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NASA Outreach Program ‘Confirmed’ Despite White House Denial, Rep Says

The White House is disavowing a plan to have NASA conduct outreach to Muslim countries, but a congressman who talked to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden about that plan last month said the initiative was very real until somebody slammed the brakes on it.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/07/14/nasa-outreach-program-confirmed-despite-white-house-denial-rep-says/


Buzz’s iPhone App

The Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science & Space Exploration is on iTunes and the iPhone App store!

http://buzzaldrin.com/community/buzzs-iphone-app/

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/oscars/2010/06/buzz-aldrin-is-not-all-that-impressed-with-walking-on-the-moon.html

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Four female astronauts rendezvous 50 years after first woman in space

Four women astronauts are preparing to rendezvous in space nearly 50 years after the Soviet Union put the first woman into orbit.

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/science/space/article7087600.ece


Russian Cosmonaut’s Blog Much Funnier Than NASA

It’s not just NASA that’s hip to the social media game anymore. Now, the Russian space agency Roscosmos has one of its own blogging from the International Space Station.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/11/best-cosmonaut-blog-ever/
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Land on the Moon in Google Earth !!

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  • Take tours of landing sites, narrated by Apollo astronauts
  • View 3D models of landed spacecraft
  • Zoom into 360-degree photos to see astronauts' footprints
  • Watch rare TV footage of the Apollo missions

http://earth.google.com/moon/

The Saga Of the Lost Moon Tapes

The Saga Of the Lost Space Tapes

NASA Is Stumped in Search For Videos of 1969 Moonwalk....As Neil Armstrong prepared to take his "one small step" onto the moon in July 1969, a specially hardened video camera tucked into the lander's door clicked on to capture that first human contact with the lunar surface. The ghostly images of the astronaut's boot touching the soil record what may be the most iconic moment in NASA history, and a major milestone for mankind.

Millions of television viewers around the world saw those fuzzy, moving images and were amazed, even mesmerized. What they didn't know was that the Apollo 11 camera had actually sent back video far crisper and more dramatic -- spectacular images that, remarkably, only a handful of people have ever seen.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/30/AR2007013002065.html

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,533160,00.html

Google Earth Goes Underwater, to Mars

SAN FRANCISCO —  Google Inc. on Monday launched a new version of Google Earth that allows users to explore the oceans, view 3D images of the planet Mars and watch regions of the Earth change over time.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,486984,00.html

TV Alert: Five Years On Mars

If you missed last Sunday's National Geographic special, "Five Years On Mars," here are more airdates (all times Eastern):

Sun 9 Nov - 1PM
Mon 17 Nov - 8PM
Mon 17 Nov - 11PM
Sat 22 Nov - 11AM

The Sunday airdate is followed by "Naked Science: Life On Mars", so set that recorder for 2 hours of Martian goodness on the National Geographic Channel!