leader of NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP)...
2015/01/26 15:39
2015/01/26 15:39
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... controllers let the CATS out of the bag!" So says NASA spokesman Dan Huot in a cool new NASA timelapse video showing in detail how CATS crawled around the space stations gangly exterior and...
2015/01/23 11:17
2015/01/23 11:17
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DANBURY, Conn. — Danbury-based Praxair Inc. has been awarded a five-year contract worth $53 million to supply liquid hydrogen to NASA. Praxair’s hydrogen supply network will serve four NASA sites:...
2015/01/21 14:39
2015/01/21 14:39
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A busy year of 13 space launches by rocket provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) in 2015 begins with a pair of blastoffs for the US Navy and NASA tonight and next week, emanating from both the US East...
2015/01/21 05:13
2015/01/21 05:13
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the United States Navy successfully launched from Cape Canaveral Tuesday night. Despite several...
2015/01/19 16:47
2015/01/19 16:47
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AMSAT has announced that its Fox-1A satellite will launch on August 27 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 National Reconnaissance Office flight. Fox-1A...
2015/01/17 15:42
2015/01/17 15:42
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Launch of Newest Earth-observing Mission, NASA TV Coverage The mission will map the entire globe every two to three days for at least three years and provide the most accurate and highest-resolution...
2015/01/16 20:42
2015/01/16 20:42
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The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission will take the pulse of a key measure of our water planet: how freshwater cycles over Earth's land surfaces in the form of soil moisture. The mission...
Read more at Science Daily, PhysOrg
2015/01/15 20:22
2015/01/15 20:22
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The first ever picture of the US from space: Nasa reveals early high-resolution image of 48 states captured in 1974 Each of the black and white image were taken at the same altitude of 560 miles...
2015/01/15 14:34
2015/01/15 14:34
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... photo) Photographers take up position a rocket launch at Cape Canaveral. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP Cape Canaveral - Florida's Cape Canaveral expects to be the world's busiest spaceport this...
2015/01/14 01:05
2015/01/14 01:05
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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Students at Madera School in Simi Valley may have seen pictures of a Mars rover in their science classes, but now they’ve seen how one actually works. Mike Bonnici, 24, a NASA...
2015/01/11 22:40
2015/01/11 22:40
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NASA's new SMAP (Soil Moisture Active Passive) satellite is set to map hidden water and moisture under in the Earth's soil, it has been reported. Data from SMAP will be used to enhance understanding...
2015/01/07 16:15
2015/01/07 16:15
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Clarence E. “Gene” Botts Services for Clarence E. “Gene” Botts who died on Dec. 9, 2014, will be held at l0:30 a.m., January 9, 2015, at Warren McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence, KS. Family members will...
2015/01/06 10:51
2015/01/06 10:51
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Congress' Missile Defense Opportunity | Commentary One of the first tasks the new Congress will need to consider is how to strengthen the U.S. National Missile Defense program. No congressional...
2015/01/05 18:22
2015/01/05 18:22
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Nasa's 'space lasso' set to launch: Satellite will reveal how much moisture is in Earth's soil - and could help us cope with natural disasters A new Nasa Earth satellite will launch from California...
2015/01/03 05:49
2015/01/03 05:49
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A Year Of Successes And Challenges In The Aerospace Industry This past year saw several spectacular successes in the field of aerospace and space exploration, including the launch of NASA's first new...
2015/01/02 15:03
2015/01/02 15:03
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Two private companies have filed layoff notices with the state regarding a total of 347 jobs to be cut at Patrick Air Force Base between now and March. The base is just south of Cocoa Beach and Cape...
2014/12/28 19:10
2014/12/28 19:10
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Once the launchpad for Apollo and space shuttle flights, NASA’s Launch Complex 39A is now in the hands of SpaceX and its enigmatic billionaire leader, Elon Musk. With a 20-year lease, the privately...
2015/01/29 05:59
2015/01/29 05:59
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