NASA-led volunteers map landslides by Nepal quakes
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Volunteers from NASA and other institutions used satellite data to pinpoint the locations of landslides, after the April 25 Nepal earthquake and its aftershocks.

Grab bag: ‘NASA finds marijuana planet'; hunter-gatherers use medical weed …
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NASA has announced this morning that they have discovered a planet completely covered with marijuana, a discovery that has completely taken scientists by surprise.

Nasa and Verizon plan to monitor US drone network from phone towers
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That $500,000 project is now underway at Nasa’s Ames Research Center in the heart of Silicon Valley. Nasa is planning the first tests of an air traffic control system for drones there this summer, with Verizon scheduled to introduce a concept for using …

NASA experts teach educators STEM exercises
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It was part of a workshop run by NASA experts at Fort Valley State on Tuesday. Edward Hill, the dean of the school’s college of education, invited NASA to train teachers who work closely with students. “Some simple, basic activities from NASA that they …

NASA Chief Wants to Cut Mars Travel Time in Half
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CANOGA PARK, Calif. – Getting astronauts to Mars will take all the spacefaring expertise the United States can muster, including advanced propulsion technologies such as solar-electric engines and perhaps even nuclear rockets, according to NASA …

Watch NASA test the rocket engine that might one day take us to Mars
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NASA’s heavy-lifting Space Launch System (SLS) is set to become the most powerful rocket ever constructed – ferrying humans to nearby asteroids and perhaps, one day, even Mars.

Pluto’s Moons Raise New Puzzles for NASA’s New Horizons Mission
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For a long time, Pluto was considered an oddball planet – and although that perception has changed, astronomers now report that its tiniest moons rank among the oddest in the solar system.

NASA’s Martian ‘Flying Saucer’ to Launch Test Flight Thursday: Watch Live
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Editor’s update: NASA has delayed the launch of its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator to no earlier than Thursday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m.

‘Suit Up': NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of First US Spacewalk
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NASA is celebrating the first U.S. spacewalk 50 years ago with a new documentary on the history of humans working in their own human-sized space havens.

All Systems Go for NASA’s Flying Saucer: Watch the Launch Online
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After two days of postponements due to high waves at sea, NASA is planning to launch its rocket-powered “flying saucer” from a test range in Hawaii on Thursday – and you can watch the flight online.