Space

A NASA Astronaut Took a Selfie for Instagram On a Space Walk, Nullifying All Other Selfies Ever

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On December 24, NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins took this selfie with good ole Earth in the background during a Spacewalk outside the International Space Station.

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Frog Attends Rocket Launch, Is Subject of Hauntingly Tragic Photo

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This frog’s lifelong dream of becoming famous came true.

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‘Mad Men’ Writers Want to Make a Show About NASA in the ‘60s

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Today in "Please Greenlight This Idea STAT": The writers of Mad Men are developing a new show that would focus on the Cocoa Beach, Florida-based media who covered the early days of the Space Race.

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4 Reasons Why the World Is Going to End Friday

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Just as NASA did in their premature "why the world didn't end yesterday" video, Jimmy Tatro makes some valid points in his.

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Remembering Neil Armstrong, an American Hero

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I recently read Buzz Aldrin's 2009 autobiography and, after hearing the news of Neil Armstrong's death yesterday, thought about Aldrin's quote when he first bounded down the steps of the lunar module.

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This week in Facebook idiocy

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Every week on the internet we see screen caps of unfortunate interactions on everybody’s favorite social network, Facebook.

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Mars Rover’s first picture of Mars leaves something to be desired

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The first photo of Mars' surface from NASA's just-launched Curiosity Rover has been released.


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