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Space Shuttle Atlantis Jettisons Toward Space for the Last Time

The Space Shuttle Program, the primary means by which man has journeyed into space for the last three decades, began its final chapter this morning, launching the Shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station for the the last time. Atlantis … Continue reading

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Shuttle Endeavour (Finally) Launches This Morning for Its Final Mission

After several delays, a couple of weeks and 25 successful missions into space, the space shuttle Endeavour has set sail on its final voyage, launching its team, including Commander Mark Kelly, into space to meet up with the rest of … Continue reading

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Cleared to Attend Astronaut Husband’s Shuttle Launch

If the phrase “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” holds true, expect Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Arizona) to start bench pressing cars any day now. The Congresswoman, who was brutally attacked in January 8, 2011 by a lone gunman, Jared … Continue reading

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50 Year Anniversary of Russian Yuri Gagarin Being The First Man in Space Before Immediately Being Overshadowed By Neil Armstrong, America

April 12, 1961 was a historic day for all mankind. Not even a half century prior, man (specifically two men, the Wright Bros.) had just begun to defy gravity by creating the first manned flying vessel in Kitty Hawk, North … Continue reading

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NASA’s Kepler Mission Spots First Rocky Planet

Scientists as NASA have discovered strong evidence of a rocky planet outside our solar system using data gathered by the Kepler space telescope. It is the first discovery of a so-called “exo-planet” credited to the relatively new stargazing satellite. Kepler … Continue reading

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Is NASA Announcing the Discovery of Life on One of Saturn’s Moons This Thursday? We Think Not.

Yesterday, NASA announced that they are going to hold a press conference this coming Thursday at 2pm eastern (1 central!). The press release announcing the conference stated that that the scientists appearing there would “discuss an astrobiology finding that will … Continue reading

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