Trip to space with Leonardo DiCaprio auctioned off for $1 million

The $1 million price tag benefited AIDS research, but regular tickets for Virgin Galactic’s commercial spaceliner sell for $250,000. DiCaprio, Ashton Kutcher, Angelina Jolie, and Justin Bieber already have reservations

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Russ Lemmon: Astronaut taking local man's war medals with him to space station

Contributed photo Ralph Sweitzer, 94, says his great nephew, American astronaut Reid Wiseman, will be taking Sweitzer’s Bronze Star and Purple Heart with him to the International Space Station.

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GoToSpace | Virgin Galactic Space Flight | Kennedy speech – Video

GoToSpace | Virgin Galactic Space Flight | Kennedy speech Website under construction: http://GoToSpace.org Coming soon GoToSpace / Go To Space / Homo Cosmicus. (1) Continue reading →
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Satellites Observe Tropical Storm Debby – Video

Satellites Observe Tropical Storm Debby Radar, satellite, and surface observation animation of Tropical Storm Debby. Data courtesy of the HPC: This closeup animation of Tropical Storm Debby was created at NASA's GOES Project.. (1) Continue reading →
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News From Hubble and Across the Universe! – Video

News From Hubble and Across the Universe! News From Hubble and Across the Universe! videolar http://www.cizirti.net Harvey Moseley is a senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and has made extraordinary contributions… (1) Continue reading →
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S3 to launch ZeroG experience in 2015 to rival Branson's Virgin Galactic

Prices start at 2,000 (1,600/ $2,700) and first flight will take off from Japan In comparison, a ticket for Virgin’s SpaceShipTwo costs$250,000 (148,400) Each aircraft will perform 15 manoeuvres throughoutthe 90-minute flight During manoeuvres, passengers experience 25 seconds of weightlessness By Ellie Zolfagharifard Published: 09:46 EST, 26 May 2014 | Updated: 16:08 EST, 26 May 2014 27 shares 14 View comments Richard Branson may have plans to launch the first privately manned space flight this year, but at $250,000 (148,400) a ticket, Virgin space travel wont come cheap. For those desperate to get a taste of the experience, Swiss Space Systems (S3) has just launched what it claims will be the world’s cheapest ZeroG flights. With prices starting at 2,000 (1,600; $2,700), the flight will see passengers experience 20 to 25 seconds of weightlessness each time the plane transitions from climbing to descending.

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The Best of Retro VGM #108 – Falsion (FDS) – The Final Space Flight (Stage 6) – Video

The Best of Retro VGM #108 – Falsion (FDS) – The Final Space Flight (Stage 6) Game: Falsion Track: The Final Space Flight (Stage 6) System: Famicom Disk System Developer Publisher: Konami Composers: Atsushi Fujio, Shinya Sakamoto, Sh… By: Specter227 (1) Continue reading →
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19:54:36——-NASA Predicts Spectacular Meteor Shower – Video

19:54:36——-NASA Predicts Spectacular Meteor Shower Dr. James B. Garvin of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center says the stars will align for a meteor shower 2 A. (1) Continue reading →
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Meet a former astronaut at the opening of Da Vinci's "SPACE"

Join former NASA astronaut Terry Hart for the opeining of “Space: A Journey to Our Future” at 10 a.m. today

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Antares Rocket Engine Suffers Significant Failure During Testing

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Hotfire test of Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ26 engines on the E-1 Test Stand at NASAs Stennis Space Center on Jan 17, 2014. Credit: NASA See up close AJ26 photos below A Russian built rocket engine planned for future use in the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corp

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Space Shuttle STS-41-B (STS-10) Post Flight Press Conference Film pt2-2 1984 NASA – Video

Space Shuttle STS-41-B (STS-10) Post Flight Press Conference Film pt2-2 1984 NASA In 2014 Space Expedition Corporation will take 100 Astronauts individually to Space on a personal tailor made trip of a lifetime. more at Commander: Vance D. Brand Pilot: Robert L (1) Continue reading →
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Unity3D Space Flight Sim – May 2014 – Video

Unity3D Space Flight Sim – May 2014 This is just a quick build I did today after talking with some friends about how we missed the old flight sim awesomeness back in the day. The entire thing w… (1) Continue reading →
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BREAKING NEWS: NEW SUPERNOVA — 22 MAY 2014 BREAKING NEWS: NEW SUPERNOVA — 22 MAY 2014 (BEST VIEWED, FULL SCREEN!) LINK TO MY TALK AT NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on 6 December: http://mediastream.ndc.nasa.gov/public2/webvid/SCI/2013/S… (1) Continue reading →
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Bidder spends $1 million to sit near Leonardo DiCaprio on Virgin Galactic space flight

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My incredible flight to the weightless world of space travel on the 'vomit comet'

It was, Dave Mackay assured me, one of the most stunning experiences of his life. And from the man who recently ignited the rockets on a spaceship as chief test pilot for Sir Richard Bransons Virgin Galactic project, that was an impressive recommendation

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Rare Camelopardalid Meteor Shower This Weekend Is Full of Unknowns (Op-Ed)

Meteor expert Bill Cooke, head of Meteoroid Environment Office at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., contributed this article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. For those of us at the NASA Meteoroid Environment Office (MEO), meteors and meteor showers are something to be taken seriously.

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Leonardo DiCaprio auctions off space trip at Cannes charity gala

Leonard DiCaprio raised nearly $1 million by auctioning off a trip to outer space with him at the amfAR Gala in Cannes, France on Thursday.

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