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NASA Announcing Commercial Crew Winners 
ABC News - 98 Minutes ago
NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International     Add Comment

Boeing to beat SpaceX to US$3bn NASA contract 
Silicon Republic - 7 Hours ago
.Despite the surprise surrounding Boeing’s seemingly imminent signing of the multi-billion-dollar deal, the aerospace company has been working with NASA for a number of decades, developing    Add Comment

Rosetta probe targets 'head' of comet 
CNN - 7 Hours ago
London (CNN) -- Scientists have picked a prime landing site on the "head" of a comet for the next stage of the Rosetta mission. The project, led by the European Space Agency (ESA) with partners including
Rosetta mission control announces comet landing site Riverina Rural
BBC News - Rosetta: 'Audacious' comet landing site chosen DailyMe.Com
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Jacobs Awarded Contract Option at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center 
CNBC - 8 Hours ago
PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc . (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it has been awarded a modification to extend the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation     Add Comment

Rosetta mission: Scientists choose landing site on comet (+video) 
Christian Science Monitor - 16 Hours ago
The Rosetta orbiter will launch its Philae lander in November toward a touch-down site on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. This mission represents the first attempt ever to land on a comet. In this Aug.     Add Comment

Gigaom: These companies will test NASA cargo on suborbital flights before it heads  
GigaOm - 18 Hours ago
Before a new machine or good heads into space, it’s helpful to test it on a suborbital flight where a specialized plane flies in arcs to simulate weightlessness. NASA announced today that Masten Space     Add Comment

Gigaom: Thinking about farming in space? Choose Mars over the moon 
GigaOm - 18 Hours ago
If humans form a colony on Mars, their survival will depend on developing a steady source of food. That could take the form of buildings filled with plants growing hydroponically or aeroponically. Otherwise,     Add Comment

Rosetta's Philae probe to land on head of comet 
Xinhua News Agency - 18 Hours ago
PARIS, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- The European Space Agency (ESA) on Monday announced Rosetta's probe Philae would land on site "J" on the head of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Rosetta, the world's     Add Comment

Want to Go to Space? Astronauts Launch Contest 
NBCNews.com - 18 Hours ago
A new astronaut-led group has launched a contest to redefine the "right stuff" by giving away trips to space in return for the impact those who go can make to the world. Spaceship Earth Grants , presented     Add Comment

Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract 
CNET Reviews - 18 Hours ago
Boeing is said to be the likely winner of NASA's space taxi contract. That would mean its CST-100 capsule could be ferrying people to the International Space Station by 2017. Boeing Boeing seems set     Add Comment

NASA's Hunt for Dangerous Asteroids Falls Short: Report 
NDTV - 19 Hours ago
Reporters gather around a piece of a meteorite in a local museum in Chelyabinsk. (Reuters) Cape Canaveral:  NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially     Add Comment

How to spot the cosmic archer Sagittarius in the sky 
Mother Nature Network - 2 Hours ago
On these late-summer evenings after the sun has set, look low in the southern sky for the classical Archer: the constellation Sagittarius. Although the Archer is often depicted in allegorical star atlases
Cosmic Archer: Seeking Out Sagittarius : Discovery News DailyMe.Com
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NASA to announce private space shuttle deal 
CNN Money - 2 Hours ago
NASA is expected to award Boeing a space shuttle contract. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) NASA will make a "major announcement" later Tuesday about its plans to partner with the private sector to transport astronauts     Add Comment

Climate evolution and angiosperm radiation [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] 
PNAS - 2 Hours ago
Anne-Claire Chaboureau a , 1 , Pierre Sepulchre a , Yannick Donnadieu a , and Alain Franc b a Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Unité Mixte, Centre National de la Recherche     Add Comment

Ten-percent solar-to-fuel conversion device [Chemistry] 
PNAS - 2 Hours ago
Casandra R. Cox a , 1 , Jungwoo Z. Lee b , Daniel G. Nocera a , 1 , and Tonio Buonassisi b , 1 a Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University , Cambridge, MA 02138; and b Department     Add Comment

Second step in atmospheric oxygen rise [Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences] 
PNAS - 2 Hours ago
Lee R. Kump 1 Department of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University , University Park, PA 16802 Edited by Donald E. Canfield, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark, and approved     Add Comment

Boeing could win huge space taxi deal with NASA 
MSN Money - 3 Hours ago
An announcement about the closely watched competition is expected as early as Tuesday. By Andy Pasztor, The Wall Street Journal Boeing ( BA ) appears positioned to beat out two smaller rivals for the     Add Comment

Only 1 in 10 potentially dangerous asteroids detected by NASA 
CBC Hamilton - 3 Hours ago
NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 per cent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 140 metres (460 feet) in diameter, the agency's Inspector General said on Monday.     Add Comment

Astronaut back from 'tin can on the bottom of the ocean' 
CTV News - 7 Hours ago
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Report: Hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short 
MSN News - 7 Hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90 percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 meters) in diameter, the agency’s     Add Comment
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>>   Commercial spaceflight news
SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified: general 
Yahoo! Maktoob News - 80 Minutes ago
By By | Reuters  –  By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Air Force general on Tuesday said he favored competition for military rocket launches, but insisted the Air Force must stick     Add Comment

Report: Boeing, SpaceX win NASA spaceflight contracts 
Central Florida News 13 - 79 Minutes ago
Boeing and SpaceX have both been awarded contracts to send astronauts back to the International Space Station, according to CNN reports. SpaceX, Boeing and Sierra Nevada were all in the running, and     Add Comment

SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified-general 
Yahoo! Finance - 86 Minutes ago
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - A top U.S. Air Force general on Tuesday said he favored competition for military rocket launches, but insisted the Air Force must stick to its high standards     Add Comment

NASA announcing winning companies to carry astronauts to space station 
Minneapolis Star Tribune - 86 Minutes ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency planned to announce which one or two private companies wins the right to     Add Comment

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says colonizing Mars is critical to saving humanity 
Yahoo! Canada - 87 Minutes ago
By | Geekquinox  –  When Elon Musk dreams, he dreams big. Musk, the founder of internet payment system PayPal and the head of the private space exploration company SpaceX , has been openly saying     Add Comment

NASA to Build Space Taxi for Astronauts, Boeing Likely to Lead 
TheStreet.com - 91 Minutes ago
NASA is looking to build its own spacecraft to take astronauts to and from orbit, and Boeing is emerging as the top contender to win the contract. The way Boeing plans to build the transportation capsule     Add Comment

Space Race: NASA to Announce Which Company Wins Space Taxi Contract> 
WTVD Raleigh Durham - 93 Minutes ago
, Commander Chris Ferguson noted the poignant end of the shuttle program. "Mission complete, Houston, after serving the world for over 30 years, the shuttle has earned its place in history, and it has     Add Comment

SpaceX and Boeing among companies that could get NASA's astronaut-ferrying business 
Pasadena Star News - 2 Hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts     Add Comment

NASA announcing winning companies to carry astronauts to space station, at least  
Squamish Chief - 2 Hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts     Add Comment

NASA to announce private space shuttle deal 
CNN Money - 2 Hours ago
NASA is expected to award Boeing a space shuttle contract. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) NASA will make a "major announcement" later Tuesday about its plans to partner with the private sector to transport astronauts     Add Comment

Spaceport delays prompt some impatience in New Mexico 
Reuters - 2 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Delays in the launch of the first space flights by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic from a base in New Mexico have drawn criticism from a county commissioner in the south of the state.     Add Comment

Boeing in line to win coveted $3 billion ‘space taxi’ project 
St Louis Business Journal - 3 Hours ago
Officials at NASA have concluded that Boeing’s proposed capsule for a multi-billion dollar space taxi project is the least risky when compared with other proposals. That’s according to a Wall Street     Add Comment

Boeing could win huge space taxi deal with NASA 
MSN Money - 3 Hours ago
An announcement about the closely watched competition is expected as early as Tuesday. By Andy Pasztor, The Wall Street Journal Boeing ( BA ) appears positioned to beat out two smaller rivals for the     Add Comment

NASA to Announce Which Company Wins Space Taxi Contract 
KBOI - 3 Hours ago
(HOUSTON) -- When the space shuttle Atlantis rolled to a stop on July 21, 2011, Commander Chris Ferguson noted the poignant end of the shuttle program: "Mission complete, Houston, after serving the world     Add Comment

NASA to make announcement on US human spaceflights 
Business Standard India - 3 Hours ago
The US space agency said today that a "major announcement" is coming later today regarding the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States. NASA, which has been unable to send people to     Add Comment

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Provide Unique Insight into Test and Development  
MENAFN - 7 Hours ago
(MENAFN Press) Global partners in adventure, innovation and exploration, Land Rover and Virgin Galactic, have opened the doors on the world of prototype testing and development. For the first time, both     Add Comment

Boeing to beat SpaceX to US$3bn NASA contract 
Silicon Republic - 7 Hours ago
.Despite the surprise surrounding Boeing’s seemingly imminent signing of the multi-billion-dollar deal, the aerospace company has been working with NASA for a number of decades, developing    Add Comment

Space vehicles and net neutrality — 5 things to know today 
Fortune - 7 Hours ago
Good morning, friends and Fortune readers. Bit of a slow morning overall, but some interesting stuff is happening later today. We’ll hear about an Uber ruling regarding its operations in Germany, and     Add Comment

Space: China's final tourism frontier 
DailyMe.Com - 7 Hours ago
One night in a Beijing gym when the rain was pouring down outside, Tong Jingjing cried after being repeatedly knocked down by her boxing coach, tears and sweat mingling on her face. Tong, 41, pretty,     Add Comment

CASIS Research Set for Launch Aboard SpaceX Mission to ISS 
DailyMe.Com - 7 Hours ago
The fall marks a new school year, a new football season and another commercial cargo flight to the International Space Station. In September, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft is scheduled to blast off to the     Add Comment
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