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CRS-7: A Reminder that It's Not Always Easy

I’ve watched a lot of Falcon 9 launches.  Some have carried satellites into orbit for private customers.  Some, like yesterday’s, launched Dragon capsules to rendezvous with the International Space Station as part of SpaceX’s Commercial Resupply contract with NASA.   1,206 more words

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Auburn University hosting forum: Additive Manufacturing - The Next Industrial Revolution

On July 30, 2015, Auburn University will be hosting a by invitation only forum on industrialized additive manufacturing.

Experts will discuss the application of this advanced technology for industries ranging from aerospace to biotechnology.  103 more words

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Lesson Learned: I Wrote About Space X and I Didn't Publish It Fast Enough

Allow me to explain what I mean by this title: a few years ago, I was a NASA intern. Part of my internship involved visiting private and public aerospace factories, which included Space X. 734 more words

After Reading Houma Courier Facebook Comments, NASA Decides Not To Deflect Oncoming Asteroid.

HOUSTON, Tx. – Top NASA officials unanimously agreed not to mobilize rockets and crew to deflect an asteroid headed directly towards Earth. This decision came shortly after they began reading the Facebook comments of a Houma Courier news story. 121 more words

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NASA Invites Media to Tour VIPR, Aeronautics Research Project

NASA will host a behind-the-scenes tour of the Vehicle Integrated Propulsion Research (VIPR) project at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California on Thursday, July 9. 9 more words

The Light, the Dark, and the Dusty

This colorful skyscape spans about three full moons (1.5 degrees) across nebula rich starfields along the plane of our Milky Way Galaxy in the royal northern constellation Cepheus. 125 more words

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