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VIDEO REPORT: America’s ability to deliver & return ISS cargo has been RESTORED thanks to SpaceX’s Dragon CRS-1 capsule

The SpaceX Dragon capsule parachuted back to Earth Sunday afternoon with 2,000 pounds of science experiments and old equipment from the International Space Station. CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — An unmanned Dragon freighter carrying a stash of precious medical samples from … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: See the shadow of the moon on the surface of the Earth from the ISS

As the Moon came between the Earth and the Sun, causing a rare solar eclipse, International Space Station astronaut Don Pettit captured imagery of the shadow cast on Earth on May 20th, 2012. Using filters that only pass light when … Continue reading

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Radiation From Fukushima Reached the California Coast in less than 3 days

MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) — New research finds that radiation from the nuclear plant accident in Japan in March reached California within days, showing how quickly air pollution can travel, but scientists say the radiation will not hurt people. … Continue reading

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TEST FLIGHT #2 a SUCCESS for DARPA’s Falcon HTV-2

DARPA HYPERSONIC VEHICLE SPLASH DOWN CONFIRMED Engineering changes from initial test flight believed to be effective Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyThe Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)was established in 1958 to prevent strategic surprise from negatively impacting U.S. national security and create … Continue reading

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