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Docked One Last Time
Backdropped by a night time view of the Earth and the starry sky, the Space Shuttle Endeavour is photographed docked at the International Space Station on May 28, 2011. (via)

Image Credit: NASA picked by plurk 5 months ago
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 NASA goofs on space shuttle banner
NASA goofs on space shuttle banner
NASA moved space shuttle Endeavour a step closer to liftoff without an essential part: the "u." picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Nasa loses spider on International Space Station
Nasa loses spider on International Space Station
One of two spiders sent to the orbiting laboratory aboard the space shuttle Endeavour last week was added to the lost property list after the crew checked its tank and found it empty. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Far-Out Photo: Sunrise in Space
Far-Out Photo: Sunrise in Space
A new picture of a sunrise from space was taken with a handheld camera by astronauts Friday on the day the Space Shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station during shuttle mission STS-127.

Earth's atmosphere appears as a thin crescent shape ranging from white to blue to purple, while the planet in the foreground is a black as the void beyond. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 Last nighttime shuttle launch confirmed
Last nighttime shuttle launch confirmed
NASA has confirmed that space shuttle Endeavour will blast off on 7 February on its STS-130 mission to the International Space Station, marking the last nighttime shuttle launch before the venerable fleet is retired. picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 NASA set for dramatic shuttle rescue
NASA set for dramatic shuttle rescue
As NASA prepares for its final service call to the Hubble Space Telescope, it's also preparing for something never attempted in the history of the shuttle program: a rescue operation so dramatic that Hollywood would be hard-pressed to come up with a more outlandish plot. picked by kakana 2 years ago
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 NASA to Announce New Space Station Node Name On the Colbert Report
NASA to Announce New Space Station Node Name On the Colbert Report
In a follow up to This Post This Post and This Post, NASA announced that Astronaut Sunita Williams will appear on the program Tuesday.

The comedian said in a statement: "I certainly hope NASA does the right thing. Just kidding. I hope they name it after me." picked by suebe 3 years ago
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 Shuttle Atlantis blasts off
Shuttle Atlantis blasts off
After two months of delay, shuttle Atlantis blasted into orbit Thursday with Europe's gift to the international space station, a $2 billion science lab named Columbus that spent years waiting to set sail. picked by CheeseWiener 4 years ago
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 Purified urine to be astronauts' drinking water
Purified urine to be astronauts' drinking water
As NASA prepares to double the number of astronauts living aboard the International Space Station, nothing may do more for crew bonding than a machine being launched aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.

It's a water-recycling device that will process the crew's urine for communal consumption. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 NASA finds tiny hole in Atlantis caused by space debris
NASA finds tiny hole in Atlantis caused by space debris
NASA discovered that space shuttle Atlantis has been holed by a tiny piece of space debris. The 1/10-inch hole represents the second largest debris damage event ever identified. Fortunately, it missed everything that was important to the mission. Space debris is an increasingly challenging problem. picked by Fanatic 5 years ago
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 NASA's 21st Century Explorer Podcast Competition
NASA's 21st Century Explorer Podcast Competition
It's an exciting time for educators and students. Before the end of the next decade, NASA astronauts will return to the moon. This time, we're planning to stay, building outposts and paving the way for eventual journeys to Mars and beyond. Today's students will be tomorrow's explorers. How will space exploration benefit their lives in the future? That's the question this competition asks of... read full post picked by paddyjoe 5 years ago
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 Discovery Launch Planned for December 7
Discovery Launch Planned for December 7
NASA senior managers have picked December 7 for the next launch for the space shuttle Discovery. If all goes well, STS-116 will blast off at 9:35 pm local time (0235 GMT December 8) carrying 7 astronauts, and return to the International Space Station. picked by 2manyusernames 5 years ago
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 Space Shuttle Sabatoge
Space Shuttle Sabatoge
A space program worker deliberately damaged a computer that is supposed to fly aboard shuttle Endeavour in less than two weeks, an act of sabotage that picked by Bornbad 4 years ago
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 Real Time Satellite and Space Shuttle Tracking
Real Time Satellite and Space Shuttle Tracking
Select from a list to view the current position of satellites in real time. Uses Google mapping technology! GOOGLE ROCKS! picked by ogri2003 4 years ago
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 One second-hand space shuttle: Yours for $29m
One second-hand space shuttle: Yours for $29m
Here is a recession bargain: the space shuttle. NASA has slashed the price of the 1970s-era spaceships to $28.8 million apiece from $42 million. The engines are free! Boosters not included.

I can see Snopes now...that JATO myth might become reality. picked by arviragus 2 years ago
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 NASA announces shuttle songwriting contest
NASA announces shuttle songwriting contest
WAKE UP, IT'S TIME TO PEE / IN ZERO GRAVITEEEEEE

*props to Dave* picked by Bornbad 1 year ago
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 NASA and the Hindu concept of Time
NASA and the Hindu concept of Time
Two NASA scientists put forward a new model to explain how the cosmos is and where it might be going. They say it is necessary to take account of startling recent discoveries such as the observation that everything in the Universe is moving apart at an accelerating rate. Paul Steinhardt and Neil Turok propose that the cosmos goes through an endless cycle - of Big Bang, expansion and stagnation - d... read full post picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 The Earth at night: Stunning images of the cities that light up the globe
The Earth at night: Stunning images of the cities that light up the globe
It may look like an intriguing star constellation far away in space, but these lights are actually far closer to home. These images shows cities at night as viewed by the International Space Station. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Pictures of the Space Shuttle launch from the ISS
Pictures of the Space Shuttle launch from the ISS
Many of us have seen images of the Space Shuttle launching as taken from the ground. picked by 2manyusernames 5 years ago
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 NASA Releases New Views of Earth
NASA Releases New Views of Earth
NASA scientists have created two new images of Earth as it appears from space, a vista often called the "Blue Marble," combining data of the oceans, land surfaces and sea ice taken from many different satellites. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 Great view video
Great view video
Space shuttle launch filmed from a passing airliner. Courtesy of Wimp.com. Thumbnail unrelated (in case you were wondering). picked by cheeselog1234 3 years ago
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