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Galileo Satellites Fail To Reach Correct Orbit - Launch Video

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A Soyuz ST-B rocket blasted off from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana with a payload of two Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites for the Galileo constellation. 

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Volcanic eruption begins under Iceland glacier

a shared story    1 hour 34 minutes ago
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) -- Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the country's largest glacier after a week of seismic activity rattled the area with thousands of earthquakes, the country's Meteorological Office said.... 

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SpaceX Rocket Explodes After Liftoff | Video

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The private spaceflight company's Falcon 9 reusable (F9R) rocket was forced to self-destruct after an anomaly during a test flight on Friday April 21st, 2014. They are preparing a thorough investigation into Friday's mishap. 

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30 Satellites To Launch For European Global Navigation System | Video

a shared story    3 hours 34 minutes ago
The Galileo constellation will consist of 30 satellites (First two failed to reach correct orbit - see the launch). The European Space Agency hopes to launch the satellites once every 3 to 4 months. 

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Acclaimed Novelist Alison Lurie Thinks Buildings Say a Whole Lot About Us

a shared story    4 hours 34 minutes ago
Your house can tell others whether you're happy or well organized or friendly—even what your politics are. 

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2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

a shared story    5 hours 34 minutes ago
PARIS (AP) -- European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.... 

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SpaceX Reusable Rocket Explodes Over Texas (Video)

a shared story    6 hours 34 minutes ago
A SpaceX F9R reusable rocket protoype exploded over McGregor, Texas, on Friday (Aug. 22) during a complicated test flight. See video of debris falling from the sky here. 

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Seeing-Eye Robot Assists Visually Impaired, No Clean-Up Required

a shared story    7 hours 34 minutes ago
This new generation walking stick combines the benefits of a whitestick with the guidance of a seeing-eye dog without the need for long, expensive trainings or the necessary clean up. 

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What's Melting Arctic Ice? NASA Investigates Clouds

a shared story    8 hours 34 minutes ago
Arctic sea ice is melting fast, having lost about 1 million square miles since the 1970s, but experts are still figuring out what factors, such as cloud cover, are speeding or slowing the ice's demise. 

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Is this America's new 'space taxi'? Boeing's bid to replace the shuttle gets major boost

a shared story    9 hours 34 minutes ago
The firm has taken the lead in a three way battle to put America back in the space transport race. 

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Decades-Old Fetus Caused Woman's Side Pain

a shared story    10 hours 34 minutes ago
Doctors have removed the skeletal remains of an unborn child from its mother 36 years after the baby's conception, according to news reports. 

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As Patients Create Art, They Recover

a shared story    11 hours 34 minutes ago
The future of rehabilitation may be as much about art as science. 

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