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Sakura Tree Grown in Space Blooms in Japan
Offbeat  (tags: Cherry Tree, space )

Michael
- 8 days ago - space-travel.com
A cherry tree grown from a pit that was in space burst into bloom in Japan six years earlier, Japanese media reported on Saturday.
'Sakura From Space' Blooms Early
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, sakura, cherry trees, cherry blossoms, Orbit, Japan, space, ISS )

Naoko
- 11 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with an unusual number of flowers.
Hi-Tech Satellites to Track Whales 480 Miles Above the Earth's Surface
Offbeat  (tags: whales, satelites, tracking, save, space, off-beat )

Marie
- 68 days ago - metro.co.uk
Hi-tech satellites are being used to take photos of the sea from 770km (480 miles) above the Earth's surface. These images are then studied using software to identify whales below the surface.
Bizarre 'Alien Base' Spotted on Google Earth Image of Surface of Moon
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, environment, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, performance, photos, pictures, society, technology, unusual, world, moon, space )

Frank
- 92 days ago - mirror.co.uk
"The strange craft-like shape with a row of seven light dots along the edge can be seen in a series of images on Google Earth."- mirror.co.uk
EARTH Masterpieces of Stone and Ice! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: environment, video, earth, space )

Cher
- 121 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Revel in Earth as Art. Watch this and other space videos
Can Astronauts Cook Fries?
Offbeat  (tags: space, cooking, fries, scienceinteresting, odd, off-beat )

Dave
- 124 days ago - bbc.com
Interesting article that explains why future astronauts will probably NOT be cooking fries.
NASA's Original Want Ad for Astronaut
Offbeat  (tags: wanted add, NASA, astronaut, interesting, humans, science, space )

Giana
- 376 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Wanted: Human being willing to be strapped into highly combustible spaceship filled with thousands of gallons of rocket fuel. Must be willing to commute into space.
This Remarkable Thing   video
Offbeat  (tags: science, space, discovery, interesting, unusual )

Rebecca
- 662 days ago - youtube.com
An inspirational video about the wonders of science. I am not sure how I first came upon this. I thought it had been posted on Care2, but I did a site search and did not find it on here. If it was posted here before, then thanks for showing me this.
VATICAN JOINS NASA and GOVT FOR THE BIG EVENT SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED to the WORLD!
Offbeat  (tags: Ufo's, aliens, news, history, change, world, society, humans, space, technology, science, investigation, government, tv )

Evelyn
- 972 days ago - scottcwaring.blogspot.com
The VATICAN is now preparing us for the BIG MESSAGE the GOVERNMENT and NASA are planning to announce soon. This is in anticipation to more ' DISCLOSURE and SHOCKING ' NEWS soon to be released little by little.
Power Companies Prepare as Solar Storms Set to Hit Earth
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, interesting, space, energy )

Jae
- 990 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Three large explosions from the Sun over the past few days have prompted U.S. government scientists to caution users of satellite, telecommunications and electric equipment to prepare for possible disruptions over the next few days.
Six Planets Now Aligned in the Dawn Sky | Planetary Alignment Sky Maps | Skywatching | Space.Com
Offbeat  (tags: space, plantets, allignment, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptuneinteresting )

Pami
- 1087 days ago - space.com
If you go out any morning for the next four days, you'll be treated to a view of the crescent moon and all but one of the naked eye planets.
More Than 600 Pictures of Mars
Offbeat  (tags: mars, esa, space )

Judith
- 1140 days ago - esa.int
Cydonia, the face on Mars, and a lot more. Published by ESA the European counterpart of NASA. Enjoy
NASA Bake Sale (Pic)
Offbeat  (tags: nasa, space )

Hathawa
- 1168 days ago - mlive.com
NASA has been in a bit of a funding pickle for the past few years. The shuttles will be grounded soon and a replacement is up in the air.
Space Junkyard: Scary Sci-Fi Movies Just Become a Reality
Offbeat  (tags: space, NASA, orbital debrices, space junk, litters, man-made, collision, Kessler Syndrome, hypervelocity menace, environment )

Naoko
- 1272 days ago - thestar.com.my
The former NASA senior scientist for orbital debris research has described the cascading effect of of man-made space junk colliding and causing more fragments which would lead to even more collisions until the planet is surrounded by a belt of spinning
 

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