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New Next Generation Spacesuits: Skintight And Tech Abundant New Next Generation Spacesuits: Skintight And Tech Abundant
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Space is a dangerous place with its airless vacuum personality, extreme unsurvivable cold, ionizing radiation and warp speed micro-meteoroids. However, less well known are the dangers of over-exposure to zero-g conditions. Over time, zero-g conditions can severely zap the strength …

NASA To Host ‘Tweetup’ With Astronaut Ron Garan NASA To Host ‘Tweetup’ With Astronaut Ron Garan
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You will probably never go to outer space, so the next best thing is to get to know somebody who has been to outer space. That’s essentially what NASA is offering Twitter users next month when it will host a …

Twitter Drama: Comet Lovejoy & The Sun Twitter Drama: Comet Lovejoy & The Sun
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Last night astronomers and space enthusiasts alike had the opportunity to witness the rare and dramatic collision of a comet with our biggest star, the sun. In case you didn’t know, a recently discovered comet, christened Lovejoy, was on a …

Paul Allen Wants to Revolutionize Space Travel Paul Allen Wants to Revolutionize Space Travel

In 2004 SpaceShipOne made a historic flight when it entered suborbital space, becoming the first manned, privately funded spacecraft to do so. The flight earned the $10 million Ansari X prize for Mojave Aerospace Ventures, an aerospace company run by …

This Time Lapse Video Of Earth From Space Is Amazing This Time Lapse Video Of Earth From Space Is Amazing
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Seriously, I don’t want to put your entire week on a downhill trajectory, but in terms of the sheer scope of this video – it’s probably the best thing you’ll see on the internet all week. Edited by Michael K├Ânig, …

An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday An Asteroid Almost Ended Your Life Yesterday
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While you were going about your daily business, maybe sitting in traffic or making dinner, a giant asteroid whizzed by your head, and you narrowly escaped the cold bite of death. Ok, when I say “whizzed by your head” I …

NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch NASA Tweetup Wants To Give You Access To The Mars Curiosity Rover Launch

Do you follow @NASA on Twitter? If you don’t, you should, because followers of NASA are about to get the chance to hang around Kennedy Space Center and hobnob with all the awesome NASA people on November 23rd-25th. Oh, and …

9/11 Attacks, Ground Zero As Captured From Space 9/11 Attacks, Ground Zero As Captured From Space
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On September 11th, 2001, Astronaut Frank Culbertson was the only American not on the planet Earth. He was aboard the International Space Station, the only American on the crew. He happened to be flying over the New York City area …

WATCH: Space Shuttle Atlantis’ Final Flight WATCH: Space Shuttle Atlantis’ Final Flight
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Earlier today, 11:26 A.M. EST Friday to be exact, space shuttle Atlantis launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center headed toward the International Space Station. Today’s launch signified the end of an era, as it was the final of Atlantis’ career. …

NASA Endeavour Shuttle Launch To Be Followed By YouTube / Google Moderator Interview with Crew NASA Endeavour Shuttle Launch To Be Followed By YouTube / Google Moderator Interview with Crew
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The space shuttle Endeavour launched today, beginning a 16-day mission that will see it heading to the International Space Station. In attendance was U.S. Reprsentative Gabrielle Giffords, whose husband Mark Kelly is commanding the mission. For the event, Google partnered …

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope Beta

Microsoft offered a sneak peak back in February, and as of Tuesday the public beta of WorldWide Telescope has been made available, according to a Press Release issued by Microsoft.

Cerf Plans Life After ICANN

Poor Google – it will no longer have the chairman of ICANN’s board of directors on its payroll.  But it should soon have a prolific author, and Vint Cerf is essentially the cause (and effect) of both these changes.

Consortium Summit – Open Space

One of the sessions at the Consortium summit was an Open Space.  This particular conversation was on the topic "How can our company involve the customers more fully in creation and adding content to our [customer support] knowledge base?  What are the risks?  What are the benefits?"

Cerf: Internet Will Expand Into Outer Space

Astronauts would never again be without Google.  But that’s just one of the benefits that could come from expanding the Internet into space, which is where Vint Cerf says it’s going to go.

Inc. Mag Gets Into Social Networking Space
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Inc. magazine has launched a social network focused on CEOs of private companies that are on the new Inc. 5000 list. The site is in beta and if your company is not on the list you can request to be asked.

Affiliate Marketing Has A Gaping Space

An entire segment of the economy would do well to take a look at performance marketing, according to E-consultancy.

NASA To Digitize Space Images

NASA and the Internet Archive are partnering to scan, archive and mange the agency’s large collection of photographs, film and video. The imagery will be available online and free to the public.

A Lot Of Noise In The FCC’s White Space Dilemma

In case you had any hope left that the FCC really works for you, the taxpayer, and not for telecom incumbents, or even a smidge of optimism that the regulatory agency is competent, leave this article now, I’m about squash what hope you have remaining.

Domainers Can’t Get Any Respect

Last week the second part of my “Domaining & Subdomaining in the Local Space” pubbed on Search Engine Land, and I’m particularly pleased with it, although my friends can deservedly kick me around a bit for writing articles too long. I did quite a lot of research for the two-part series, most particularly for this second segment which was focused entirely on Local Domaining.

Hotels Reserve Space In Yahoo Search

Yahoo has enabled some travel assistance within its search results for people looking for hotels at a vacation destination.

MySpace Thinks It Owns ‘Space’ and ‘Place’ Names

If you’re thinking of setting up a new business with any combination of the words "my" "place" or "space" in the name of it, be aware that MySpace will most likely file against you at the US Patent and Trademark Office.