‘I think they would rather not know. Wouldn’t it be better to have a happy successful flight and die unexpectedly during entry than know there was nothing to be done, until the air ran out?’ How Columbia crew died in ignorance

NASA has revealed that the Columbia crew were not told that the shuttle had been damaged and  they might not survive re-entry. The seven astronauts who died will be remembered at a public memorial service on the 10th anniversary of the disaster this Friday at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The shuttle was headed home from a 16-day science mission when […]

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South Korean officials: North Korean rocket could hit U.S. mainland

Seoul, South Korea (CNN) — The rocket launched earlier this month by North Korea had the capability to travel more than 6,000 miles, meaning this type of rocket could strike the United States, South Korean defense officials said. In remarks to reporters Friday, which were embargoed until Sunday, three officials with South Korea’s defense ministry offered their observations about the […]

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2 Small Asteroids Give Earth a Close Shave

    This montage of images from several different observations and missions shows asteroids and comets visited by spacecraft from Earth. Courtesy of Ted Stryk/Emily Lakdawalla CREDIT: SPACE.com Two tiny asteroids zipped close by Earth today (March 26), passing between our planet and the orbit of the moon, but posed no threat of impacting our world, NASA scientists say. The […]

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Revolving Door: Darpa director leaving the Pentagon for…. Google

In 2010 we reported that Google was moving its headquarters to NASA… Which came first? Google, or the DARPA idea to own a search engine to track and trace everything you think and do? Reuters / Krishnendu Halder RT One of the most top-secret Pentagon departments — the same that spawned America’s drones, military robots, electromagnetic guns and other sci-fi […]

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Deadline Live – June 10 2010

Thursday – Hour One: Jack uncovers breaking news and much more. Hour Two: Jack’s Special Guest is Steve Wolf. Director James Cameron has offered the use of his deep water exploration teams and equipment to help in the Gulf oil spill, saying “Those morons don’t know what they’re doing.” Hollywood special effect pro Steve Wolf has worked extensively in underwater […]

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