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  • Santa Susana toxic cleanup effort is a mess

    Santa Susana toxic cleanup effort is a mess
    Any way you cut it, the situation at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory site outside Simi Valley is a mess. The 2,850-acre former rocket engine test center is contaminated by a vast menu of radioactive isotopes and toxic chemicals. The condition of its...
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  • Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest

    Oakton team finishes 7th in NASA robotics contest
    After taking 47th place in the NASA Mining and Robotic Competition last year, Oakton Community College pulled up to the seventh spot in the mining portion of the fifth annual contest by collecting 49 kilograms of simulated Martian dirt — more than...
  • Technology Quarterly - Spacesuits: The retro rocket look

    Technology Quarterly - Spacesuits: The retro rocket look
    Around 230,000 votes were cast in a recent online competition held by NASA to choose one of three designs for the American space agency's new Z-2 spacesuit. It was not the technology that people were invited to vote for, but the style of the outer layer....
  • Solar flares expected to 'shockwave' Earth today

    Solar flares expected to 'shockwave' Earth today
    Feelin’ the heat? Three massive solar flares could “shockwave” Earth today. That’s the upshot from NASA and NOAA, after powerful plasma ejections erupted from the sun earlier this week. The flares pose no danger to humans,...
  • SpaceX shows off capsule for ferrying astronauts to space station

    SpaceX shows off capsule for ferrying astronauts to space station
    SpaceX offered a glimpse of its next step toward delivering NASA astronauts to the International Space Station — a futuristic-looking capsule that nevertheless evoked the image of the Apollo spacecraft a generation ago. At the company's...
  • Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech

    Video game CEO to give keynote at upcoming GameTech
    Eric Preisz, CEO of video game company GarageGames is coming to Orlando in September to speak at GameTech 2014, an annual tech event. The event is designed to showcase and discuss simulation technology and how it can be used by the Department of...
  • Political turmoil could give California rocket firm edge over Russians

    Political turmoil could give California rocket firm edge over Russians
    Political fallout over the seizure of Crimea has caused the U.S. government to rethink its partnership with Russia on space programs, which has bolstered business prospects for a historic California rocket company. Engineers at Aerojet Rocketdyne in...
  • Tres astronautas verán el partido entre EEUU y Alemania desde el espacio

    Tres astronautas verán el partido entre EEUU y Alemania desde el espacio
    Para muchos seguidores, la experiencia de ver a su selección de fútbol en el Mundial se transformará en un hecho inolvidable, pero seguramente no tanto como lo será para los astronautas estadounidense y alemanes que verán el encuentro entre sus países a...
  • Brave new world of airplanes and airships filled the sky for June 11, 1920 opening of Langley research lab

    Brave new world of airplanes and airships filled the sky for June 11, 1920 opening of Langley research lab
    A brave new world of aerial might and innovation filled the skies over Hampton Roads on June 11, 1920 when Army and Navy aviators gathered to celebrate the opening of the pioneering Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory in Hampton. Led by Brig. Gen....
  • NASA releases best images yet of a near-Earth asteroid [Video]

    NASA releases best images yet of a near-Earth asteroid [Video]
    An asteroid nicknamed "the beast" zipped by Earth last weekend, and NASA's telescopes were ready. The video below represents some of the most detailed images of a near-Earth asteroid ever taken, according to the space agency. The asteroid officially...