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Exclusive: NASA on how 'Tomorrowland may spark curiosity in real exploration'

Tomorrowland emphasizes the importance of imagination. But what does NASA say?

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Exclusive: NASA on how 'Tomorrowland may spark curiosity in real exploration'

Tomorrowland emphasizes the importance of imagination. But what does NASA say?

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Image of the Day: This IS the official NASA mission poster we're looking for

Is NASA sending its astronauts to a galaxy far, far away?

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Silent (and stolen) satellite gets rebooted after 17 years

ISEE-3 satellite has been radio silent since 1997. But if it could speak, it would tell a very interesting tale.

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Watch NASA and Portal's evil A.I. GLaDOS teach the difference between fusion and fission

Do you know the difference between fusion and fission? Some of us, sadly, do not. Well, it’s funny what we can learn from evil.

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For Space Design Competition, NASA Teams Up With…LEGO?

NASA has had all sorts of collaborators in its 54-year history. Universities have helped NASA advance the study of science. Non-profit organizations have helped NASA promote education. And industries such as aerospace and nanotechnology have benefited from NASA’s research (as well as NASA’s contracts). NASA broke its own mold last year when it partnered with Microsoft to create a Mars rover landing simulation for the Xbox. Now NASA is getting itself another non-traditional partner: the toymaker, LEGO.

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You Have Until Midnight, August 17, to Tell NASA Where to Go

What will NASA be doing in the upcoming years? That’s a question that Congress wants answered. So the National Research Council is conducting an independent study of NASA’s strategy direction, “the steps NASA needs to take over time to accomplish its vision and mission,” writes the National Academy of Sciences. In addition to rocket scientists, they want the input of the public. The catch is, this is due today, August 17.

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‘We’re NASA and We Know It’ Is a Must-Watch Parody for Fans of the Mars Rover, Curiosity

The video for the song by LMFAO, “I’m Sexy and I Know It,” is either crude or crudely funny, depending on your tastes. (Click on the NSFW video here to see what I mean.) But if your tastes runs toward the geeky, you’ll find this parody, “I’m NASA and I Know It” hilarious.

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NASA (Finally) Inspires the Public with Curiosity

Some fans of space are so dedicated that they can tell you the names of the astronauts for all seventeen Apollo missions–as well as the names of every cosmonaut who went to Mir. But the public remains unenthused…until last night. That’s when people gathered at parties across the country, held in planetariums, universities, convention centers, and even in Times Square, to watch the landing of the rover Curiosity on Mars.

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How Much Do You Know About Space? Take This 10-Question Quiz

Space has been much in the news lately, particularly with the death of astronaut Sally Ride. But how much do you really know about the “final (some would say “next) frontier?” Take this quiz and find out.

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