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13455 171025  New Study Has Scientists Wondering Why Universe Exists  newser
In Space

13051 170729  NASA established - Jul 29, 1958 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34
In Space


13011 170720  Armstrong walks on moon - Jul 20, 1969 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    John F. Kennedy    #35    |    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36    |    Richard Nixon    #37   
In Space
13084 170805    born August 5, 1930    Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong - Mini Biography - YouTube
Neil Armstrong - Pilot, Explorer, Astronaut - Biography.com
Neil Armstrong - First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube
Neil Armstrong - Wikipedia 
August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012, an American astronaut, engineer, and the first person to walk on the Moon.
Ohio  |  In Space


13010 170720 
Viking 1 lands on Mars - Jul 20, 1976 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Gerald Ford    #38    |    John F. Kennedy    #35 
In Space

12665 170428     April 28, 2001     Dennis Tito, the first space tourist  
First Space Tourist: How a U.S. Millionaire Bought a Ticket to Orbit
Space station welcomes tourist Dennis Tito (2001) - YouTube

[Interview] Dennis Tito on the Late Show - May 21 2001 - YouTube
How Close Are We To Space Tourism? - YouTube
In Space

12488 170323     born March 23, 1912    Wernher von Braun
Wernher von Braun: his story told. Missile to Moon, documentary. PBS (2012) - YouTube
Biography of Wernher Von Braun | NASA
Wernher von Braun - Wikipedia  March 23, 1912 – June 16, 1977, a German, later American, aerospace engineer and space architect credited with inventing the V-2 rocket for Nazi Germany and the Saturn V for the United States. He was one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany, where he was a member of the Nazi Party and the SS. Following World War II, he was secretly moved to the United States, along with about 1,500 other scientists, engineers, and technicians, as part of Operation Paperclip, where he developed the rockets that launched the United States' first space satellite Explorer 1, and the Apollo program manned lunar landings.

In Space  |  Presidents:     Dwight D. Eisenhower    #34    |    John F. Kennedy    #35   

12423 170310  Could potatoes grow on Mars? Preliminary study suggests yes. - CSMonitor.com
In Space


12417 170309     born March 9, 1934    Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin - Astronaut, Pilot - Biography.com
1961 - First Man in Space (Yuri Gagarin with the Vostok 1 Rocket) - YouTube
Yuri Gagarin - Wikipedia  Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968, a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.
In Space


In Space
12306 170213  NASA live stream - Earth From Space LIVE Feed Incredible ISS live stream of Earth from space - YouTube
In Space


12000 161208    R.I.P.    December 8, 2016    John Glenn
John Glenn Dead at 95 | Remembering the First American To Orbit Earth - YouTube
John Glenn - Astronaut, Military Leader, Pilot, U.S. Senator - Biography.com
John Glenn - Wikipedia 
July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016, an American aviator, engineer, astronaut, and United States Senator from Ohio. In 1962 he became the first American to orbit the earth, circling three times. ... He was one of the "Mercury Seven" group of military test pilots selected in 1959 by NASA to become America's first astronauts. On February 20, 1962, Glenn flew the Friendship 7 mission and became the first American to orbit the Earth and the fifth person in space. ...
Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. NASA
Profile of John Glenn NASA
NASA (@NASA) | Twitter
Space


11945 161128  Observing Earth with high-tech satellites  Deutsche Welle,  11/22/2016
In Space

11928 161124  ISS Fisheye Flythrough  a video "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 5, 2016
In Space


11390 160617  Why Astronauts Can't Get Dizzy in Space  Popular Mechanics

11271 160514  What Happens When You Travel At The Speed Of Light? - Popular Science
In Space

11077 160329  6 Exciting And Tasty Experiments That May Help Us Get To Mars - Popular Science 
In Space

10946 160303  Scott Kelly grew two inches in space — but NASA is more interested in changes we can’t see - The Washington Post
One Year Crew - NASA

Astronaut Bio: Scott Kelly (1-2014)

10783 160128  On this day: Challenger disaster shocks the country - Videos - CBS News  Jan. 28th, 1986
In Space


10740 160120  First ever flower blooms up in space  Deutsche Welle, 01/18/2016
In Space
 

10691 160110    January 8, 1942    Happy birthday Stephen Hawking!
Stephen Hawking's birthday: The pioneering astrophysicist's most terrifying quotes | The Independent
Stephen Hawking: A Personal Journey - Biography Documentary - YouTube
Stephen Hawking: Questioning the universe | TED Talk
In Space
8591 150224  Stephen Hawking fears human aggression could 'destroy us all,' calls for more empathy - Yahoo News  02/23/2015
The Theory of Everything (2014) - IMDb
Stephen Hawking Biography 
Stephen Hawking - Wikipedia  January 8, 1942 -  
an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author
Stephen Hawking - Home
  

10607 151222  SpaceX Successfully Completes a Vertical Landing at Cape Canaveral  Popular Mechanics
In Space

10604 151222  Take a Tour Through a Future Mars Colony  Popular Mechanics
In Space

10487 151126  Turkey and Football: How Astronauts Celebrate Thanksgiving in Space  Space.com video
The President Pardons the ‎National Thanksgiving Turkey 2015 | The White House video
In pictures: Thanksgiving Day 2015

89th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
Millions Attend Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2015 - YouTube
2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: A Bird's-Eye View - YouTube

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving full - YouTube
NFL Thanksgiving Games | NFL.com

Thanksgiving, Thurs., Nov. 26, 2015
in Space


10454 151119  Assembly of The International Space Station    "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 9, 2015
International Space Station | NASA
International Space Station - Wikipedia

In Space


10320 151020  DSCOVR::EPIC:Earth Polychromatic Camera
Daily Views of Earth Available on New NASA Website | NASA
Space

10323 151021  Earth From Space Full HD Nova - YouTube
Space

10321 151020  NASA Image of the Day | NASA
Space  |  Astronomy

10220 150927  Amazing Snapshot Jet Zooms Over Bahamas in Astronaut Photo  livescience
Space  |  View from Above

10019 150824  Japan delivers whiskey to space station— for science - The Washington Post

10003 150820  How to do laundry in space: You don’t  Yahoo

9996 150819  Patent granted to space elevator brings science fiction one step closer to reality - AOL.com  Canada-based Thoth Technology

9946 150814  How NASA's Wall-Grabbing Gecko Grippers Work and What They're Good For  Popular Mechanics

9868 150807  How Do Plants Grow In Zero Gravity? | Popular Science  08/07/2015

9847 150804  10 Awesome NASA Space Projects Of The Near Future - Tested

9306 150526  May 26, 1951  Happy birthday Sally Ride!
Google celebrates Sally Ride's birthday - Chicago Tribune  05/26/2015

Sally Ride Biography.com
Sally Ride - Wikipedia 
May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012, an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles,
Ride joined
NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983
.

9105 150428  Stephen Hawking says humans won't last another 1,000 years on Earth - AOL.com  04/28/2015

9099 150427  Hubble Birthday to you!  Deutsche Welle, 04/24/2015
NASA Celebrates The Hubble Telescope's 25th Birthday With Gorgeous Photos Of Space Fireworks  Huffington Post, 04/23/2015
Hubble Space-Shattering Discoveries - YouTube
Cosmic Journeys - The Age of Hubble - YouTube
ESA/Hubble Space Telescope - videos
HubbleSite - Out of the ordinary...out of this world.
Main Hubble Page  NASA
Hubble Space Telescope (HST) - Wikipedia
Edwin Hubble - Wikipedia
Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia
Astronomy  |  Star Gazing


8903 150402  Ants in space grapple well with zero-g - BBC News  a video, 03/31/2015

8151 150104  SpaceX’s Next Frontier: Landing a Rocket on Earth - NYTimes.com  Kenneth Chang, 01/04/2015

8075 141227  Best Achievements In Space Industry In 2014 | Voice Chronicle  Darcy Rowland, 12/27/2014
2014 Top 10 List

8074 141227  ESA Time-Lapse Video Captures Six Months Of Space In Six Minutes From 'Blue Dot' Mission  IB Times, Morgan Winsor, 12/26/2014


7854 141127  Star Trek-like invisible shield protects Earth from 'killer electrons' - LA Times  Amina Khan, 11/26/2014

7834 141125  Welcoming the Era of In-Space Manufacturing  Space.com, Mike Snyder, Made in Space, 11/25/2014

7814 141123  Rosetta stoning: Social media’s secular Puritans are putting Western civilization on trial — Russia Today Op-Edge
Voices: Matt Taylor isn’t the only one hurting women in STEM | USA TODAY College  Conrad Jeong, 11/21/2014
STEM fields - Wikipedia

7770 141119  Comet landing: Organic molecules detected by Philae  BBC, Paul Rincon, 11/18/2014
Rosetta comet landing: 'We can do amazing things, if we dream big' - CNN.com 
Lauren Said-Moorhouse and Phoebe Parke, 11/16/2014

7748 141117  Pioneering Philae completes main mission before hibernation  -  ...  While descent images show that the comet - surface is covered by dust and debris ranging from millimetre to metre sizes, panoramic images, layered walls of harder-looking material. ...  -  ESA, 11/15/2014
Rosetta - Space Science - Our Activities - ESA

Philae Attempts Comet Nucleus Landing  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 12
Descent to a Comet
 "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 13
Welcome to a Comet
 "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 14
Rosetta (spacecraft) - Wikipedia

Philae (spacecraft) - Wikipedia
67P-Churyumov–Gerasimenko - Wikipedia
Comets - Bing Images

7703 141113  Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet - Rosetta - Space Science - Our Activities - ESA  11/12/2014 
European Space Agency (ESA) - Wikipedia

The Rosetta mission Landing on a comet  -  Rock On    Rosetta's 10-year quest to land a robot on a comet is complete  -  Mashable, Amanda Wills, 11/12/2014

7479 141019  Secret space plane lands at US air force base after unknown two-year mission - theguardian.com  AP, 10/17/2014
Boeing X-37 - Wikipedia
Robotic spacecraft - Wikipedia


6882 140808  HowStuffWorks - What if an astronaut took their pet bird into space? Would it still be able to fly?  Marshall Brain

6492 140627  Orion, NASA's deep-space craft, readying for launch - CNN.com  Carter Maguire, 06/26/2014

6486 140626  Space travel test flight a success, start-up says - chicagotribune.com  Karen Brooks | Reuters, 06/25/2014
Branson's got competition: Massive balloons will take you to the edge of space for a THIRD of the price  World View Enterprises completes test flight of space balloon -  video (Mail Online, Jonathan O'Caaghan, 06/24/2014)

6331 140612  Soccer is a bazillion times better without gravity - CNET  Anthony Domanico, 06/12/2014

6122 140525  Wet Washcloth In Space - What Happens When You Wring It Video - YouTube  VideoFromSpace
How do you use the toilet in Space? - YouTube  BarcomediaTV


6039 140517  At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly  (CNET, Daniel Terdiman, 05/17/2014)

6009 140515  A Live View from the International Space Station  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA May 14, 2014 
Flying Over the Earth at Night
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA March 31, 2013 

4361 131215  NASA underwater testing slimmer suits for spacewalking on asteroids (video)  (engadget, Brian Heater, 12/14/2013; AOL)  To watch the video, we use Google Chrome.


4187 131129  A space Thanksgiving - CNET News  11/27/2013 
Thanksgiving dinner -- in space! (pictures)

Irradiated Turkey, Thermostabilized Yams: Thanksgiving Dinner in Space  (Mashable, Megan Garber | the Atlantic, 11/28/2013)

2557 130714  Astronaut shares how to wash your hair in outer space  (video on FOX, Google)


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