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Ozone-Depleting Compound Persists, NASA Research Shows 
Sensors WorldLink - 4 Hours ago
Satellites observed the largest ozone hole over Antarctica in 2006. Purple and blue represent areas of low ozone concentrations in the atmosphere; yellow and red are areas of higher concentrations.
NASA discovers ozone-depleting compound in Earth's atmosphere NetIndia123.com
NASA discovers ozone-depleting compound … Yahoo! India
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Northrop Grumman wins US Navy contract 
Individual.com - 5 Hours ago
The US Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity,
Northrop Grumman awarded U.S. Navy C4I contract Seeking Alpha
Northrop Grumman Partnered with Universities Local School Systems in Colorado to  Big News Network
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Tomorrow Daily 039: "Swarmies" of NASA robots, fish playing Street Fighter 2, and  
CNET.co.uk - 17 Hours ago
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Can you spot Nottingham from space? NASA asks for help identifying thousands of  
NewsRT.co.uk - 4 Hours ago
NASA needs your help - can you tell which cities these are pictures of? More than 1.8 million images of Earth have been taken from space and NASA is hoping the public can help them identify exactly what     Add Comment

Solution-based processing of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 absorber layers for 11% efficiency solar  
Progress in Photovoltaics: Research & Applications - 5 Hours ago
ABSTRACT In this work, a low cost solution-based method for the deposition of uniform Cu-In-Ga layers compatible with roll-to-roll processing is described. As ink system we use metal carboxylates dissolved     Add Comment

A GIS Toolbox for Measuring and Mapping Person-Based Space-Time Accessibility 
Transactions in GIS - 6 Hours ago
Acknowledgments: The author wishes to thank the three anonymous reviewers for their pertinent suggestions, as well as Professor May Yuan for her invaluable input on a first version of this article. The     Add Comment

NASA and Commercial Partners Review Summer of Advancements 
Reuters - 57 Minutes ago
PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 WASHINGTON , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's spaceflight experts in the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) met throughout July with aerospace partners     Add Comment

The Future of CubeSats 
RF Globalnet - 12 Hours ago
To investigate climate change, scientists and engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center are developing the IceCube satellite, which will be no larger than a loaf of bread. In 2016, this satellite
The Future of CubeSats | NASA DailyMe.Com
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Mysterious source of ozone-depleting chemical baffles NASA 
ABC Online - 12 Hours ago
A chemical known to damage the Earth's ozone layer is being released from an unknown source, according to NASA. A CHEMICAL USED IN dry cleaning and fire extinguishers may have been phased out in recent     Add Comment

The Earth’s Ozone Layer is Still Being Chewed Apart 
Gizmodo UK - 63 Minutes ago
If you thought that the depletion of the ozone layer was a problem confined to the '90s, think again: according to new NASA research , the Earth's atmosphere contains an unexpectedly large amount of an
Banned substance still depleting ozone layer: NASA Jagran Post
Carbon tetrachloride still depleting ozone layer: NASA INooz
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Mars orbiter mission spacecraft readies to hide behind Red Planet 
Times of India - 15 Hours ago
BANGALORE: In about 34 days, India's Mars orbiter mission (MOM) spacecraft will be hiding behind the Red Planet and not be visible from earth. And, sitting far away in Peenya, north-west Bangalore, a     Add Comment

Now, beam your pictures to Mars 
Times of India - 15 Hours ago
WASHINGTON: A US-based space-funding company has launched a new project that will allow you to send messages and pictures to Mars. The company Uwingu in Boulder, Colorado has launched its 'Beam Me to
Now Beam Your Messages Pictures to Mars Big News Network
Now, beam your messages, pics to Mars Millennium Post
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Roscosmos Plans to Beef Up Russia's Segment of the International Space Station 
Moscow Times - 16 Hours ago
Russia's space agency says it plans to continue expanding its segment of the International Space Station, or ISS, in 2017, amid concerns that Moscow will pull out of the program in 2020 due to fraying     Add Comment

Russia Wants the Ability to Kill Asteroids 
Moscow Times - 16 Hours ago
Russia wants the ability to destroy Earth-killing asteroids, and the Federal Space Agency says it only needs 23 billion rubles ($634 million) to do it, according to a proposed national space agenda through     Add Comment

Roscosmos Strategic Plan Sees 180 State Spacecraft Launches Through 2025 
Moscow Times - 16 Hours ago
Having virtually ignored the Moon since the 1970s, Russia's Federal Space Agency has requested 28 billion rubles ($770 million) from the government to finance its resurgent robotic Lunar exploration program     Add Comment

‘Elementary particles may be thought of as small black holes’ 
The Hindu - 17 Hours ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement Ashoke Sen TOPICS Ashoke Sen, String Theory expert from Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, is one of the three recipients of the     Add Comment

Winfree Bryant students to talk with space station astronauts 
Lebanon Democrat - 18 Hours ago
Winfree Bryant Middle School students and faculty will get one-on-one time with an astronaut live on the International Space Station on Tuesday. The school will be connected to the space station through     Add Comment

Mars, Saturn and the claws of Scorpius 
PhysOrg.com - 65 Minutes ago
Across Australia, catch Mars and Saturn around 8pm local time. Credit: Museum Victoria/Stellarium Look up at the night sky this week and you'll find Mars and Saturn together in the west. Mars stands     Add Comment

Canada Devising Action Plan for Taking Over Troubled Space Projects 
Space News - 69 Minutes ago
“Without the technical capacity within the CSA and [the Department of National Defense], it is unlikely that the NEOSSat project would have been completed successfully,” concluded the CSA internal audit.     Add Comment

Distance to quasars debated 
Science News Online - 76 Minutes ago
Odd-ball quasars may be closer than they seem — The odd-ball heavenly objects called quasars may be much closer to the earth’s own Milky Way galaxy than astronomers have thought. ... They have been regarded     Add Comment
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>>   Commercial spaceflight news
Ready for a ride on a space elevator? 
CNBC - 5 Hours ago
To push the envelope of transportation technology, you need to think big. And as globalization continues to drive advances in ways to move people and goods around the world faster and cheaper, there's     Add Comment

SpaceX on county agenda 
Brownsville Herald - 14 Hours ago
The Cameron County Commissioner’s Court will have a special meeting this morning to continue discussing the county’s incentive package and economic development agreement with SpaceX, or Space Exploration     Add Comment

Space-off: Outer space execs to face off at upcoming Seattle defense conference 
Seattle TechFlash - 18 Hours ago
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SpaceX's Dragon Version 2 Spacecraft: How it Works (Infographic) 
DailyMe.Com - 20 Hours ago
By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist   |   August 20, 2014 12:05pm ET Revealed on May 29, 2014, SpaceX's Dragon Version 2 capsule[1] can carry a crew of seven astronauts to the International Space Station.
SpaceXs Dragon V2 Manned Spacecraft How it Works Big News Network
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DARPA Teams With Industry to Create Spaceplane 
Tech Briefs - 22 Hours ago
DARPA has created an Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) to create a new paradigm for more routine, responsive, and affordable space operations. In an important step toward that goal, DARPA has awarded prime     Add Comment

Bill Nye on the Remarkable Efficiency of SpaceX 
Product Design and Development - 23 Hours ago
[embedded content] Bill Nye (The Science Guy!) opines on the pros and cons of NASA and SpaceX manufacturing. In a congressional move of either genius or ignorance, the decentralization of NASA facilities     Add Comment

NASA’s first green fuel spacecraft figures out eco-power 
SlashGear - 23 Hours ago
NASA is another step closer to blasting off its experimental "green" spacecraft, which switches traditional (and toxic) propellants with a safer, more efficient alternative that looks like peach tea.     Add Comment

Issue with spacesuits delays U.S. spacewalks on the ISS 
Electronic Products - 23 Hours ago
Spacewalks scheduled for August have been postponed due to an issue with a fuse in one of the spacesuit batteries Two astronaut maintenance spacewalks on the International Space Station set for this     Add Comment

SpaceX Workers Launch 3rd Suit, Allege Racist Policies 
Law360 - 24 Hours ago
Share us on: By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (August 20, 2014, 2:09 PM ET) -- Space Exploration Technologies Corp. employees on Monday launched a putative class action suit in California court accusing     Add Comment

Final Environmental Assessment: Experimental Permit to SpaceX for Operation of DragonFly  
SpaceRef - 8/20/2014
)] [Notices] [Pages 49370-49371] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2014-19818] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration     Add Comment

DARPA XS-1 space plane could allow rapid deployment of satellites, fuel depots 
Examiner.com - 8/20/2014
According to a Monday story on Space.com. DARPA , the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is having another go at developing a space plane that can deliver a payload to low Earth orbit, land,     Add Comment

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic tease Discovery Sport interior 
Motoring Research - 8/20/2014
Land Rover has released first images of the new Discovery Sport interior in a short film shot shot in association with Virgin Galactic. The video showcases the new seven-seat Land Rover Freelander     Add Comment

Gaga, Kinney want to ‘marry in space’ 
The Nation Pakistan - 8/20/2014
BFT New York Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney want to ‘marry in space’ but know it won’t be official. The Poker Face songstress has been loved up with beau Taylor Kinney since 2011, and the couple is often     Add Comment

Fresh Swag and New Toys: Russian Cosmonauts Gear Up For Space 
Moscow Times - 8/20/2014
The Orlan suits currently used by cosmonauts aboard the ISS are the fourth-generation Orlan-MK suits, but they are nearing the end of their lifespan. Russia's iconic golden Orlan spacesuits will be     Add Comment

Musk’s SpaceX Denies Report of Private Capital Fundraising Plan 
Washington Post - 8/20/2014
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the first private rocket maker to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, said it isn’t raising funds from private sources,     Add Comment

Musk’s SpaceX Denies Blog Report of Capital Raising Plan 
BusinessWeek - 8/20/2014
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp., the first private rocket maker to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, said it isn’t raising funds from private sources, denying a report     Add Comment

SpaceX Valued at $10 Billion 
Los Angeles Business Journal - 8/20/2014
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies, commonly known as SpaceX, is raising money that would value the company at nearly $10 billion, according to reports . Breaking the 11-digit valuation line     Add Comment

SpaceX Denies Report That It's Seeking New Funding 
Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 8/20/2014
On Tuesday morning, TechCrunch published a report claiming that commercial space company SpaceX is seeking funding for a new capital infusion of $200 million, primarily comprised of secondary investments.     Add Comment

Updated: SpaceX denies report it is raising massive funding round, valued at $10B 
GigaOm - 8/20/2014
SpaceX has denied a  Techcrunch report posted this morning  stating the space startup is worth $10 billion after raising funding that includes a secondary investment around $200 million, plus further     Add Comment

SpaceX Denies Funding and Valuation Report 
Recode - 8/20/2014
TechCrunch reported earlier Tuesday that Space Exploration Technologies was in the midst of a large fundraising round that would value the company at just under $10 billion. But the private space flight
SpaceX Denies Funding and Valuation Rumors Recode
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