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  1. After a year in space, the air hasn't gone out of NASA's inflated module

    Scpr.org - California 07.26 / 18:36 scpr.org
    Flight engineer Kate Rubins checks out the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, which is attached to the International Space Station.; Credit: /NASA Joe Palca | NPRA prototype of what could be the next generation of space stations is currently in orbit around the Earth. The prototype is unusual. Instead of arriving in space fully assembled, it was folded up and then expanded to its full size once in orbit. The module is called BEAM, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, and it has…
  2. 3D Printing and Recycling in Space Among New NASA and Freelancer.com Design Challenges

    3dprint.com - Technology 07.26 / 18:17 3dprint.com
    It’s become obvious over the last several years that NASA loves a good contest. The agency is enthusiastic about crowdsourcing ideas and inventions from the general public through design... View the entire article via our…
  3. NASA issues solar glasses warning ahead of August eclipse

    Abc7news.com - California (CA) 07.26 / 17:43 abc7news.com
    NASA has issued a safety warning against certain solar glasses and guidelines on how to watch next month's Aug. 21 solar…
  4. NASA issues solar glasses warning ahead of August eclipse

    Abc7.com - Los Angeles 07.26 / 17:39 abc7.com
    NASA has issued a safety warning against certain solar glasses and guidelines on how to watch next month's Aug. 21 solar…
  5. NASA Science Team to Track 2017 Total Solar Eclipse --"Will Chase Shadow of the Moon from Two Research Jets" (WATCH Toda

    The Daily Galaxy - News 07.26 / 17:34 dailygalaxy.com
    “These could well turn out to be the best ever observations of high frequency phenomena in the corona,” says Dan Seaton, co-investigator of the project and researcher at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. “Extending the observing time and..…
  6. NASA's webbcam shows Webb telescope chilling in Chamber A

    Phys.org - Astronomy 07.26 / 17:34 phys.org
    The temperature of Chamber A at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston is steadily dropping, creating a frigid environment for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that is in stark contrast to the heat of the…
  7. NASA sees newly formed Tropical Storm Nesat near Philippines

    Eurekalert.org - Technology 07.26 / 16:56 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Nesat formed early on July 26 just east of the Philippines and NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead gathering temperature data to determine the location of the most powerful storms. Imagery showed strong storms from Nesat's western side were affecting the central…
  8. NASA watching Typhoon Noru head west in Northwestern Pacific

    Eurekalert.org - Technology 07.26 / 16:56 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite provided a near-infrared look at Typhoon Noru as it continued its western track at sea, far to the southeast of…
  9. NASA's webbcam shows Webb telescope chilling in Chamber A

    Eurekalert.org - Technology 07.26 / 16:56 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The temperature of Chamber A at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston is steadily dropping, creating a frigid environment for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope that is in stark contrast to the heat of the…
  10. NASA eyes compact Hurricane Hilary

    Phys.org -Science news 07.26 / 16:33 phys.org
    When the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean on July 25 it captured a visible close-up of Hurricane…
  11. NASA sees Irwin before it weakened to a Tropical Storm

    Phys.org -Science news 07.26 / 16:33 phys.org
    Irwin was still a hurricane when the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean on July 25. Eighteen hours later, Irwin weakened to a tropical…
  12. NASA eyes compact Hurricane Hilary

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 07.26 / 15:54 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) When the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean on July 25 it captured a visible close-up of Hurricane…
  13. NASA sees Irwin before it weakened to a Tropical Storm

    Eurekalert.org - Astronomy 07.26 / 15:54 eurekalert.org
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Irwin was still a hurricane when the NASA-NOAA Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Pacific Ocean on July 25. Eighteen hours later, Irwin weakened to a tropical…
  14. NASA BIG Ideas Challenge Seeks Concepts for Solar Power on Mars

    Campustechnology.com - Technology 07.26 / 15:42 campustechnology.com
    NASA has launched the BIG Ideas Challenge asking college students to submit ideas for efficient, reliable and cost-effective solar energy systems that can work on Mars day and…
  15. ASU team partners with NASA to study eclipse

    Guardonline.com - Local 07.26 / 15:36 guardonline.com
    JONESBORO — Arkansas State University professor of science education Dr. Tillman Kennon says that seeing a total eclipse of the sun should be on everyone’s bucket list. Kennon already checked it off his when he observed a total eclipse in Hawaii in 1991, but about a dozen ASU students will have that opportunity and more [&#…
  16. NASA tests engine that will eventually take us to Mars

    NYPost-Tech 07.26 / 15:30 nypost.com
    NASA engineers tested the RS-25 rocket engine, which will play a crucial role in eventual missions to Mars, on Tuesday. The test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi is the latest in a series of RS-25 firings. The forthcoming Space Launch System (SLS) rocket will be powered by four R2-25 engines firing simultaneously. T…
  17. UH Moment: Anti-Freezing Technology Wins NASA iTech Prize

    “We envision that these surfaces will open new paths to tackle the problem of icing in different sectors,” Ghasemi sai…
  18. NASA Fires Up the World’s Most powerful Rocket --"Poised for Crucial Role in Future Manned Mar's Missions"

    The Daily Galaxy - News 07.26 / 14:31 dailygalaxy.com
    The test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi is the latest in a series of firings of the forthcoming Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, which will be powered by four R2-25 engines firing simultaneously providing 2 million pounds o…
  19. Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests RS-25 Flight Engine Controller for NASA SLS Rocket; Eileen Drake Comments

    Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology 07.26 / 13:48 blog.executivebiz.com
    Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested its third RS-25 engine flight controller, which will support the launch of a future NASA heavy lift rocket, at the space agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The RS-25 flight controller was designed to help operate vehicles and monitor the health of engines using real-time adjustments to combustion pressures, turbopump speeds…
  20. NASA's Venus chamber breaks record with completion of 80-day test

    Phys.org -Science news 07.26 / 12:26 phys.org
    After an 80-day test at Venus surface conditions and a two-week cooling period, samples were removed from Glenn's Extreme Environments Rig (GEER) at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, July 13, nearly doubling the facility's previous duration record of 42…