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Doomed Mars lander wasn't equipped for supersonic conditions.

Last October, the European Space Agency lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander as it descended to Mars' surface. A few days later, the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a picture of Schiaparelli's landing site and discovered w...

- Engadget - US

Raila insists presidential results be declared in constituencies.

Nasa leaders hold a political campaign rally in Isiolo.

- Daily Nation - KE

Martha Karua accuses Nasa of peddling false claims.

Narc Kenya leader says the coalition's claim is absurd because the country has yet to vote.

- Daily Nation - KE

'Cooper's Treasure' recap: Darrell Miklos finds what he believes is Columbus ship's anchor and raises it to surface.

Darrell Miklos appeared to finally prove that late astronaut Gordon Cooper had led him to a historic shipwreck on Tuesday night's season finale of "Cooper's Treasure."

- FOX News - US

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

On May 24, 1962, Mercury astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit Earth, circling it three times.

- UPI - US

Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent station repairs.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. " Spacewalking astronauts are making urgent repairs at the International Space Station.Commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer went out Tuesday morning, three days after a critical relay box abruptly stopped...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Raila team tours Isiolo in hunt for votes for Nasa.

Raila Odinga expected to dwell on the TJRC report which is yet to be implemented.

- Daily Nation - KE

NASA Lab's Life-Saving Work.

Greenbelt MD May 22, 2017 Some NASA missions fundamentally change the world of science or help win Nobel prizes, but only one helps save thousands of lives worldwide every year. Employees at NASA's Search and Rescue office spend their days advancing systems critical to locating and saving people in distress, whether from an ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal.

Washington DC May 24, 2017 The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday: "Today, President Trump released his Fiscal Year 2018 budget request for the federal government. At $19.1 billion, we have a very positive budget that retains ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

'Victory' for US astronauts on critical spacewalk to replace power box.

Miami May 23, 2017 Two US astronauts successfully completed Tuesday what NASA described as a "critical" spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station. "We have declared victory," NASA commentator Rob Navias said about two hours into the emergency spacewalk by space station ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

GSLV to launch US-India NISAR EO Satellite.

New Delhi May 24, 2017 The Indian Space Research Organisation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration will jointly put a $1.5 billion satellite into orbit in 2021 using GSLV, a rocket for which the US slapped sanctions on India. Weighing 2,200 kilogram, the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar is the world's ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Neptune: Neutralizer-free plasma propulsion

Washington DC May 24, 2017 Plasma propulsion is an important and efficient technology used to control spacecraft for Earth observation, communications and fundamental exploration of outer space. Plasma propulsion systems use electric power to ionize propellant gas and transform it into the fourth state of matter, known as ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

SDL-Supported SmallSat Launched from International Space Station

Logan, UT May 24, 2017 The Air Force Research Laboratory successfully deployed its Satellite for High Accuracy Radar Calibration, also known as SHARC, into a low-Earth orbit from the International Space Station. Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory developed the SHARC flight software, radio interface circuit ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

NASA Scientist Parlays Experience to Build Ocean Worlds Instrument

Greenbelt MD May 24, 2017 An instrument originally developed to search for organic molecules on Mars is being repurposed to potentially hunt for life on a handful of moons in the outer solar system that appear to host oceans, geysers and vents of ice volcanoes. Will Brinckerhoff, a NASA scientist at the Goddard Space Flight ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Spacewalkers replace failed station computer

Space station commander Peggy Whitson and astronaut Jack Fischer carried out a hurriedly planned spacewalk

- CBS NEWS - US

NASA Sees Powerful Storms with Advancing Monsoon in Bay of Bengal

Storms associated with the advancing monsoon in the Northern Indian Ocean's Bay of Bengal were analyzed by NASA with the GPM or Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite.The GPM core observatory satellite passed over the Bay of Bengal on May 23, 2017 at 0251 UTC . GPM is a joint satellite mission between NASA ...

- ENN - US

Reviews: The cultural influences on NASA in the Space Age

Reviews: The cultural influences on NASA in the Space Ageby By Jeff Foust/Posted at;thespacereview.com - Space Race' from the series Soundtracks CNN, air date TBA Space exploration and the counterculture movement crossed paths one evening in June 1970 in a … Continue reading → The post Reviews: The cultural ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Failed computer replaced during U.S. astronauts' spacewalk

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Two U.S. astronauts completed a hastily planned spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday to replace a computer that failed on Saturday, NASA said.

- Reuters - US

NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday.

- NASA - US

Trump budget would let NASA 'keep innovating'

The Trump administration is requesting $1.9 billion for NASA in fiscal 2018, reducing Earth science and eliminating education office

- CBS NEWS - US

Image of the Day

NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this view of a storm on Jupiter known as the Little Red Spot.

- Space.com - US

Watch Live @ 12:30pm ET: NASA 2018 Budget Presentation

Acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot will hold a televised briefing with NASA employees today at 12:30 p.m. EDT to discuss the Trump Administration's 2018 budget request for the space agency.

- Space.com - US

NASA’s Future Plans Simply Put in 2018 Budget Proposal Video

“Dream, innovate, build and discover” is the pitch to Congress, White House and the American people for the 2018 budget for the space agency. See what's currently on tap for NASA.

- Space.com - US

NASA's Acting Chief Is Upbeat About Proposed $19.1 Billion Budget in 2018

NASA's acting administrator, Robert Lightfoot, maintained a positive tone today while discussing the agency's 2018 budget estimate, which grapples with a 0.8-percent overall cut compared to 2017.

- Space.com - US

Opportunity Knocks! Farthest-Driving Mars Rover Explores Eroded Valley

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has reached its next destination — a valley called Perseverance, where the long-lived robot will scour the surface for clues about how the vast crevice formed.

- Space.com - US

Powerful NASA SLS Rocket Engine Test-Fired in Mississippi | Video

The RS-25 rocket engine had a “500-second test on the A-1 Test Stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi,” according to space agency.

- Space.com - US

Your Smartphone Could be Your Ticket to Space — If Space Nation Takes Flight

Space Nation, the Finnish startup seeking to pave the way for the transition of humanity into space, announced plans May 16 to conduct experiments on the International Space Station.

- Space.com - US

Launching the drone

Human spaceflight and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano exploring places no human could go with robotic drone

- ESA - FR

WATCH: Deadly fuel tanker crash in Atwater, California

Plus, international space station emergency installation; Sir Roger Moore passes away at 89.

- ABC News - US

U.S. astronauts declare 'victory' on critical spacewalk to replace power box

Two U.S. astronauts successfully completed Tuesday what NASA described as a “critical” spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station. “We have declared victory,” NASA commentator Rob Navias said about two hours into the emergency spacewalk by space ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Peggy Whitson repairs critical space station system in record-tying 10th spacewalk

Astronaut Peggy Whitson on Tuesday repaired a critical International Space Station system during a nearly three-hour spacewalk that moved her into second place on NASA’s career list for most spacewalking time.         

- USA TODAY - US

'Prey' review: You'll never be more afraid of a coffee cup

'Prey' will have you terrified of everything you see. During my first two hours of playing the video game Prey,' I spent more time shooting at coffee cups and trash cans than I did the malevolent aliens that attacked the space station I was sneaking around.

- Yahoo! News - US

Scientists kept mouse sperm in space for 9 months,then tried making babies

Mice sperm can survive the radiation exposure of space, according to a new study, something that could be useful to humans in the future. SEE ALSO: Two NASA astronauts just completed a last-minute spacewalk outside the Space Station Back in 2013, mouse sperm was freeze-dried and sent to the International Space Station for ...

- Mashable! - US

The real losers in Trump's NASA budget are kids and the Earth

We can't all be winners in Trump's America. President Donald Trump's proposed budget for NASA makes clear exactly who is likely to win and who to lose favor at the space agency in the coming years of his administration. Specifically, NASA's Earth scientists and, yes, even kids interested in space will probably be the ...

- Mashable! - US

Watch: Astronauts conduct emergency spacewalk to replace computer system

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer successfully replaced a fried data relay box during an emergency spacewalk on Tuesday.

- UPI - US

Nasa leaders to hold rally in Isiolo

Nasa will on Thursday camp in Baringo County where leaders will address citizens in Marigat.

- Daily Nation - KE

Civil society groups support Nasa stand on poll

Lobbies tell IEBC to withdraw its appeal challenging High Court decision that presidential results announced at constituencies are final.

- Daily Nation - KE

NASA sees powerful storms with advancing monsoon in Bay of Bengal

Storms associated with the advancing monsoon in the Northern Indian Ocean's Bay of Bengal were analyzed by NASA with the GPM or Global Precipitation Measurement mission core satellite.

- PhysOrg - NL

After 9 months in space, mouse sperm yield healthy mice

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. " After nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists reported Monday.The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Astronauts conduct spacewalk to repair International Space Station

Today, Nasa astronaut and expedition commander Peggy Whitson left the International Space Station for her 10th spacewalk, and flight engineer Jack Fischer for his second. While Whitson tended to a replacement for a faulty computer,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Could a human survive a 'gravity slingshot'? NASA guru answers your questions

We asked one of NASA's top science gurus your space questions — everything from Mars missions to commercial rockets and whether you could survive a gravity slingshot.

- ABC News - AU

Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

Spacewalking astronauts completed urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, replacing equipment that failed three days earlier and restoring a backup for a vital data-relay system. It took commander Peggy Whitson much longer than expected to install the spare unit. Success finally...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Mouse semen experiment suggests humans can reproduce in space

Humans have become relatively experienced at living and working in space aboard the International Space Station. Now, we're looking forward to the next step: reproduction. Mouse sperm, which was freeze-dried and stored aboard the ISS for nine months...

- Engadget - US

Critical repairs completed on International Space Station

A relay box had to be replaced by astronaut Peggy Whitson after it abruptly failed.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

NASA scientist parlays experience to build ocean worlds instrument

An instrument originally developed to search for organic molecules on Mars is being repurposed to potentially hunt for life on a handful of moons in the outer solar system that appear to host oceans, geysers and vents of ice volcanoes.

- PhysOrg - NL

Neptune: Neutralizer-free plasma propulsion

Plasma propulsion is an important and efficient technology used to control spacecraft for Earth observation, communications and fundamental exploration of outer space.

- PhysOrg - NL

Sperm yield healthy mice after 9 months in space

AFTER nine months in space, mouse sperm has yielded healthy mice, Japanese scientists said on Monday. The freeze-dried sperm samples were launched in 2013 to the International Space Station and returned to Earth in 2014. The intense radiation of space caused slight DNA damage to the sperm. Yet, after in vitro fertilization ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

NASA's Goof Could Mean $4M Windfall for Illinois Woman

Only one man was able to be the very first to walk on the moon. Now, an auction that's just as singular. On July 20, Sotheby's will auction a bag containing traces of moon dust, which a Chicago-area woman picked up for $995 and which is expected to sell for...

- Newser - US

Astronaut Leland Melvin Celebrated for Work Championing Women

Leland Melvin, the NFL football player turned NASA astronaut, now spends his days inspiring women and minorities to pursue careers in STEAM fields.

- Space.com - US

Storytelling Platform 'Makers Men' Profiles Astronaut Leland Melvin | Video

Makers Men “highlights a select group of men who have taken concrete actions to help make the world a more equal place for women,” according to the shows producers. The NASA astronaut fits the bill.

- Space.com - US

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