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NASA's Pluto probe could carry your photo to aliens

The man responsible for Voyager's "golden record" wants to beam crowdsourced data to the New Horizons spacecraft and take it beyond our solar system.

By 22 May 2015

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'Three clicks to oblivion': How Tom Cruise shaped NASA's website

Former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe thanks Tom Cruise for his "blinding flash of the obvious."

By 20 May 2015

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New book stars NASA's early manned space missions (pictures)

An upcoming book collates hundreds of rare and unpublished photos of NASA's first manned space programs. Here are images from the first mission to include a spacewalk, which will mark its 50th anniversary next month.

10 Images By 18 May 2015

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NASA's potential squid rover is straight out of sci-fi

The space agency is studying the use of a soft, tentacled robot to explore watery moons like Jupiter's Europa.

By 15 May 2015

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Watch NASA's Greased Lightning aerocopter (heliplane?) take off and fly

With 10 propellers and a 10-foot wingspan, NASA's unmanned aerial vehicle can take off like a helicopter, then fly like a plane.

By 6 May 2015

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NASA's all-electric, self-driving car looks super fun to drive (Tomorrow Daily 167)

NASA developed the MRV (Modular Robotic Vehicle), a go-kart-esque vehicle that's massively entertaining to watch in motion. With four independently functioning wheels, a zero-degree turn radius and some serious drifting capabilities, we're dying to take it for a (literal) spin.

By 24 April 2015

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NASA's Modular Robotic Vehicle belongs in Mario Kart (Tomorrow Daily 167)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail explain why NASA's MRV is putting the "fun" in function, how Microsoft wants to change gesture tech with its Handpose innovation and what the deal is with Google's new wireless service, Google Fi. #TDMRV

By 24 April 2015

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NASA's Dawn mission seeks Ceres' secrets (pictures)

Dwarf planet Ceres is NASA's latest object of fascination, sporting mysterious bright spots and a surface marked with endless craters.

9 Images By 18 April 2015

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NASA's Dawn gazes at Ceres' sunlit north pole

Ceres comes into sharper focus as the Dawn mission settles into an up-close study of the dwarf planet's craters and mysterious bright spots.

By 18 April 2015

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NASA's New Horizons snaps its first color image of Pluto

Pluto and its biggest moon Charon appear as colorful blobs in a fresh NASA image taken by the New Horizons spacecraft.

By 15 April 2015