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Hypersonic Successor to Legendary SR-71 Blackbird Spy Plane Unveiled

Lockheed Martin’s famed Skunk Works has finally unveiled the long-awaited successor to the SR-71 Blackbird. Aviation Week and Space Technology’s Guy Norris pulled the covers off the project that Lockheed Martin is simply calling the SR-72. The new airplane will … Continue reading

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NASA’s Ironman-like exoskeleton showcased

Marvel Comic’s fictional superhero, Ironman, uses a powered armor suit that allows him superhuman strength. While NASA’s X1 robotic exoskeleton can’t do what you see in the movies, the latest robotic, space technology, spinoff derived from NASA’s Robonaut 2 project … Continue reading

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Tsunami seen on Sun’s surface

Two satellites have seen “tsunami” spreading on the surface of the Sun after a release of matter into space called a coronal mass ejection (CME). 

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Google and NASA Snap up D-Wave Quantum Computer

D-Wave, the small company that sells the world’s only commercial quantum computer, has just bagged an impressive new customer: a collaboration between Google, NASA and the non-profit Universities Space Research Association. 

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NASA: Near Earth Object Program Close Approaches

With today’s CLOSE encounter at hand.  Some may be asking… Is the the only close encounter we have had recently with Objects?  The Answer is NOPE!!   Here is the most recent list that NASA is tracking.

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NASA Voyager 1 Spacecraft near Interstellar Space

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a new environment more than 11 billion miles from Earth, suggesting that the venerable probe is on the cusp of leaving the solar system. 

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SpaceX rockets into space on a Trial Run to the Space Station. [Video]

California’s SpaceX has launched on a mission to re-supply the space station – the first cargo delivery to the orbiting outpost by a private company. The firm’s Falcon rocket, topped by an unmanned Dragon freight capsule, lifted clear of its … Continue reading

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Historic SpaceX launch Aborted with just seconds left before Launch.

In the final seconds before liftoff, SpaceX aborted its planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket—slated to carry the first commercial spacecraft to visit the International Space Station (ISS)

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Tech Billionaires Plan Mission to Mine Asteroids

There’s gold in them there hills. You know, those ones floating around in space. Asteroids contain many tons of precious metals, making them irresistible to scientists, aerospace engineers, futurists, fiction writers … and tech billionaires. 

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New from NASA: Put’s out a Car Fire in 9 seconds.

Suppose you had technology developed for NASA that could put out a fully engulfed car fire in 9 seconds? Think there might be a market for that? You’d be right. The U.S. military uses the system in Afghanistan, and the … Continue reading

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