SpaceX Dragon to Launch Space Mice, 3D Printer and More for NASA
rodent research habitat
September 18th, 2014
SpaceX is due to bring some strange things to the space station this weekend: the first 3D printer to leave the plant, a batch of mutant fruit flies, a wind-watching radar, 20 mice and a mouse X-ray machine.
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See Jeff Bezos Unveil Blue Origin's New Rocket Engine (Video)
Blue Origin BE-4 Engine Model
September 18th, 2014
The secretive private spaceflight company Blue Origin and the launch provider United Launch Alliance announced Wednesday (Sept. 17) that they're teaming up on a new rocket engine venture. Today, you can watch the joint news conference.
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Spaceflight Powered by Partnership (Op-Ed)
SpaceX Launches ORBCOMM Satellites
September 18th, 2014
For spaceflight to truly take off, public-private partnerships will be critical.
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Eye-popping 'Interstellar' Movie App Puts Universe at Your Control
Screenshot from "Interstellar Experience" Game
September 18th, 2014
"The Interstellar Experience" lets players create their own solar systems, explore systems created by other users, travel through wormholes and fly past black holes in the Endurance, the spaceship featured in the upcoming film.
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WATCH LIVE @ 7:30 pm ET: Planet Definition Debate Tonight
Pluto Viewed From One of Its Moons
September 18th, 2014
The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is hosting a debate tonight (Sept. 18) at 7:30 p.m. EDT about the definition of the term "planet." Here's how to watch live.
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Jaw-dropping Aurora View Wins 2014 Astronomy Photo Contest
stronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 Winner
September 18th, 2014
A bright green aurora reflects off a glacial lake against the backdrop of a snow-covered mountain range in an incredible photo that took home first prize in an astrophotography competition.
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