Friday, October 31, 2014 2:19 AM EST


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's public space program. NASA was established by the National Aeronautics and Space Act on July 29, 1958, replacing its predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).

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The Soyuz TMA-14M spacecraft carrying the International Space Station crew of Barry Wilmore of the U.S., and Alexander Samokutyaev and Elena Serova of Russia blasts off from the launch pad at the Baikonur cosmodrome September 26, 2014. The Russian rocket
Russia Succeeds Where US Fails: ISS NASA Antares Rocket Explosion Meant to Happen; Russia Successfully Launches Cargo Ship

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The Antares rocket built by Orbital Sciences was apparently doomed from the very start. (1:32 pm)


An unmanned Antares rocket is seen exploding seconds after lift off
Launch Of Antares Rocket Fails, Huge Explosion In Virginia

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The spacecraft was scheduled to carry supplies to the International Space Station. (Oct 29)

Spectators During An Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) Tour
NASA Captures Footage Of UFO Landing On The Sun [Watch Video]

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A UFO was spotted by a UFO enthusiast, Scott Waring, through images that were captured by NASA. (Oct 29)

U.S. President Barack Obama
Obama Launches Initiatives To Boost Hi-Tech Manufacturing: $530M Investment In 10 States

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The initiative is significant for its multi-sectoral approach and public–private collaboration. (Oct 28)


A Solar Flare Bursts Off The Left Limb Of The Sun In This Image Captured By NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
Hoax Alert: 6 Days Of Darkness In December

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Hoax makers continued to create confusion and fear as they said that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US allegedly confirmed that the Earth would suffer six days of darkness in the last month of 2014. The Web site Huzlers. (Oct 27)


Woman Stuck In Chimney: Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa Arrested For Attempted Break-In After Rescue Team Pulls Stuck Woman Out Of Chimney

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Rescue team responded to the reports of residents on Woodside Drive in Thousand Oaks, California about a woman, identified as 30-year-old Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, crying for help. The authorities arrested the woman for attempted break-in after firefighters destroyed the chimney to free her. (Oct 21)


2014 Meteor Shower: Slooh To Have Live Broadcast Of Orionids Meteor Shower October 21 Peak, NASA Assures Ideal Observing Conditions

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The Orionids meteor shower peak on Tuesday, Oct. 21, is expected to have ideal viewing conditions with the new moon not getting in the way of the sky display. However, observers whose viewing conditions hindered with cloudy skies or a bad weather wil... (Oct 20)


Mars Curiosity Rover
'Human Skull' Found On Mars [Watch Video]

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A human skull was spotted in the pictures by NASA by a YouTube user. (Oct 20)


Mars Curiosity Rover
Alien Toy Doll Found On Mars [Watch Video]

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Joe White of ArtAlienTV noticed an object on Mars which he thought looked like an alien toy doll. (Oct 20)

Mars Curiosity Rover
UFO Enthusiast Spots 'Crocodile' On Mars [Watch Video]

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An object that looks like a monster lizard was observed in the images captured by NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover by Joe White of ArtAlienTV. (Oct 16)