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Owners of Pre-2012 Kindles Need to Update

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Pre-2012 Kindles need to be updated by the end of today.

The Apollo 1 Fire: Astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee

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Astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee were American heroes destined to go to the Moon. Unfortunately, neither of them made it.

The Apollo 1 Fire: Astronaut Gus Grissom

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NASA’s “Failure is not an option” started after the Apollo 1 fire. Too late for Gus Grissom.

AMAZING NEWS: 1/24/1…”some call it heavenly in its brilliance”

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aliens, aliens and more aliens; Boskone, space flowers, ice volcanoes, Groot, drones and Star Trek. Plus Suicide Squad and GotG. And - you guessed it - even more.

Falcon 9 Lands the Way a Spaceship Should

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Spaceships landing the way they should! Welcome to the science fiction future.

Star Trek vs. International Space Station: Transporters & Robots & Tribbles...

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"Three to beam up". To compare Star Trek with ISS here, I need to stretch a bit.

Asni’s Art Blog: Moon Landing

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I belong to a generation who have grown up in the knowledge that humans can fly to the moon.

Star Trek USS Enterprise vs. International Space Station: Computers

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"Kirk to Enterprise ..." Star Trek vs. ISS computers. Who wins Round 2?

Did Star Trek Get It Right?: USS Enterprise vs. International Space...

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"Earl Grey, hot." The ISS is alreay breaking in prototypes of the tech Star Trek's ships will employ in 2265 AD.

Did Star Trek Get It Right?: USS Enterprise vs. International Space...

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"These are the voyages". Just how correct is Star Trek's "future" so far?

Citizens of the Solar System: Cool TECHNOLOGY on the International Space...

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From Luke Skywalker's "remotes" to Star Trek's Mr. Data, science fiction is fast becoming fact on the International Space Station.

Citizens of the Solar System: Cool SCIENCE on the International Space...

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There's a boatload of scientific research experiments currently being done on ISS. NASA doesn't publicize this much, but I found the range and number of them staggering!

Asni’s Art Blog: Satellite Dish

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Satellite dishes aren't usually considered to have great visual appeal, but the collection of images I found is surprisingly poetic.

Citizens of the Solar System: 50 Years On and We’re STILL...

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We've been sending humans into near-Earth orbit for over 50 years now. Can't we just move on?

Citizens of the Solar System: Who Owns The Planets?

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Is the Solar System freely available for colonization? Are the asteroids fair game for commercial mining? Maybe. Maybe not.

Citizens of the Solar System: The Big Question, “But Why Human...

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When someone asks, “What are we spending taxpayers money on human spaceflight?”, what's your answer?

Asni’s Art Blog: Escalator

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Stairway to Heaven, Highway to Hell – escalators symbolise glitzy promises of glamour, or the grunge of broken down technology.

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane on “The Amazing Flight Software People”

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Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane has some thoughts about the IBM team who built the Shuttle onboard flight software.

Asni’s Art Blog: Robot

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So what’s the difference between a robot, an android (or droid), and a cyborg?

Space Shuttle First Flights: The Amazing Flight Software People

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The people who designed, tested and supported the Space Shuttle Flight Software were the most exceptional technical team I’ve encountered.

Asni’s Art Blog: Power Lines

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The photographers have been at work.

Space Shuttle First Flights: An Era Ends, A New Age Begins

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Space Shuttle is ended. The future of near-earth manned spaceflight is now in the hands of private industry. As I believe it should be.

Asni’s Art Blog: Space Station

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Space stations are a technological reality, but also a quintessential locus for projecting dreams about a bright technological future which might take humans to the stars.

Space Shuttle First Flights: The Legacy of Space Shuttle

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Was Space Shuttle worth it? The International Space Station. The Hubble Space Telescope. How do you set a value on something that humans had only dreamed about?

Shuttle Astronaut Mike Mullane Describes Orbiter Damage on STS-27 (Atlantis 1988)...

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Guest blogger veteran Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane weighs in on the severe impact damage to Atlantis on his own 1988 flight (STS-27) and to Columbia's disastrous flight in 2003 (STS-107)

Space Shuttle First Flights: Columbia (February 3, 2003)

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As with Apollo 13, NASA "can do amazing things when they've got their back against the wall". But for Space Shuttle Columbia they didn't try.

Space Shuttle First Flights: Challenger (“Nature Cannot Be Fooled”)

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Richard Feynman's question about Space Shuttle Challenger was, "What is the cause of management's fantastic faith in the machinery?"

Space Shuttle First Flights: Challenger (January 28,1986)

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On the eve of the Space Shuttle Challenger launch the Morton Thiokol engineering team protested the decision to launch. They were overridden by NASA

Space Shuttle First Flights: Mike Mullane (Don’t Eat Yellow Snow)

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Space Shuttle Discovery's flight in 1984 dumped an unexpected "payload" in orbit.

Space Shuttle First Flights: Launch Of Discovery (STS-41D): August 1984

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After Space Shuttle Discovery recovered from a dangerous launch abort in June 1984, the second try was flawless and spectacular.