India goes to Mars

The Indian Space Research Association this week launched the Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft from the Satish Dhawan Spacte Centre SHAR in Sriharikota, India.
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Train to be a space tourist

With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off.
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Twitter goes public

Twitter went public on Thursday with its IPO price set at $26 a share. The company's shares opened just before 8 a.m. PT on Thursday at $45.10 and held strong throughout the day. Twitter hit a high of $50.09 on Thursday before closing the day at $44.90.
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Modern tech in classical masterpieces

A project called "Art x Smart" is injecting famous works of art with a dose of 21st-century technology.
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Artist Benedetto Bufalino created an ultra-budget red supercar from humble materials like cardboard and foil.
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New species of microbe thrives in spacecraft clean rooms

An extremely rare microbe pops up in two different spacecraft clean rooms, one in Florida and one in South America.
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More Model S fires

Tesla's Model S, which the company's Web site touts as "the safest car in America," has sustained its third fire in six weeks. Tesla said the most recent Model S blaze resulted from an accident involving a trailer. Investigators are now traveling to the site to uncover further details.
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