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Rice University students, from left, Robert Johnson, Benjamin Young and Colin Shaw show their coffee condiment system for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. (Credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University)

Take notice Starbucks!

Rice University students have been working with NASA to provide orbiting astronauts the perfect cup of coffee.

The issue onboard the International...

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Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space-related activities from across the globe. In Washington, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden defends the agency’s asteroid exploration strategy during a House...

The “Destination Mars” video was unveiled Monday, April 8, during the opening ceremony of the 29th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. Follow two childhood friends from the moment Curiosity’s landing on Mars captures their imaginations to the time not so far away when they become the first humans to walk on the red planet.

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA leadership appears before House and Senate hearings this week focused on the agency’s proposed 2014 budget. The...

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. President Obama and top administration scientists and technologists joined students in Washington on Monday for the...

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Monday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe, plus a look back at weekend events. Three win trips to NASA space centers in a Coalition for Space Exploration/NASA...

Orbital Sciences Corp. launched the Antares rocket from a Virginia launch complex Sunday evening, successfully carrying out a near 19 minute orbital test light that positions the Dulles, Va., based company to become the second U. S. commercial provider of supplies to the six-person International Space Station.

Orbital Sciences Corp. scores a...

China's Shenzhou 10 piloted spacecraft shipped to launch site. Credit: CMSE

China is readying its next human spaceflight mission – Shenzhou -10. That three-person craft is headed toward an early June liftoff from the country’s launch center in Jiuquan, Gansu province.

According to Chinese space officials, the piloted...

Three NASA shuttle-era astronauts, two of them women, were inducted into the U. S. Astronaut Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Those honored in ceremonies at the Hall, close to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla., included Eileen Collins, the first woman to pilot and command a shuttle mission; Curt Brown, who served as the commander or pilot of six shuttle missions, and Bonnie Dunbar, a shuttle mission specialist and bio-medical engineer who launched aboard five shuttle flights.

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden was among those who greeted and honored the hall’s newest members.

“Many...

 

The Hubble Space Telescope, a successful collaboration between NASA and the European Space Agency, will mark its 23rd anniversary in Earth orbit on Wednesday, April 24th.

In celebration the partnership, along with the Space Telescope Science Institute and other organizations associated with the space observatory, has released an image of the iconic Horsehead Nebula, a gigantic cloud of dust and gas 1,500 light years distant in the constellation Orion.

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