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Astronaut snaps selfie during historic spacewalk

British astronaut Tim Peake goes for a stroll in space and takes time for a spectacular selfie featuring Earth reflected in his helmet visor.

By January 17, 2016

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Activision facing Call of Duty lawsuit over 'barbarian, halfwit' depiction of historical figure

Black Ops 2 depicted Jonas Savimbi as a "barbarian" who "wants to kill everybody," his family says in new lawsuit.

By January 13, 2016

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Blue Origin sticks historic rocket landing -- let's go to space, y'all (Tomorrow Daily 277)

Ashley discusses why Blue Origin's rocket landing is a great moment for the commercial space industry, how scientists are teaching robots to decline commands from humans and what led a children's hospital to collaborate with a Hollywood effects company.

By November 24, 2015

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New Shepard rocket makes history, and we're excited about it (Tomorrow Daily 277 show notes)

It might not have spent time officially in geostationary transfer orbit, but Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket successfully landed after a trip to space. That's big news for anyone hoping for a ride toward the stars someday, since reusable rockets mean much cheaper costs for commercial space flight.

By November 24, 2015

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Bezos' Blue Origin makes historic rocket landing

Welcome to the next age of space exploration: reusable rockets. Get the details on the landing by Blue Origin, run by Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Meanwhile, questions swirl over Amazon's security with forced password resets.

By November 24, 2015

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Bezos' Blue Origin makes historic rocket landing

Welcome to the next age of space exploration: reusable rockets. Get the details on the landing by Blue Origin, run by Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Meanwhile, questions swirl over Amazon's security with forced password resets.

November 24, 2015

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Own a historic NASA manual featuring 'the worm'

It won't teach you how to build a rocket or fly to Pluto, but this manual is a fascinating part of NASA's history, and it's seeking funding on Kickstarter now.

By September 2, 2015

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YouTube offers tour of the past with 120 years of historical footage

Courtesy of footage from the Associated Press and British Movietone, you can now watch some of the most memorable events from 1895 to the present.

By July 22, 2015

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Exclusive: A trip inside NASA's historic Space Launch Complex 36, the new Moon Mountain

Moon Express has big goals for mining the heavens, but to get there it needs better facilities down here on earth. Join us for an exclusive trip inside the historic NASA Space Launch Complex 36, now owned by Moon Express.

By January 22, 2015

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NASA's New Horizons spacecraft begins historic approach to Pluto

After a nine-year journey, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has kicked off its mission to explore everyone's favorite dwarf planet, Pluto.

By January 16, 2015