It Shoulda Been a Giant Step for Womankind Too

When President John F. Kennedy announced the launch of the space program in 1961, he used these words: "I believe the nation should commit itself ...

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Former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao Weighs In On Spacewalking In 'Gravity' Movie

The movie "Gravity" recreates the spacewalk experience, according to one former NASA astronaut. Leroy Chiao, a former commander of the Intern ...

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Here's A View Of The Sochi Winter Olympics Only Astronauts Can Get (PHOTOS)

Here's a view of the Olympics only the astronauts can get. New satellite imagery shows the sprawling sporting venues and slopes that will host the ...

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Mercury Craters Named After John Lennon, Nine Other Famous Artists (PHOTOS)

Imagine John Lennon on Mercury. It isn’t hard to do—at least it wasn’t hard for the folks tasked with giving names to craters on the ...

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Olympic Torch, Space Station Crew Return To Earth Tonight (LIVESTREAM)

A Russian Soyuz space capsule will bring the Olympic torch and three residents of the International Space Station back to Earth tonight (Nov. 10) and you ...

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ISS Astronaut Karen Nyberg Shows She Can Move Her Body Using Single Hair (VIDEO)

It's a lot easier to move in microgravity than in the 1G environment on Earth. In fact, in microgravity a single hair can be used to propel your entire ...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Hosts 'Defending Earth From Asteroids' Discussion (LIVESTREAM)

Somewhere out there in the cosmos, odds are there's a big asteroid with our name on it—one that threatens not just to give Earth a close shave ...

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'Gravity' Helps Spotlight Worst Real-World Space Disasters

In the space thriller "Gravity," audiences witness the terrifying prospect of an astronaut adrift in space. The film, which set an October-opening ...

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Virgin Galactic, NBC To Launch 'Space Race' Reality TV Show

Soon, you can watch people compete for a chance to launch into space from the comfort of your own living room. A new reality TV show picked up by NBC ...

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Has the U.S. Finally Dug a Hole it Can’t Climb Out Of!

The 50’s and 60’s were a great time for young American’s; great feats in science and engineering were an everyday occurrence. From new ...

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