Astronauts on Space Station Get First Zero-Gravity Viewscreen
This composite image shows the Screen Innovations' ISS Viewscreen deployed onboard the space station.
April 27th, 2015
Movie nights aboard the International Space Station have just received a major upgrade with the launch of the first projection screen designed for use in microgravity.
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NASA Space Apps Hackathon Encourages Women In Data
Boot Camp Participant Katie Orenstein
April 22nd, 2015
The fourth annual NASA Space Apps Challenge took place April 10 to 12, connecting participants from all over the globe in a three-day hackathon aimed at tackling global problems in creative ways.
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A Revealing Look at the Once Secret Spysat Lacrosse 5
U.S. Spysat Lacrosse 5
April 27th, 2015
A team of Russian researchers are using the Altai Optical Laser Center (AOLC) near Savvushka, Russia to image from the ground various spacecraft. The intent of their work is to help solve problems in space surveillance.
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SpaceX's Elon Musk Says Valve Glitch Caused Rocket Landing Crash
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Attempts to Land
April 23rd, 2015
SpaceX's daring reusable rocket test last week came up just short because of an issue with a 'throttle valve,' company founder and CEO Elon Musk said.
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NASA's Website Just Got a New Look
New Look of
April 20th, 2015
Today NASA launched a redesigned version of the website, which now puts heavy emphasis on images and social media.
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1st Zero-G Espresso Machine Headed for Space Station
ISSpresso, the world's first zero-gravity espresso machine, launched toward the International Space Station on a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship on April 14, 2015.
April 16th, 2015
The International Space Station is about receive perhaps its most important upgrade to date: a microgravity espresso maker!
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Mysterious X-37B Military Space Plane to Fly Again Next Month
X-37B Space Plane in Orbit: Artist’s Concept
April 24th, 2015
The unmanned X-37B, which looks like a miniature version of NASA's now-retired space shuttle orbiter, is scheduled to blast off atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on May 20.
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Incredible Technology: NASA's Wild Airship Idea for Cloud Cities on Venus
Venus Cloud City
April 20th, 2015
NASA researchers have come up with a plan to send piloted, helium-filled airships cruising through Venusian skies. The idea, called the High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC), could eventually lead to cloud cities on the planet.
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