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Bottled space fragrance created by ex-NASA genius

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IF you’ve ever wondered what space smells like then this new perfume might just provide the answer. It’s being created as part of a Kickstarter project with the help of an ex NASA scientist. The fragrance is called ‘Eau de Space’. According to CNN, product manager Matt Richmond revealed it’s......
New York Post

Ocean on Jupiter’s moon ‘could be habitable,’ researchers say

NYPost
With NASA slated to explore Jupiter’s moon Europa sometime in the next decade, researchers are increasingly confident that the ocean on the celestial satellite “could be habitable.” Speaking at the 2020 Goldschmidt Conference earlier this month, NASA researchers said they have developed a model that shows Europa, the sixth largest......
CBS US News

Watch live: Second spacewalk in a week continues work on space station batteries

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch a live stream in the video player above beginning at 7 a.m. ET. Picking up where they left off last week, two space station astronauts planned to venture back outside the outpost Wednesday to continue the replacement of......
New York Post

NASA wants to use steam-powered robot to explore icy moons that could host alien life

NYPost
NASA’s plans to explore the ice moons of the Solar System are getting more detail as the space agency is developing a robot that would use steam to power itself in deep space. In a post to its website, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory notes researchers are developing a soccer-ball sized......
CBS US News

Astronauts gear up for Friday spacewalk amid planning for Crew Dragon return

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Space station commander Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken plan to float outside Friday for the first of up to four spacewalks needed to complete the replacement of aging batteries in the lab’s solar power system. NASA managers hope to......
CNBC Business

Shares of Virgin Galactic surge after announcement that it will train astronauts for NASA

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft outside Spaceport America in New Mexico. Virgin Galactic Shares of Virgin Galactic shares jumped Monday after it signed an agreement with NASA that will allow the space tourism venture to train astronauts for trips to the International Space......
In the News

Comedian Knows He’s Too Dumb To Work For NASA, Still ‘Applies’, ‘Receives’ A Hilarious Rejection Letter

IA
Alex Falcone is a comedian and writer living in Los Angeles with few notable accomplishments. He wrote a novel about a teenage girl who dates a mummy that Publisher’s Weekly called “unfortunate”, has a podcast about movies called Read It and Weep, and that’s just scratching the surface. Alex also......
Politico.com

Opinion | ‘Use NASA as a never-ending Lewis and Clark expedition’

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Here in the twenty-first century history is once again rhyming. Similarly, wars, plagues, and various fiscal challenges have left the United States and most of its European allies buried under tremendous national debts. It seems impossible to stop running deficits,......
Technology

NASA Needs to Find Ice on the Moon. This Rover Will Lead the Search.

New York Times
After sending four rovers to Mars — with a fifth scheduled to launch in July — NASA announced on Thursday a contract for putting its first wheeled robot on the moon. Astrobotic Technology Inc. of Pittsburgh won a $199.5 million contract to deliver the robotic explorer to the moon in......
CNBC Business

NASA awards Pittsburgh startup Astrobotic with $200 million to send water-hunting rover to the moon

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An artist’s rendering of NASA’s VIPER rover, which will roam the Moon’s south pole looking for water ice. Source: NASA NASA awarded Pittsburgh-based space robotics startup Astrobotic with nearly $200 million on Thursday for a key lunar mission, which will......
CNBC Business

SpaceX launch was ‘smoother’ than space shuttle, NASA astronauts say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SPACE ― The pair of astronauts who served as test pilots for SpaceX’s launch last weekend say the experience was an enjoyable one, even better than the space shuttle they flew on before. “The ride I’ll say was a little bit......
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Inside Grant Williams’ Deep Connection to Outer Space

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTcyOTY0NzkzNDQ2MDQ5MDA0/grant-williams-celtics-mavericks.jpg Ben Pickman Mixed in amongst Grant Williams’ robust childhood collection of athletic trophies and academic awards were a handful of toy space shuttles. He even once took part in a simulation at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in which he drove a shuttle itself. “It wasn’t for tourists,” he adds.......
CBS US News

SpaceX Crew Dragon chalks up picture-perfect space station docking

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Nineteen hours after a spectacular Florida launch, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule caught up with the International Space Station early Sunday and glided in for a problem-free docking, bringing veteran astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken to the outpost in SpaceX’s......
BBC USA

Nasa astronauts welcomed to ISS with hugs and handshakes

BBC
US astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have floated into the International Space Station (ISS), and were met with hugs and handshakes from ISS Commander and fellow Nasa astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner. They spoke to mission control from the spacecraft saying they are......
CNBC Business

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule carrying NASA astronauts docks with the International Space Station

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft docks with the International Space Station on May 30, 2020. NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The inaugural SpaceX astronaut mission successfully completed the first leg of its journey on Sunday, docking with the International Space Station.......

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