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CSExtra – Tuesday, December 27, 2011

December 27th, 2011

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@space.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting on space related activities from around the world. Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin names a news space czar in response […]

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Sky Watcher Heaven! Apps for Mobile Devices – A First Catalog

December 26th, 2011

The explosion in mobile apps in the last few years has meant that many new astronomy applications have become available. Thanks to Andrew Fraknoi of Foothill College in California, a first catalog has been assembled that lists a variety of apps for displaying and explaining the sky above you (some using the GPS function in […]

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CSExtra – Monday, December 26, 2011

December 26th, 2011

To subscribe to CSExtra via RSS feed click here. If you would prefer to receive CSExtra in e-mail format, e-mail us at Info@space.com with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject line. Monday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from around the world, plus a roundup of reporting from the Christmas weekend. The […]

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Humans in Space: A Look Back at 2011, A Look Ahead at 2012

December 25th, 2011

  A year of milestones in human spaceflight, some tinged with nostalgia, is drawing to a close. The New Year opens with the U. S.and its global partners settled in Earth orbit, and a NASA strategy for the future human exploration of deep space starting to gel. In the U. S., the commercial sector’s role […]

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Video Captures Robotic Refueling Mission of Santa!

December 25th, 2011

Just in time for Christmas, there’s a new example of services that the Robotic Refueling Mission on the International Space Station provided Santa Claus. Thanks to the NASA’s Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office, Santa was able to complete all his rounds on Christmas Eve. Check out this insightful outer space video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyhxY6mPXSY The Robotic Refueling Mission […]

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