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Vote Now! Best Space Stories of the Week – Aug. 24, 2014

Former NASA Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies at 67

NASA

August 22 - NASA astronaut Steven Nagel, who flew four space shuttle missions, died Thursday (Aug. 21). He was 67.

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'Beam Me to Mars' Lets You Send Martian Messages to Fund Space Exploration

NASA

August 22 - The space-funding organization Uwingu is starting a project that will allow people to beam a message to Mars, for a small fee.

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