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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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A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
NASA to Unveil Mars 2020 Rover Instruments

By IBTimes AU

The instruments of Mars 2020 mission will be announced live on July 31 at the National Aeronautical and Space Administration's(NASA) television studio at the agency's headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington and on the organization's website. (9:55 pm)

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NASA offers $35,000 cash prize for citizens to help find dangerous asteroids
NASA: Early Earth Likely To Have Been Hit By Giant Asteroids

By IBTimes AU

Early Earth was most likely hit by giant asteroids, suggests a research through a computer simulation model based on a moon crater by an international team of researchers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (9:27 pm)

A solar flare bursts off the left limb of the sun in this image captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
Changes in Global Vegetation to Be Tracked Through Two New Instruments: NASA

By IBTimes AU

The changes in global vegetation will be tracked with two new instruments, whose proposals have been selected by National Aeronautics and Space Administration. It will be done from the International Space Station. (5:12 pm)

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2014 Perseid Meteor Shower vs. Supermoon: Best to View Meteor Shower Display before August 12 to 13 Peak

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 Perseid meteor shower is set to peak on Aug. 12 to 13 but the viewing experience of the sky display is suggested to be done before the meteor shower peak schedule. A Supermoon is also set to take place on the Perseid meteor shower peak sched... (4:35 pm)

United Nations Report on Climate Change – A Call for Action?
NASA Scientists Advance Understanding of Climate Change With The Help Of IceCube

By IBTimes AU

CubeSats, new satellite technology, will be used to test new weather-monitoring technology which could possible unlock secrets of climate change. (Jul 31)

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First Ever Man-Made Leaf That Could Provide Oxygen During Space Travel: A Breathtaking Leap [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

First Ever Man-Made Leaf That Could Provide Oxygen During Space Travel: A Breathtaking Leap. (Jul 31)

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NASA Astronomers Unearths Mysterious Signal That 'Could Not Be Explained By Known Physics' [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

Astronomers at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) unearthed a mystery signal which further confirmed the fact that the Universe is such a huge place which is full of the unknown. (Jul 30)

Industrial Air Pollution May Help Search for Alien Life - Scientists

By IBTimes AU

The quest for alien life has been traditionally relegated to the discovery of electromagnetic radiation from alien civilizations. But a new study suggested that industrial pollution from alien factories may now help search for alien life. (Jul 30)

UFO Sightings: Mysterious Bright Lights Spotted Flashing over Toronto, Witnesses Share UFO Sighting Experience on Social Media [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

On Saturday, July 26, puzzled North York witnesses took to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube their UFO sighting experience. Mysterious bright lights were spotted flashing over the Yonge St. and Sheppard Ave. neighborhood in Toronto, Canada. (Jul 29)

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2014 Meteor Shower: Where to Watch Delta Aquarids July 28-29 Peak Online, NASA Cameras Spotted Start of Perseid Meteor Shower

By IBTimes AU

The 2014 Delta Aquarids meteor shower, which is set to peak on July 28-29, promises a good viewing experience for the interested observers due to the absence of a bright Moon in the night sky. As the Delta Aquarids peak, the Perseid meteor shower beg... (Jul 28)

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