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By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
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1965: Gus Grissom and ‘Gemini 3’ really Launched NASA’s Space Program

Astronauts Young and Grissom walk up the ramp leading to the elevator that will carry them to the spacecraft for the first manned Gemini mission. They wear Gemini G3C intravehicular suits. March 23, 1965 Major Virgil More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Mysterious and Unusual Blast ‘The Cow’ Studied with NASA Telescopes

A brief and unusual flash spotted in the night sky on June 16, 2018, puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe. The event – called AT2018cow and nicknamed “the Cow” after the coincidental More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Citizen Scientists Find New World with NASA Telescope

Using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope, citizen scientists have discovered a planet roughly twice the size of Earth located within its star’s habitable zone, the range of orbital distances where More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s NASA documentary heads to theaters for screenings on September 29 and October 3

In celebration of NASA’s 60th anniversary, Fathom Events is bringing the new Discovery Channel documentary “Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow” to movie theaters nationwide with two special cinematic More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Oklahoma Rep Jim Bridenstine confirmed as new NASA chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite objections from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency. Bridenstine’s More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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The Challenger Disaster: What Went Wrong?

The Space Shuttle Challenger on its STS-51L mission was launched for the first time on January 28, 1986, from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral. The families of the astronauts were there, many More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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NASA probe Cassini sends photos close-up view of Saturn’s rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has beamed back amazing close-up photographs of Saturn’s rings. The icy debris is already being nicknamed “straw” and “propellers.” These images are 550 More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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From Space Exploration to Securing West Africa’s Food Supply: NASA Makes a Meaningful Difference

NASA’s space exploration projects have allowed scientists to learn about what exists beyond Earth, and have arguably helped inspire schoolchildren everywhere to don space suits and become astronauts after More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Five years later, Hal Lewis’ ‘global warming’ hoax warning rings loud and clear

The Telegraph published a shaming letter of resignation from Professor Emiritus of physics Hal Lewis of the University of California at Santa Barbara on Oct. 8, 2010 and now the letter is still going viral. Lewis More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Science Channel sets 3 exciting shows to honor 25th anniversary of Hubble Telescope

Since 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has opened our eyes to the infinite universe, showing us wonders we never knew existed. Far from an ordinary telescope, the Hubble is our eye in the sky, orbiting Earth from More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Day in History: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, John Hershel Glenn Jr. is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into space aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first orbital flight by an American astronaut. Glenn was among More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Dry Ice, not water, creating ‘gullies’ on Mars

Scientists believed it was liquid water streaming on the Mars surface, but new data indicates that it was in fact carbon dioxide. Water on Mars? Doesn’t sound like it. photo/NASA Gullies on the Mars surface More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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North Korea from space: Witness the darkness that’s the Hermit Kingdom

A photograph of the Korean Peninsula at night taken by the astronauts at the International Space Station shows the darkness of the Hermit Kingdom. The picture (below), taken on Jan. 30, 2014, show the shining lights More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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This Day in History: Space shuttle Columbia explodes on re-entry

The Space Shuttle Columbia disaster occurred on February 1, 2003, when Columbia disintegrated over Texas and Louisiana as it reentered Earth’s atmosphere, killing all seven crew members. This is More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 7th, 2012
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NASA astronauts use toothbrush for space repair

NASA spaceflyer Sunita Williams and Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide spent nearly 6 1/2 hours yesterday outside in the vacuum of space to properly install a pair of bolts that had caused problems for the pair More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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NASA launches Atlas V to send two probes to study radiation belt around earth

An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to put a pair of heavily shielded NASA science satellites into position to study Earth’s radiation belts. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, August 26th, 2012
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Farewell to the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong passes away at age 82

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82. “On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like More...


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