Gemini Spacecraft Lands at Auction, Escapes Parking Ticket
Gemini Capsule's Parking Ticket Near-Miss
November 21st, 2014
A metal mockup of a Gemini space capsule used by NASA for ground tests sold at auction for more than $50,000 — parking fees not included. The 9.5-foot-tall (3-meter) spacecraft narrowly avoided a parking ticket on its way to the sale.
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Space Gifts for Kids: Fun and Educational Ideas for the Holidays
littleBits Space Kit
November 21st, 2014
Find the perfect holiday gift or stocking stuffer with this collection of fun and educational gift ideas that both kids and parents will love.
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Life in an 8-Month Mars Sim: A Q+A With the Hi-SEAS Team
Neil Scheibelhut, medical Officer, HI-SEAS, Mars
November 21st, 2014
From a dome in Hawai'i, six astronaut hopefuls are running an 8-month experiment into what life would be like on Mars.
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Sun to Outshine Spectacular Cosmic Alignment Saturday
Conjunction of Nov. 22, 2014
November 21st, 2014
The morning sky will play host to a spectacular gathering of solar system objects grouped closely together tomorrow (Nov. 22), but it won't be easy for observers on Earth to see it.
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My Other Office is on Mars
Shaunna Morrison and Curiosity rover
November 21st, 2014
I know what you’re thinking: this is not a normal day-in-the-life of a mineralogy graduate student. And you’re right about that! I never dreamed that my love of rocks, crystals, and the atomic scale would lead me to be part of a NASA mission.
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