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NASA to shoot lasers at Earth's forests from space

Using tech known as lidar, a device will map forests in 3D and increase understanding of their role in the carbon cycle.

By September 9, 2014

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NASA's Mars rocket to launch on maiden voyage in 2018

The world's most powerful rocket, designed to carry humans to Mars, is scheduled for a test launch in 2018.

By August 27, 2014

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 044: NASA advances its SLS program, Leap Motion for VR, and a 3D-printed castle

It's official: NASA moved their Space Launch System rocket from analysis to actual development, moving us one step closer to sending humans to Mars.

By August 28, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 044: NASA advances its SLS program, Leap Motion for VR, and a 3D-printed castle

On today's show, Ashley and Khail talk about NASA's newest milestone in its journey to Mars, Leap Motion Controller's newest VR accessory, and a 3D-printed castle.

By August 28, 2014

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'Asteroid to hit Earth' story goes up on CNN, people believe it

A user posts a fake news piece to CNN's iReport news hub. It stays live for 22 hours before someone realizes it must surely not be true.

By May 27, 2014

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

By September 8, 2014

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NASA finds tiniest galaxy has 'supermassive' black hole

The agency's Hubble Space Telescope spots one of the smallest galaxies ever discovered -- with a giant black hole at its core.

By September 17, 2014

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NASA taps SpaceX, Boeing to carry astronauts to space

In the return of human space flight for the US, NASA awards both private aerospace companies a combined total of $6.8 billion.

By September 16, 2014

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Boeing said to win NASA space taxi contract

According to the Wall Street Journal, the aerospace giant is likely to beat out SpaceX for the contract, said to be worth more than $3 billion.

By September 15, 2014