sniffing

Smelling Every Object Before It Goes To Space, This NASA Employee’s Got One Of The World’s Strangest Jobs

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George Aldrich has basically been preventing galactic disasters for almost 50 years.

vine

American Astronaut Reid Wiseman Continues To Dazzle Us With Vines From Space

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When Astronaut Reid Wiseman isn't doing all that science stuff on the International Space Station, he's sending amazing Vine's to Earth.

#gifs

Meet The Nice Lady Who Gave ‘Sensuous’ Dolphin Handjobs During A NASA Study

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A NASA experiment to teach dolphins language taught at least one dolphin the language of love. Meaning "dolphin handjobs".

#Star Trek

KAHLESS BE PRAISED! This Klingon ISS Mission Patch Is Pretty Badass

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ISS Commander Steve Swanson designed an excellent tribute to Star Trek to take in to space.

vine

The Sun Never Sets On The First Vine From Space

The first Vine from space shows the unusual way the sun moves around the International Space Station.

YOU WILL NOT GO TO SPACE TODAY

SpaceX Reveals The Dragon V2 Spacecraft. In Yo’ Face, Russia!

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the second version of their Dragon spacecraft while wearing a crushed velvet jacket (as one does).

YOUR MOM

The First Earth-Sized Exoplanet In A Star’s Habitable Zone Has Been Found. Dibs.

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NASA has found an exoplanet similar in size to Earth orbiting in the habitable zone of red dwarf star. Dibs. We just called dibs.

Space

Is Saturn Showing A Baby Bump? Inquiring Astronomers Want To Know!

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Saturn may be adding its 63rd moon to the family soon.

water

Underground Ocean Detected On Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

New findings from the Cassini spacecraft point to a large body of water beneath the surface of Enceladus, Jupiter's sixth-largest moon.

WIENERS

Apparently Becoming An Astronaut Won't Make You Any More Confident About Your Penis Size

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Think becoming an astronaut will solve your confidence problems? Think again...

spacesuits

NASA Wants You To Vote On The Z-2 Spacesuit Design

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The Z-2 Spacesuit vote will let you dress astronauts like dorks for decades to come.

space exploration

Europa: NASA Starts ‘The Final Countdown’ For Mission To Find Life

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NASA is planning to send a robotic mission to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, to collect water samples and search for life.

VIEW FROM SPACE

Want To Know What The 2014 Winter Olympics Looks Like From Space? NASA Has You Covered.

An astronaut on the International Space Station captured this awesome photo of Sochi at night during the 2014 Winter Olympics.

#COVER SONGS

N.A.S.A + Karen O – “I Shot The Sheriff”

That get you through your day music.

REDDIT

Check Out These Never Before Seen Photos Of The Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster

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Reddit user posts never before seen photos of the Challenger disaster in 1986 taken by his grandparents.

spiders

Meet RoboSimian, Your New Terrifying Robot Spider Overlord

Sure, RoboSimian is based on the movement of apes. Right. Sure it is. Anybody got a large robotic shoe?

TIME TRAVEL

Before Hollywood Ruins Them: 14 Sci-Fi and Supernatural Scripts On The 2013 Black List

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This year's Black List, a ranking of executives' favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are 14 that are relevant to our interests.

Valkyrie

NASA Reveals Their Android, Valkyrie, To The World

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Valkyrie looks like Iron Man's Mark VIII Armor, but it's actually NASA's attempt to revolutionize robotics.

#ANIMATION

It’s Business Time: Bret McKenzie Is Making An Animated Series About NASA

Bret McKenzie from Flight of the Conchords -- sorry, we meant Oscar winner Bret McKenzie -- is developing an animated comedy series set in a NASA space center.

PARADIGM SHIFT

Gravity Reviewed by An Actual Rocket Scientist

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I reviewed Gravity last week and loved it, but of course the only thing *I* know about rockets is the red one that comes out when I jerk off my dog.


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