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NASA to Test Mars ‘Flying Saucer’ Vehicle on Earth

A NASA flying saucer designed to test Mars lander technology could be launched on Earth this weekend.

06/24/2014

NASA's 'flying saucer' project is aimed at enabling large payloads to be safely landed on the surface of Mars, or other planetary bodies with atmospheres, including Earth, and also allow access to much more of the planet's surface by enabling landings at higher-altitude sites. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Scrubs ‘Flying Saucer’ Mission

NASA has postponed its plan to send a ‘flying saucer’ into Earth’s atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.

06/11/2014

International Space Station (credit: Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Md. Man On the International Space Station Tweets With Boyish Delight About Space

U.S. Navy Lt. Commander G. Reid Wiseman, who was born and raised in the Baltimore area, launched from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station on May 29.

06/05/2014

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Prosecutors: Hacker Helps Government Disrupt Hundreds Of Cyberattacks On Congress, NASA

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

05/26/2014

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ISS Astronaut Takes ‘Space Selfie’

There are millions upon millions of dollars worth of technology on the International Space Station, and American astronaut Steve Swanson has used it to take a space walk selfie.

04/24/2014

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Spacewalking Astronauts Complete Urgent Repair Job

Spacewalking astronauts easily replaced a dead computer outside the International Space Station on Wednesday and got their orbiting home back up to full strength.

04/23/2014

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Lunar Eclipse Happening Overnight, Regardless Of If We Can See It Or Not

A complete lunar eclipse will occur in the early morning hours of April 15, and should be observable for people throughout the Western Hemisphere, according to NASA.

04/14/2014

This NASA photo shows North Korea as a patch of darkness on Earth. (Credit: NASA Earth Observatory)

NASA Photo Shows North Korea In The Dark

North Korea from space shows country in literal darkness.

03/01/2014

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Man Gets 5 Years For $30M NASA Fraud Scheme With Arlington Company

A Florida man was sentenced to five years in prison Friday for his role in a $30 million fraud and bribery scheme that duped NASA into awarding contracts that should have gone to minority-owned businesses.

02/28/2014

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NASA Announces 715 Newly-Discovered Planets in Galaxy

Our galaxy is looking far more crowded. NASA has confirmed a bonanza of 715 newly discovered planets outside our solar system.

02/26/2014

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