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  1. NASA set to use laser communication for high-speed space internet

    Zeenews.india.com - Technology 03.23 / 12:02 zeenews.india.com
    The Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) mission, scheduled for launch in 2019, will help NASA understand the best ways to operate laser communications…
  2. NASA Satellite Catches Star's Death by Black Hole

    The Swift telescope has charted a star's plunge into a supermassive black hole at the core of a distant galaxy -- Read more on…
  3. NASA Satellite Catches Star's Death by Black Hole

    The Swift telescope has charted a star's plunge into a supermassive black hole at the core of a distant galaxy -- Read more on…
  4. SpaceX Disappointed In Lack of NASA Mars Funding; Starts Looking For Landing Sites For Its Own Mars Missions

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 03.23 / 10:41 tech.slashdot.org
    frank249 writes: Elon Musk says that the new NASA authorization legislation "changes almost nothing about what NASA is doing. Existing programs stay in place and there is no added funding for Mars." From a report via Ars Technica: "Musk is absolutely correct on two counts. First, an 'authorization' bill does not provide funding. That comes from appropriations committees. Secondly, while Congress has been interested in building rockets and spacecraft, it is far less interested in investing…
  5. NASA Captain speaks to Economic Club, Upton says, “Don’t Worry”, Hospitality Job Fair – WSJM New

    Wsjm.com - Michigan (MI) 03.23 / 10:39 wsjm.com
    NASA Captain Scott Kelly is the latest guest to appear before the Economic Club of Southwestern Michigan last night, The United Way of Southwest Michigan is now taking applications for awards in its annual Volunteer Recognition Event …
  6. NASA to use laser communication for high-speed space 'internet'

    Oneindia.com - World 03.23 / 10:32 oneindia.com
    Washington, March 23: In a step towards verifying the efficacy of laser communications for speedier data rates for connections between spacecraft and the Earth, NASA said it is developing a trailblazing, long-term technology demonstration mission. The Laser Communications Relay…
  7. NASA's Curiosity Mars rover develops breaks in wheels

    Zeenews.india.com - Technology 03.23 / 09:37 zeenews.india.com
    Experts have detected the latest signs of wear and tear as the robotic probe continues its journey across the red…
  8. Nasa is using lasers to build an internet in space for near Earth as well as deep space missions

    Tech.firstpost.com - Technology 03.23 / 09:25 tech.firstpost.com
    The system could enable much higher data rates for connections between spacecraft and the Earth, such as data downlink and astronaut communications. The post Nasa is using lasers to build an internet in space for near Earth as well as deep space missions appeared first on…
  9. Sea ice extent dips to record lows at both poles: NASA

    Financialexpress.com - Science 03.23 / 09:08 financialexpress.com
    Sea ice extent at the Arctic and around Antarctica hit a record low earlier this month, according to NASA scientists. The post Sea ice extent dips to record lows at both poles: NASA appeared first on The Financial …
  10. NASA to use laser communication for high-speed space ‘internet’

    Financialexpress.com - Industries 03.23 / 08:28 financialexpress.com
    In a step towards verifying the efficacy of laser communications for speedier data rates for connections between spacecraft and the Earth, NASA said it is developing a trailblazing, long-term technology demonstration mission. The post NASA to use laser communication for high-speed space ‘internet’ appeared first on The Financial…
  11. Breaks detected in NASA’s Mars rover wheels

    Financialexpress.com - Science 03.23 / 07:42 financialexpress.com
    NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has developed small breaks in its aluminium wheels, say scientists who have detected the latest signs of wear and tear as the robotic probe continues its journey across the red planet. The post Breaks detected in NASA’s Mars rover wheels appeared first on The Financial …
  12. Donald Trump signs bill reaffirming support for NASA, Netizens react

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 03.23 / 06:40 au.ibtimes.com
    US President Donald Trump signed into law S.442, signifying support for NASA and space travel, and it was met with mixed reactions from…
  13. Charles Chase: Lockheed, NASA Eye Preliminary X-Plane Design Review Completion in June

    Blog.executivebiz.com - Technology 03.23 / 05:40 blog.executivebiz.com
    Charles Chase, a program lead at Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works unit, has said Lockheed and NASA expect to wrap up the evaluation phase on the preliminary design of a supersonic aircraft by June before the company and the agency begin the critical design review, FlightGlobal reported Wednesday. Chase told the publication that NASA and Lockheed […
  14. NASA to send 'futuristic space clock' to guide future astronauts

    Au.ibtimes.com - US 03.23 / 04:39 au.ibtimes.com
    NASA's newest atomic clock may eventually help future astronauts get more precise calculations of data about their…
  15. Trump signs NASA funding bill, ponders sending Congress to space

    Aerotechnews.com - Technology 03.23 / 02:48 aerotechnews.com
    President Donald Trump signed legislation March 21 adding human exploration of Mars to NASA’s mission. Could sending Congress into space be next? Flanked at an Oval Office bill-signing ceremony by astronauts and lawmakers, Trump observed that being an astronaut is a “pretty tough job.” He said he wasn’t sure he’d want it and, among…
  16. NASA’s Discovery of Seven New Earth-like Planets is Exciting and Terrifying

    Geek.com - Science 03.23 / 01:50 geek.com
    NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a single star — three of which lie in the system’s habitable zone. That makes TRAPPIST-1, at a meager 39 light years away, […] The post NASA’s Discovery of Seven New Earth-like Planets is Exciting and Terrifying appeared first on…
  17. NASA to build high-speed space 'Internet'

    China.org.cn - World 03.23 / 01:36 www.china.org.cn
    U.S. space agency NASA said Wednesday it's moving ahead with a long-term demonstration of laser communications that eventually "could become the high-speed internet of the…
  18. NASA Experiment Could Solve a Mystery About DNA in Space

    Io9.com - Science 03.23 / 00:53 io9.com
    While we all want to travel, live, and bang in space, there are some pretty major things to consider, such as the fact that our sentient flesh cocoons were not designed to handle the harsh conditions of the cosmic void. Though research like NASA’s Twin Study will illuminate some of the potential impacts of extended…Read mor…
  19. NASA TV to air seventh Orbital ATK resupply mission to ISS

    Southgatearc.org - Technology 03.22 / 23:58 southgatearc.org
    NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9 p.m., EDT Friday, March 24, the start of a 30-minute launch…
  20. Trump signs NASA bill, ponders sending Congress to space

    Fox4kc.com - Kansas City 03.22 / 23:30 fox4kc.com
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday adding human exploration of Mars to NASA’s mission. Could sending Congress into space be next? Flanked at an Oval Office bill-signing ceremony by astronauts and lawmakers, Trump observed that being an astronaut is a “pretty tough job.” He said he wasn’t sure he’d want it and, among lawmakers he put the question to, Sen. Ted Cruz said he wouldn’t want to be a space traveler, either. But Cruz, R…