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3-D printer tested on ISS
Posted: Wed, Nov 26 7:10 AM ET (1210 GMT)
Made in Space first printed item (NASA/Made in Space) A 3-D printer recently installed on the International Space Station successfully produced its first component this week. The printer, developed by California company Made In Space, produced a rectangular faceplate component, with company and NASA logos, for itself during a test run on the station Monday. The printer was flown to the station on a commercial resupply flight in September. NASA and Made In Space plan to print a variety of items on the printer to test its capabilities before launching a second 3-D printer to the station next year. NASA hopes that 3-D printing will allow astronauts on the ISS or future deep-space missions to print tools, space parts, and other hardware.


Astrobotic, CMU unveil lunar rover
Posted: Wed, Nov 26 6:55 AM ET (1155 GMT)
CMU Andy lunar rover (CMU) Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) unveiled Monday a lunar rover that it will provide to a team competing in the Google Lunar X PRIZE competition. The rover, named "Andy" after CMU founders Andrew Carnegie and Andrew Mellon, is solar-powered and weighs 33 kilograms, and features stereoscopic cameras. The rover will be a part of a lunar lander being developed by Astrobotic Technology, a company competing in the Google Lunar X PRIZE. The company plans to launch the mission by the end of 2015.


Pegasus wins contract for NASA satellite launch
Posted: Wed, Nov 26 6:38 AM ET (1138 GMT)
NASA awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation for a Pegasus XL launch of a space science mission in 2017. The Pegasus will launch the...


New crew arrives at ISS
Posted: Mon, Nov 24 5:44 AM ET (1044 GMT)
A Soyuz spacecraft carrying three people launched from Kazakhstan early Monday and arrived at the International Space Station less than six hours later. The Soyuz...


China launches two satellites within 24 hours
Posted: Fri, Nov 21 6:40 AM ET (1140 GMT)
Two Chinese launches placed into orbit Earth observation and disaster monitoring satellites in less than 24 hours on Thursday and Friday. A Long March 2D...





Wednesday, November 26
Space station's 3D printer makes first part
collectSPACE — 7:33 pm ET (0033 GMT)
Meet the First 3-D Printed Object Made in Space
Popular Mechanics — 7:32 pm ET (0032 GMT)
ISS 3D printer makes first part in space
CBC — 7:31 pm ET (0031 GMT)
Mars Project Aims to Raise Money for Space Exploration
NewsMax.com — 7:30 pm ET (0030 GMT)
Money for NASA priorities at risk in next Congress
USA Today — 7:28 pm ET (0028 GMT)
Higher Aspirations for GNSS
Inside GNSS — 7:28 pm ET (0028 GMT)
EU and Russia: Lost in Space?
Inside GNSS — 7:28 pm ET (0028 GMT)
Our Spaceflight Heritage: Curiosity three years later
SpaceFlight Insider — 7:25 pm ET (0025 GMT)
ASTRA 2G communications satellite launch delayed due to faulty Proton
SpaceFlight Insider — 7:24 pm ET (0024 GMT)
A Colourful Gathering of Middle-aged Stars
ESO — 7:22 pm ET (0022 GMT)
DNA may survive suborbital spaceflight, re-entry
Eurekalert — 7:22 pm ET (0022 GMT)
First harvest of research based on the final GOCE gravity model
Technische Universitaet Muenchen — 7:19 pm ET (0019 GMT)
SNC, Stratolaunch expand on proposed Dream Chaser flights
NasaSpaceFlight.com — 7:14 pm ET (0014 GMT)
Photos: Delta 4-Heavy ready for Orion flight test
Spaceflight Now — 7:10 pm ET (0010 GMT)
Milestone Orion Flight One Step In Larger Test Program
Space News — 7:07 pm ET (0007 GMT)
Sierra Nevada To Close California Propulsion Facility
Space News — 7:07 pm ET (0007 GMT)


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