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NASA: Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 Dragon Capsule
A private company has launched a spacecraft in a bold demonstration test for NASA. The Space Exploration Technologies rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral on Wednesday morning. The Falcon 9 is carrying a capsule named Dragon. The company, known as SpaceX, hopes to place the capsule in orbit and th...
Date: 2012-03-28 01:43:17
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SIMULATED Falcon Heavy launch with Dragon Capsule.
You will notice that an orbit was not actually created, merely shot the crew into space, separated from the engine that could save them and left them to or themselves come re-entry. This video demonstrates the true awesomeness that is the Falcon Heavy. Just look at it!!!
Date: 2012-03-29 15:19:02
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Lyrid Meteor Shower w/ Aurora Borealis
Here is a look at the Lyrid Meteor shower with a bonus Aurora Borealis, April 22, 2012. Photographed by Kameron Barge on Lake MacDonald in Glacier National Park.
Date: 2012-04-23 15:15:27
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Asteroid Mining
Planetary Resources' mission is mine near-Earth asteroids for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals. Through the development of cost-effective exploration technologies, the company is poised to initiate prospecting missions targeting resource-rich asteroids that are easily accessible....
Date: 2012-08-13 21:17:36
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50th Anniversary of the Kennedy Center, Florida
As the Kennedy Space Center prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary, Florida Power & Light looks back at its long-standing partnership with the space agency, dating back to 1965. That's when FPL built its Cape Canaveral Power Plant to help fuel the needs of the early space program. It's a partner...
Date: 2012-05-05 21:14:55
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Super Moon : May 2012
"It is called a supermoon because this is a very noticeable alignment," Dr. James Garvin, chief scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, said in a statement accompanying a new video on the topic. "The 'super' in supermoon is really just the appearance of being closer."

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Date: 2012-05-06 15:05:07
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NASA Photo Shows Earth Rising Above the Moon
A spectacular new image taken by a NASA spacecraft shows Earth rising above the surface of the moon. The new high-resolution photo, taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), showcases the blue marble of our planet suspended above the cratered, mountainous lunar horizon. Noah Petro, LRO dep...
Date: 2015-12-19 17:18:28
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Dragon Grappled and Berthed to Station
The SpaceX Dragon capsule is grappled and berthed to the Earth-facing port of the International Space Station's Harmony module at 12:02 p.m. EDT, May 25, 2012.
Date: 2012-05-29 22:28:37
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Venus Transit 2012
Launched on Feb. 11, 2010, the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, is the most advanced spacecraft ever designed to study the sun. On June 5 2012, SDO collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event happens in pairs eight years apa...
Date: 2013-05-20 00:00:00
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NASA: Probe Habitat of Monster Black Hole
A mysterious and intense X-ray source near the black hole shines onto the surface layers of the accretion disk, causing iron atoms to radiate characteristic emission -- what astronomers call the iron K line -- at about 6,000 to 7,000 electron volts. The inner part of the disk is orbiting the black h...
Date: 2012-05-31 16:10:59
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