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The Takeaway

Identical Twins, One in Space, One on Earth

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Scott Kelly is scheduled for the longest mission ever on the International Space Station, while his identical twin brother, Mark Kelly, is scheduled to be his Earth-bound guinea pig. 

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The Takeaway

NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Dwarf Planet

Friday, March 06, 2015

Early pictures of the planet Ceres reveal tiny bright spots that could be frozen ice, and further study of its surface could answer questions about the formation of our solar system. 

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The Takeaway

I Parasailed Planet KOI 314.02 And All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Takeaway returns to another "Earth-like" exoplanet. This time, we take light steps on a low-gravity world called KOI 314.02.

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The Takeaway

The FAA Will Regulate Business in Outer Space

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

If you ever decide to start a business on the moon, fear not. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says that it will make sure other private companies can't steal your location.

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BackStory

Straight to the Moon

Friday, January 30, 2015

With the American History Guys

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Studio 360

Imagine Your Next Vacation Destination: Kepler-186f

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory imagines exoplanetary travel for leisure with these vintage-style posters.
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The Takeaway

The Moon Is a Galactic Garbage Can

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

In total, the moon hosts more than 400,000 pounds of man-made material. But is this trash a problem, or just the cost of doing space travel?

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The Takeaway

Science & Space in The New GOP Congress

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz is leading the committee overseeing space programs. Sen. Jim Inhofe, a climate change denier, is chairing a committee on the environment.

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Studio 360

It’s a Giant Dirt Igloo – Want to Buy It?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

An architect designing a lunar colony for NASA discovered that the dome-shaped buildings could work as inexpensive housing here on Earth.

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The Takeaway

Building a Case for Life on Mars

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

New evidence shows that early in the history of the planet, Mars likely had rivers, lakes, and oceans of water for tens of millions of years—potentially long enough for life to form.

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The Takeaway

Inside an Epic 4-Billion Mile Space Chase

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

It's taken 10 years and 4 billion miles, but the Rosetta spacecraft has finally placed a lander on a comet. The next step? Gain critical information about our solar system.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 23, 2014

NASA launches a SoundCloud, Sleater-Kinney sets the stage for a comeback, and "Bradley Pitts" sits "Between Two Ferns."
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New Tech City

She'd Pay Anything to Go to Space

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Lina Borozdina took out a second mortgage. Anousheh Ansari forewent motherhood. All either of them wanted was to see earth from above, and the way they tell it, it's worth the sacrifice.

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Remix Summit

Bridging the Gap Between Art and Technology

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Dan Goods, Visual Strategist for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA, delivers a keynote address at the Remix Summit at Google headquarters in Manhattan.

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Radiolab

Voyager in Limbo?

Thursday, August 21, 2014

NASA believes Voyager 1 has finally left the heliosphere. But not everyone agrees. 
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BackStory

Earthrise: Behind the Lens

Friday, August 15, 2014

With the American History Guys

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Radiolab

What's Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

This may be the most heart-rending, most beautiful eclipse in our solar system. But you can't travel to see it. Not yet.

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The Takeaway

NASA Plans Life on Mars by 2030

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Ellen Stofan is NASA's Chief Scientist. She says that nowadays, her focus is on figuring out how to get astronauts to Mars—and not just for a quick touchdown, either. Stofan says she's optimistic, despite the challenges, that space travelers can take their first steps on Mars by 2030.

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The Takeaway

An Inside Look at the 1986 Challenger Disaster

Monday, June 02, 2014

This week, the Retro Report documentary team takes us back to Cape Canaveral, and the decisions that led to the Challenger disaster, the details of which emerged in a famous investigation that showed huge design and engineering flaws in the NASA Shuttle program.

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The Takeaway

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon Named 'Peggy'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

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