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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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A Google logo is seen at the garage where the company was founded on Google's 15th anniversary in Menlo Park
Top 10 Amazing Google Features and Tricks To Know [Watch Videos]

By IBTimes AU

With millions of people hitting the Google search engine home page every day, many may have not known that there exist a plethora of amazing features and tricks on this Web site. (Jul 22)

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An Apollo 11 emblem, flown into lunar orbit and signed by the crew - Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, which is estimated at $40,000 to $60,000
NASA Celebrates 45 Years of Moon Landing

By IBTimes AU

It was this very same day in 1969 that Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon, leaving the world in amazement. 45 years later the immense progress of NASA still astounds the world. (Jul 22)

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2014 Meteor Shower: Where and How to Best View Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower Peak on July 28 and 29

By IBTimes AU

The months of July and August will offer sky watchers the viewing experience for the 2014 Delta Aquarids meteor shower. The sky display started on July 12 and it can be viewed until Aug 23, 2014 with the peak scheduled to take place from July 28 to 2... (Jul 21)

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A saucer-shaped test vehicle, which holds equipment for landing large payloads on Mars
Mars Curiosity Rover Finds Large Debris of Meteorites

By IBTimes AU

National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mars Curiosity Rover spotted a shiny rock, mostly consisting of iron which belongs to space. (Jul 18)

A stork is silhouetted against the Supermoon in its nest in downtown Arriate, in the southern Spanish province of Malaga early July 13, 2014. Occurring when a full moon or new moon coincides with the closest approach the moon makes to the Earth, the Super
Supermoon 2014: The First Supermoon of Summer Lights Up Saturday Night Sky [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes AU

The unusually huge full moon called supermoon lighted up the night sky on Saturday night. It was the first of three supermoons of summer which are expected this year. (Jul 14)

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Fireball Spotted Over Australia, Object Determined as Ejected Part of Russian Rocket Used in Launching a Weather Satellite

By IBTimes AU

On Thursday evening, July 10, a fireball that was spotted over Australia was explained to be an ejected part of a Russian rocket used to launch a weather satellite. It has been initially claimed that the object could be a meteorite but it turns out t... (Jul 11)

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Robots to Use Google 3D Smartphones in Space Stations

By IBTimes AU

In a rare feat, Google smartphones with next-generation 3D sensing technology will be pressed into service to amplify the robots' functionality in NASA manned space station, Reuters reported. (Jul 10)

A wooden house which collapsed due to strong winds caused by Typhoon Neoguri is seen in Naha, on Japan's southern island of Okinawa, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 8, 2014. One man died, more than 500,000 people were urged to evacuate and hundreds of f
Typhoon Neoguri: 2 Dead, Forces Flights Cancellation, Cuts Electricity and Water Supplies (PHOTOS)

By IBTimes AU

Typhoon Neoguri, weakened from an original super typhoon category, has killed at least two people, forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights and has cut the supply of electricity and water to the people of Japan. (Jul 09)

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NASA STEREO Solar Conjunction Prepares for Upcoming Mission [Video]

By IBTimes AU

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Gouddard Space Flight Center explained the overview of its Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) solar conjunction in preparation for the upcoming mission. (Jul 08)

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Weirdest Job Ever: NASA Employees Man To Sniff Objects[Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

NASA is usually associated with fascinating jobs like that of astronauts, rocket ship engineers and scientists. A job, classified as weird, which joins this list of fascinating jobs is that of a staff sniffer. (Jul 04)

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