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Darpa Funded Researchers Accidentally Create the World's First Warp Bubble (slashdot)

Reeses writes: The Debrief just reported that DARPA just "accidentally" created the world's first warp bubble. From the article: Warp drive pioneer and former NASA warp drive specialist Dr. Harold G "Sonny" White has reported the successful manifestation of an actual, real-world "Warp Bubble." And, according to White, this first of its kind breakthrough by his Limitless Space Institute (LSI) team sets a new starting point for those trying to manufacture a full-sized, warp-capable spacecraft. The...
Tags: News, Nasa, Darpa, Warp, Msmash, Harold G Sonny White, Limitless Space Institute LSI


NASA to launch new x-ray telescope to unravel mysteries of black holes

We're about to get a new perspective on some of the most extreme objects in the universe. In the early morning hours of December 9, NASA will launch its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer mission, or IXPE, to measure X-rays released by black holes and neutron stars.
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NASA to launch new x-ray telescope designed to unravel mysteries of black holes

In the early morning hours of December 9, NASA will launch its Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer mission, or IXPE, to measure X-rays released by extreme cosmic objects -- black holes and neutron stars.
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Check out the science heading to ISS on next SpaceX Crew Dragon flight

NASA has revealed what kind of science experiments are heading to the ISS later this month as part of a SpaceX resupply mission.
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Check out the science heading to the ISS on the next SpaceX Crew Dragon flight

NASA has revealed what kind of science experiments are heading to the ISS later this month as part of a SpaceX resupply mission.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Space Science


NASA launches new tech to better track near-Earth asteroids

NASA has launched new technology to help scientists better track near-Earth asteroids and more accurately assess their risk to our planet.
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The Childhood Moment That Inspired Christopher Nolan To Make Interstellar

Is Christopher Nolan more of a Stanley Kubrick type who make clinical films that raise heady questions about human nature and our place in the grand scheme of things? Or is he a showman who marries personal stories and themes with crowd-pleasing spectacle like Steven Spielberg did in his blockbuster heyday? The answer is, arguably, a bit of both, and there's no better example of this than Nolan's 2014 sci-fi movie "Interstellar."Set in a dystopian future where Earth is no longer capable of susta...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Interstellar, Movies, News, Matthew Mcconaughey, Nasa, Earth, New York Times, Stanley Kubrick, Kubrick, Nolan, Warner Bros, George Lucas, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Murphy


NASA launches laser demo that could revolutionize space communication

NASA's Laser Communications Relay Demonstration, launched Tuesday, could revolutionize the way the agency communicates with future missions across the solar system. These lasers could lead to more high-definition videos and photos from space than ever before.
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NASA unveils new astronaut trainees who could be off to the moon

NASA has unveiled its latest successful astronaut candidates, some of whom could take part in the space agency's Artemis moon missions.
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NASA picks 10 new astronauts out of pool of more than 12,000 applicants

NASA announced its latest class of astronauts Monday, 10 men and women who will train for missions covering the expanse from Earth orbit to the moon.       [Author: Florida Today]
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NASA introduces the new astronaut class of 2021

Ten men and women are ready to begin training so they can journey to the International Space Station, the moon and beyond. The new astronaut class of 2021 was announced by NASA on Monday.
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Mesmerizing photos of this year's only total solar eclipse show a rare crescent sunrise over Antarctica

Chilean and US scientists watch a total solar eclipse from the Union Glacier in Antarctica on December 4, 2021.Felipe Trueba/Imagen Chile/AFP via Getty Images A total solar eclipse blackened skies above Antarctica and the Southern Ocean on Saturday. Photographers traveled to Antarctica to watch the moon block the sun and cast its shadow on Earth. Their photos show a crescent sun rising above the sea, then becoming a dark sphere ringed in light. A black sun reigned over Antarctica briefly on S...
Tags: Science, News, Australia, Southeast Asia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Moon, Sun, Antarctica, Solar Eclipse, Anderson, Eclipse, Atlantic Ocean, Southern Ocean


Nasa unveils new class of astronaut candidates

The six men and four women could fly to the space station and on future missions to the Moon.
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NASA’s skywatching tips for December include a comet called Leonard

December's night sky offers a good look at Venus, a comet called Leonard, and the annual Geminids meteor shower. Check it out!
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How to watch NASA’s Laser Communications launch early on Monday

NASA's communication system will soon be getting a serious upgrade, with the launch of a new laser communications relay system early tomorrow morning.
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How to watch NASA’s Laser Communications launch early tomorrow morning

NASA's communication system will soon be getting a serious upgrade, with the launch of a new laser communications relay system early tomorrow morning.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, How To Watch, Laser Communications


Russia pushes the International Space Station away from '90s US rocket debris — the 2nd space-junk scare this week

The International Space Station, as pictured from the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour during a flyaround on November 8, 2021.NASA Russia maneuvered the International Space Station away from a chunk of a US rocket from the '90s. Satellite and rocket debris orbiting Earth regularly threatens to collide with or puncture the ISS. Russia blew up a satellite recently, sending debris into space. NASA is a also a major space junk culprit. The International Space Station (ISS) changed course Friday t...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, China, Russia, India, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, United States, International Space Station, Pegasus, TNT, Iss


NASA picks 3 companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations.
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NASA picks three companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Station, Northrop Grumman, Commercialization Of Space


International Space Station swerves to avoid space junk, Russia says

During a six and a half hour spacewalk Thursday, NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron replaced a malfunctioning communications antenna and achieved other "get ahead" tasks.
Tags: Russia, Nasa, Cnn, International Space Station, Kayla Barron, Thomas Marshburn


NASA is about to launch a laser demo that could revolutionize space communication

NASA's upcoming Laser Communications Relay Demonstration could revolutionize the way the agency communicates with future missions across the solar system. These lasers could lead to more high-definition videos and photos from space than ever before.
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Watch NASA’s video clips showing Thursday’s spacewalk

NASA’s latest spacewalk ended successfully at the space station on Thursday, December 2. The agency has since shared some video clips of the mission.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Spacewalk


NASA concern as junk from an old rocket spotted near space station

NASA is currently assessing the risk of a piece of orbiting junk that could come close to the space station early on Friday.
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NASA weighs risk as junk from an old rocket heads toward space station

NASA is currently assessing the risk of a piece of orbiting junk that could come close to the space station early on Friday.
Tags: News, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Space Junk, Space Debris


NASA astronauts will conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk

A spacewalk is back on the schedule for two astronauts Thursday after NASA initially postponed it due concerns about the potential risk of debris.
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NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk

A spacewalk is back on the schedule for two astronauts Thursday after NASA initially postponed it due to concerns about the potential risk of debris. NASA postponed the spacewalk, originally scheduled for Tuesday, after receiving a space debris warning for the International Space Station.
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Curiosity’s new selfie a reminder that the plucky rover is still busy on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover is back in the spotlight after the space agency shared a recent selfie snapped by the veteran Mars explorer.
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Curiosity’s new selfie a reminder the plucky rover is still busy on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover is back in the spotlight after the space agency shared a recent selfie snapped by the veteran Mars explorer.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Curiosity Rover, Curiosity, Mars Rover


High-speed space junk risk prompts NASA to abruptly delay spacewalk on the International Space Station

European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet conducts a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on June 20, 2021.NASA NASA delayed an astronaut spacewalk Tuesday, citing potential debris near the International Space Station. Russia blew up a satellite this month, adding a cloud of dangerous, high-speed shrapnel to space. It's unclear if debris from the Russian test threatened NASA's spacewalk, but space junk is worsening. NASA postponed a spacewalk on Tuesday due to a thre...
Tags: Science, News, Russia, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Astronauts, Iss, Space Junk, Space Debris, Weigel, International Space Station ISS, ISS NASA, Thomas Pesquet


Jessica Watkins to be first Black woman to join an extended mission on the International Space Station

NASA has assigned astronaut trainee Jessica Watkins to SpaceX's next crewed launch, making her the first Black woman to join a full ISS mission.       [Author: Florida Today]
Tags: Spacex, News, Nasa, International Space Station, Florida Today, Jessica Watkins



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