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The Launch Of The LADEE By NASA!


This week saw the launch of LADEE by NASA! The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launched on Friday at 11:27 EDT. The LADEE is on a mission to explore the atmosphere around the moon and to take a closer look at the dust that is seen emanating from the moon's surface.

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So You Think You Know NASA?

NASA Funding

According to one of Steve's most recent posts Neil deGrass Tyson goes down as noting that the 2008 bank bailout was "larger than the total 50 year history of NASA'S budget." This prompted Steve to go looking at how the tax dollars of the people of the United States are prioritized. Steve came up with this table to help to show the difference between science and military spending.

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NASA Photo Chronicles First-Ever Astronaut Jetpack Excursion


You probably don't know this, but February 12th, 1984 was an incredible day for space exploration. No, we didn't discover a new galaxy, or make a huge technological advancement in the area of extraterrestrial communication. However, an astronaut did attempt the first-ever exploratory maneuver that took him further away from his ship than had ever been attempted.

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Amazing NASA Nebula Photo Shows 14,000+ Stars

carina nebula

Want to see what 14,000 stars looks like? Check out this photo from NASA of the Carina Nebula. This amazing photo is from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, which has provided us with some of the most stunning (and surprising) space photos to date.

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