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NASA And San Francisco Company Partner To Make Smart Glasses For Astronauts

NASA is tapping Osterhout Design Group to help create smart eyeglasses for astronauts.

03/12/2015

International Space Station

Would A Trip to Space Change You?

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air.   How would you like to know what  effects Space would have on your body and your health WITHOUT actually […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/12/2015

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Underground Hot Springs On Saturn Moon? Study Suggests Yes

If confirmed, it would make the moon Enceladus the only other known body in the solar system besides Earth where hot water and rocks interact underground.

03/11/2015

On Thursday (March 12), NASA is set to launch the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission, or MMS, to study a phenomenon known "magnetic reconnection." These energetic events, sometimes referred to as "explosions in space," are the driver of solar weather. (NASA)

NASA Launching Satellites To Study Magnetic Fields Just As Sun Unleashes Monster Flare

NASA is launching a fleet of spacecraft Thursday to investigate the mystery behind a cosmic phenomenon in the Earth’s magnetic field just as the sun unleashed its first massive flare of the year.

03/11/2015

The Dwarf Planet Ceres

NASA’s Ceres Mission Brings Out The Kid In All Of Us

When I was in the Fourth Grade I decided I wanted to be an Astronaut. Fast forward to a couple of years later, on my 11th birthday, my parents bought me a tape recorder equipped with a microphone.

03/06/2015

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NASA Spacecraft Slips Into Ceres’ Orbit For First-Ever Visit To Dwarf Planet

A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration, and scientists are eager to learn more about the mysterious bright spot discovered last month.

03/06/2015

The images were taken on Feb. 19, 2015, from a distance of nearly 29,000 miles (46,000 kilometers). Dawn observed Ceres for a full rotation of the dwarf planet, which lasts about nine hours. The images have a resolution of 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) per pixel. (NASA)

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Closer To Unraveling Mystery Behind Bright Spots On Dwarf Planet Ceres

Scientists are on the edge of their seats as NASA’s Dawn spacecraft nears dwarf planet Ceres and the mysterious spots first seen on its surface last month.

03/02/2015

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NASA To Study Mysterious ‘Magnetic Explosions’ Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-Rays

Earth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects–unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four “Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission” satellites, studying these “magnetic reconnections” and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.

02/24/2015

A Chang'e-3 rocket carrying the Jade Rabbit rover blasts off, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest province of Sichuan on December 2, 2013. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Fireballs Spotted Over Western U.S. As Chinese Rocket Burns In Atmosphere

People from Arizona to Canada have reported seeing bright lights in the sky as a Chinese rocket burned up in the atmosphere.

02/24/2015

Hubble Space Telescope Images Released (Photo by NASA, ESA, and the Hubble SM4 ERO Team via Getty Images)

Probing For Signs Of Life On Europa, One Of Jupiter’s Icy Moons, Subject Of NASA Ames Workshop

Dozens of planetary scientists are gathering in Mountain View on Wednesday to talk about sending a space probe to one of Jupiter’s moons.

02/18/2015

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