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NASA

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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International Space Station Finds Life In Space: Tardigrades Are Aliens for Space

By IBTimes AU

Life has been found in space by Russian scientists in the International Space Scientists who are shocked by the discovery. (Sep 01)

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A weathervane is seen in front of the moon in Lausanne March 19, 2011.
Two Moons Hoax Surfaces Again: Debunked By Scientists, Twitter Explodes With Reactions

By IBTimes AU

Two Moon Hoax debunked. Scientifically, the phenomenon is not possible. (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, INDIA, CRICKET

A Bookless Digital Library Hums With Knowledge

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Florida Polytechnic University's e-book library has no books. (Aug 27)

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The Supermoon rises over houses in Olvera, in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz, July 12, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Supermoon results in a larger-than-usual appea
Twin Moon Hoax Goes Viral: Mars Not As Big As Moon

By IBTimes AU

A hoax crops on the Internet about how there will be two moons has been revealed. (Aug 26)

An artist's rendering image released to Reuters on October 19, 2009
The Best Map of "Triton" Neptune's Moon From Data Taken by Voyager 2 Restored and Pieced Together (Watch Video)

By IBTimes AU

The best color map of Neptune's big moon, Triton, was created by a scientist from images that were taken 25 years ago by NASA's spacecraft. (Aug 25)

A man looks at a model of a Marsokhod mars rover in the exhibition hall of the Institute of Space Research
The First Woman to be a Principal Scientist for NASA'S Next Mars Mission 2020

By IBTimes AU

NASA's next mission to Mars will be led by an Australian scientist who will be instrumental in choosing what could be termed as the first samples brought back to Earth from the Red Planet. (Aug 25)

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A saucer-shaped test vehicle, which holds equipment for landing large payloads on Mars
Object on Red Planet Isn’t a Martian Thigh Bone, Says NASA

By IBTimes AU

There was a lot of speculation last week after space-alien theorists and UFO blogs floated the idea that a bone-like object on Mars, photographed by NASA's $2.5-billion Curiosity rover, could be a thigh bone, giving rise to talks that it could be the remains of a Martian. (Aug 25)

An Atlas 5 United Launch Alliance rocket lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in Cape Canaveral, Florida November 18, 2013.
Mass Panic Over Houston's 'Blinking Lights' in the Sky; UFO Sceptics Still Not Convinced

By IBTimes AU

The mass UFO sightings in Houston, Texas caused panic and confusion. Social media was awashed with the images of the alleged UFO hovering in the sky. (Aug 23)

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An artist's conception shows what NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed
UFO Sighters Have Found A Bone In Mars Amidst Reports of UFO Sighting[Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

UFO watchers have found a bone on Mars, claimed Chron.com. It appears to be like a thigh bone.This report comes after claims on recent sightings of UFO. (Aug 21)

Fishing Boats Are Moored At Tomari Port in Naha On Japan's Southern Island Of Okinawa As Super Typhoon Neoguri Approaches The Region
'Alien' Green Lights Mystery Solved: Bright LED To Attract Squid

By IBTimes AU

Astronaut Reid Wiseman noticed green flurry lights near the coast of Bangkok and was surprised by it. (Aug 20)

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