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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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Scientists Find Earth-sized World in Orbit Friendly to Life

By Reuters

For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star. (7:00 pm)

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Saturn May be 'Pregnant' With a New Moon Peggy

By IBTimes AU

It's a Peggy! Saturn is "pregnant" once again with another moon as revealed from the tiny, icy satellite images captured from NASA's Cassini-Huygens space satellite. (Apr 17)

Outredgeous red romaine lettuce plants grow inside a prototype Vegetable Production System (Veggie). Veggie will grow safe, fresh plants for food and provide recreational activity to crew aboard the International Space Station (NASA/Gioia Massa)
NASA Astronauts to Grow Lettuce in Space [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

Now, astronauts longing for foods like lettuce, will soon have an opportunity to grow it their own in space. NASA has sent a small farm to the International Space Station with its Dragon cargo mission that was launched by SpaceX, on Monday 14 April 2014. (Apr 16)

Blood Moon Aftermath: Kiwis in Awe of Reddish Moon; Sparks 'Rapture' Debate Among Christians

By IBTimes AU

New Zealanders found themselves looking at the sky to get a glimpse of the lunar eclipse known as the "blood moon". Those in Auckland were not able to see the eclipse due to thick clouds but Kiwis on the eastern part of North Island had a g... (Apr 16)

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Interesting Facts And Myths About Lunar Eclipse

By IBTimes AU

While sky gazers eagerly wait to witness the first total lunar eclipse of 2014, many superstitious people are also busy preparing to counter the bad omens and dangers that this celestial event may bring. (Apr 15)

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Total Lunar Eclipse 2014: Where to Watch Live; NASA to Provide Live Commentary
Total Lunar Eclipse 2014: Where to Watch Live; NASA to Provide Live Commentary

By IBTimes IN

The first total lunar eclipse of the year 2014 will occur on the night of 14-15 April and will be the first of the tetrad lunar eclipses to occur over the next 18 months. (Apr 14)

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon commercial cargo craft on top rests at its launch pad on March 1, 2013, at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
NASA’s SpaceX Cargo Launch to Go Ahead Despite Critical Computer Failure

By IBTimes IN

NASA's SpaceX rocket and its Dragon cargo capsule will be launched to the International Space Station on Monday 14 April (Tuesday, 15 April in India) despite a critical computer failure was found, affecting systems on the station, according to the officials. (Apr 14)

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Total Lunar Eclipse 2014: Where to Watch Live; NASA to Provide Live Commentary
Canada Gets Excited Over Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse, Harbinger of Doomsday?

By IBTimes AU

Canadians will be feted with a spectacular evening night show as the first of four total lunar eclipses starts on early Tuesday morning. (Apr 14)

Mars Coming Close to Earth 2014: Watch the Biggest and Brightest Red Planet Live Online [VIDEO]
Mars Coming Close to Earth 2014: Watch the Biggest Brightest Red Planet Live Online [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

This Monday (14 April), one can see the biggest and brightest Mars as it will come close to Earth. (Apr 13)

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Cyclone Ita
Cyclone Ita: Queensland Premier Newman Warned Residents of Homes Built Before 1985 to Head for Local Shelters Since Houses May Possibly Not Withstand Storm

By IBTimes AU

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman had warned residents of the state to stay at home or in local shelters as Cyclone Ita batters Australia. He advised those whose houses were built before 1985 to immediately leave their units and go to local shelters... (Apr 12)

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