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    NASA needs some help designing new Gateway and Lunar Lander Spacecraft!

    Hey folks. I'm a total newbie in this community and I apologize if this isn't the proper forum for this post - please feel free to move it or let me know where I should put it if it is out of place. In short, over at NASA Johnson Space Center (in Houston), we are having trouble finding folks...
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    BigWhoop is a finalist for the NASA Global People’s Choice Award! (spectrum monitor)

    The NASA Space Apps Stuttgart 2015 Hackathon winner BigWhoop is a finalist for the NASA Global People’s Choice Award! The NASA Space Application Challenge 2015: one hackathon weekend, 133 cities around the world, 949 projects, and our BigWhoop project is among the final 15 for the global...
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    Apollo 13 Movie - Receiver

    I just watched Apollo 13 and noticed that in the scene where Jim Lovell's wife is in her bedroom she is listening to NASA communications on what appears to be a "NASA" receiver of some sort. I'm just wondering. Was this a legitimate device or a movie prop to bump up the drama? If it IS real...
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    Range of code

    hello all just had a idea. is there such a site you can enter your info such as zip code and it will pull up all the Frequceys that you could get in your city. OR is there a site that can punch in the code and see how far/reach that given one has. ? my 2nd ?s is what about airplanes what is...
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    Neil Armstrong, RIP

    The first man to walk on the surface of the moon died midday today. Cause were complications from heart surgery. He was 82. The world was transfixed as the grainy black-and-white images showed "one small step..." I still remember those days -- coverage by Chronkite -- and still have the front...
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    Mars Landing Heads Up

    If all goes well during a 7-min blackout period, NASA/JPL's "Curiosity" rover will slow from 13,000 mph to 0 mph and land on Mars in a few hours. It should happen around Monday 1:30 am Eastern. Lots of really interesting info on their web sites. NASA TV will begin live coverage 2 hours...