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Sea Turtle Released into the Atlantic With Tracking Device Attached

Sea turtle released off Florida Keys tracked by satellite

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As a part of the contest which monitors the travels of rehabilitated turtles, a rehabbed loggerhead sea turtle was fitted a transmitter which tracks its target through satellites. The turtle was convalesced about four months at a turtle hospital. The ...

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New Technology Promises To Warn the Occurrence of Solar Storms Earlier

New Alarm Could Warn of Disruptive Solar Storms

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A proposed method for analyzing and detecting solar storms might give people on Earth more than 24 hours of warning prior to getting hit by huge magnetic anomalies from the Sun, the ones which have the potential to alter everything ...

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Lockheed Martin to Develop Spacecrafts for the ISS and Beyond

Lockheed Martin spacecraft targets space station, moon missions

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Lockheed Martin is quite knowledgeable when it comes to information about spacecraft and now he uses that knowledge to make a new spaceship that can resupply to the ISS and carry out other missions as well.   This week, the ...

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DoD’s Oldest Weather Satellite Explodes In Space With Tons Of Debris

The threat of a runaway cascade of orbital debris is real, and growing./Flickr

This week, news broke that in early February a satellite in the US Department of Defense’s longest running weather satellite had exploded in orbit. The government is blaming a “temperature spike,” which is about as helpful as saying a person died ...

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Researchers (Perhaps) Discovered the Dark Matter-Rich “Galaxy X”

Mysterious Galaxy X Found Finally? Dark Matter Hunters Would Like To Believe So

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Astronomers have been suspecting strange ripples in hydrogen gas in the disk of our milky way since a long time. They believe that the cause of these strange ripples is the gravity of an unknown dwarf galaxy consisting of great ...

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Mind-Boggling 100 Millionth Image of the Sun Captured

00 Million Sun Photos! NASA Spacecraft Hits Shutterbug Milestone

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The AIA or the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly, which is one out of the three instruments flying on the sun-studying Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), took the mind boggling 100 millionth image of the sun on Monday, according to officials  at NASA.Telescope ...

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NASA Scientists Enjoying the Holiday Lights from Satellites

NASA Can See Your Holiday Lights From Space

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Yes! Scientists at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and Yale University in Connecticut made use of the satellite imagery for tracking light patterns in 1200 cities over the course of 2½ years. They discovered that correlation of the ...

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First 3D Object Printed in NASA

NASA Creates First 3D Object in Space

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With the use of a 3-D printer, NASA finally has printed the first three dimensional object in outer space. In a resupply mission, the scientists sent the printer to the ISS (International Space Station) a few months back. The key ...

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