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Planet Without A Star Spotted By Astronomers (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Science & Tech  (tags: : Video, PSO J318.5-22, Astronomy, Constellations, Extrasolar Planet Without Star, Extrasolar Planet Without Sun, Free-Floating Planet, Space Program, Skywatching )

- 1716 days ago -
While most planets orbit a host star, like the Earth revolves around the sun, an international team of scientists recently spotted a planet without a star. The extrasolar planet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, appears to be drifting through space.
A Brief History of Animals and Rocket Launches Not Getting Along (TEXT, VIDEOS, and PHOTOS)
Science & Tech  (tags: space program, animals, NASA, interesting, news )

- 1742 days ago -
By now you've no doubt already shed a tear for Spacetoad, who met his fiery, glorious end during a NASA rocket launch earlier this week. But did you know that he's just the latest in a long line of animals who have run afoul of our nation's space program?
NASA Marks 50th Anniversary of Manned U.S. Space Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space program, anniversary )

- 2605 days ago -
The United States space program was down and out when Alan Shepard climbed inside a one-man capsule on May 5, 1961, for a 15-minute ride.
Nasa Chimps Earn Florida Comforts After Taking a Punishing Step for Mankind
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, chimps, primates, nasa, space program, miloitary, research, suffering, experiments, science, technology, moon, landing )

- 3277 days ago -
An infant chimpanzee seized in Africa for the US Air Force in the 1950s, Marty was recruited into the military's air and space research program, paving the way for America's first manned spaceflight in 1961 and, ultimately, the Apollo 11 moon landing.

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