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Virgin Galactic’s supersonic space ship in 71000-ft record smash – Register

RegisterVirgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle completed its third supersonic test flight on Friday, successfully reaching its highest altitude yet. The craft was first lifted to a height of about 46,000 feet (14,021m) by Virgin Galactic’s WhiteKnightTwo …Virgin Galactic spaceship makes successful flightSan Jose Mercury NewsSpaceShipTwo sets a new altitude record on FridayABQ JournalVirgin Galactic’s […]

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Privately launched rocket heads to ISS – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOrbital Sciences launched the first of eight planned resupply missions to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Thursday. (Jan. 9). Loading… Post to Facebook. Privately launched rocket heads to ISS on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/ …NASA Announces Space Station Extension Until 2024Brevard TimesLaunch to space station a successDelmarva NowOrbital Sciences Successfully Launches To […]

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White House extends space station support for 4 years – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe International Space Station should continue to serve as a research platform and astronaut destination for at least another decade, the White House and NASA announced Wednesday. The Obama administration confirmed its support for extending the …White House Backs Extending Space StationWall Street JournalNASA gets White House backing to extend space station by 4 […]

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Obama agrees to 4-year extension for International Space Station – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON Jan 8 (Reuters) – The Obama administration wants to keep the International Space Station, a $100 billion orbital research outpost that is a project of 15 nations, flying until at least 2024, four years beyond a previous target, NASA said on …Misbehaving Sun Delays Space Station Supply FlightABC NewsNASA: International space station operation extended […]

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‘Gravity’, ’12 Years a Slave’ Lead UK Film Awards – ABC News

ABC NewsThe space thriller “Gravity,” the unflinching slavery saga “12 Years a Slave” and the crime caper “American Hustle” gained awards-season momentum Wednesday with stacks of nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, Britain’s equivalent of the …‘Gravity’ leads BAFTA nominationsCNN InternationalSteve McQueen: ‘This film, for me, is about love’Telegraph.co.ukNominees for British Academy Film AwardsWashington […]

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Nvidia Launches a Triple Threat – PC Magazine

PC MagazineLAS VEGAS–Nvidia has stirred things up in Las Vegas before the International CES has even officially begun with a new announcement that encompasses everything from gaming to cars. Not content to lead the PC graphics space, Nvidia announced three …Tegra K1 will be a tough sell for NvidiaZDNetNvidia claims new Tegra K1 mobile chip […]

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NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 … – DailyTech

NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 …DailyTechThe stuff of dystopian science fiction has become the reality that Americans are living in. Newly published documents reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is engaging in behavior that many Constitutional experts condemn as criminal. I. No One is … […]

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Reese must lead Giant turnaround – ESPN

ESPNEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As Black Mondays go, the New York Giants got off easy compared to the housecleaning that some of the NFL’s other non-playoff teams went through. But the message that became clearer the longer everyone talked on getaway …Eli Manning’s contract being extended is ‘on the table’ with GiantsThe Star-Ledger – NJ.comGilbride […]

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After repair, space station systems return to normal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLaboratories in the U.S. portion of the International Space Station are running at full power again, officials said Thursday, after a pair of spacewalks to repair a partially failed cooling system. Teams in Houston worked through Christmas Day to activate a new …Spacewalking Russian astronauts installing Urthecast cameras outside space …Fox NewsRussian cosmonauts conducting […]

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Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who filed it, a Donna White, claims that Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park is not meeting accessibility requirements for disabled visitors as per American […]

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NASA completes Christmas Eve spacewalk – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldCape Canaveral, Florida: Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk on Tuesday, braving a “mini-blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump. It was the second spacewalk in four days …NASA successfully completes rare Christmas eve spacewalk to save space stationnatmonitor.comAstronauts Make Rare […]

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Rarest Christmas Eve Spacewalk Successfully Completed! Now Restarted The … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendNASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve successfully repairing a critical cooling system pump. (Photo : NASA). NASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalAstronauts repair space station pump wasPRPick.comDallas […]

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Christmas Aboard The ISS; Spacewalk Followed By A Holiday Dinner (VIDEO) – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAstronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve conducting a rare space walk to swap out a failing part in the craft’s cooling system. The pump was successfully restarted Tuesday night, a NASA news release reported.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalChristmas […]

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Astronauts Celebrate Christmas in Space – American Live Wire

American Live WireThey may not be home to celebrate the holidays but their Christmas celebration is certainly out of this world. Six space travelers living in orbit are getting into the holiday spirit on the International Space Station. The space station’s six-man Expedition 38 crew …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostChristmas in Space: Astronauts […]

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Spacewalk to repair ISS coolant system continues – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts working to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system are making only the second Christmas Eve spacewalk in the history of the space programme. Half of the ammonia pumping system automatically shut down last week after abnormal …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalAstronauts take Christmas […]

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Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk – Washington Post

Washington PostCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a “mini blizzard” of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump. It was the second spacewalk in four days …Space station gets early Christmas giftUSA TODAYAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street […]

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Spacewalkers install new station cooling pump – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in three days for flight …Astronauts Repair Space Station on Christmas Eve SpacewalkABC NewsSpacewalkers finish crucial space station repairs in time for […]

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Christmas Eve spacewalk aims to finish crucial space station repairs – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comNearly two weeks after a faulty coolant valve crippled the International Space Station, two NASA astronauts began a Christmas Eve spacewalk aimed at getting things back to normal. Spacewalkers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins opened the air lock and …NASA astronauts step out on Christmas Eve spacewalkAFPNASA Astronauts Tackle Christmas Eve Spacewalk to Fix Space […]

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Spacesuit concern delays spacewalk until Christmas Eve – Mother Nature Network

Mother Nature NetworkSpacesuit concern delays spacewalk until Christmas Eve. Water may have crept into astronaut Rick Mastracchio’s suit, though it appears unrelated to suit leak that occurred in July. By. Mike Wall, SPACE.com. Mon, Dec 23 2013 at 9:20 AM. Related Topics:.Waterbury Astronaut Takes Spacewalk To Start Repair JobFOX CTSpace suit issue leads to delay […]

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Space station emergency repairs successful – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening (Australian time). The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and …Spacewalkers do repairs more quickly than expected — and stay dryNBCNews.comSpace suit issue […]

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NASA’s spacewalk slamdunk marred by glitch – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system failure on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening Australia time. The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio …Astronauts begin International Space Station repairsBBC NewsAstronauts nail first spacewalk to fix station’s […]

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Astronauts make good progress on space station repairs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSpacewalkers accomplished more than expected Saturday outside the International Space Station but wrapped up their work early, after one reported feeling cold. Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins breezed through the removal and stowage of a failed …Nasa astronauts carry out spacewalk to repair pumpBBC NewsREFILE-UPDATE 1-Astronauts nail first spacewalk to fix station’s cooling systemReutersTwo […]

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Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers stay dry during space station repair job – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comTwo NASA spacewalkers started fixing the International Space Station’s cooling system more quickly than expected on Saturday, with no sign of the helmet-flooding problem that led NASA to outfit astronauts with snorkels for the first time. Three hours into a …With Makeshift Snorkels, NASA Astronauts Start SpacewalkNew York TimesNASA astronauts begin urgent spacewalking repairsFox NewsUS […]

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With Makeshift Snorkels, NASA Astronauts Start Spacewalk – New York Times

New York TimesTwo NASA astronauts have begun the first of at least two spacewalks aimed at replacing a malfunctioning pump module that is part of the cooling system for the International Space Station. Related. The Lede: Live Video of Emergency Spacewalk (December …Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers start critical repair job on space stationNBCNews.comNASA astronauts begin urgent spacewalking […]

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Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers start critical repair job on space station – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comTwo NASA astronauts began a high-stakes series of spacewalks to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system on Saturday, outfitted for the first time with snorkels in their helmets to keep them from drowning. “Beautiful day,” astronaut Rick …NASA Astronauts Step Outside Space Station for 1st of 3 Holiday SpacewalksSpace.comNASA outfits space helmets with snorkelsColumbus […]

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5 things you need to know on Friday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJapan robot chats with astronaut on space station. The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero-gravity on the International Space Station. Footage released by the robot’s developers on …Kirobo robot has first chat in spaceBBC NewsRobot Astronaut Kirobo and Commander Koichi […]

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Europe Launches Satellite to Map 1 Billion Stars – ABC News

ABC NewsThe European Space Agency successfully launched its star-surveying satellite Gaia into space Thursday in a bid to produce the most accurate three-dimensional map of the Milky Way, and provide an insight into the evolution of our galaxy. The satellite was …Gaia ‘billion star surveyor’ lifts offBBC NewsEurope launches billion-dollar Gaia telescopeLivemintGaia space telescope launches […]