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Plans to robotically capture and corral a small asteroid into a stable lunar orbit so it can be explored byU. S.astronauts as early as 2021 got a chilly reception as the strategy was outlined Tuesday before the House Space Subcommittee, a NASA oversight panel.

The lawmakers and a panel of experts that included a retired NASA exploration expert found more value in lunar activities as a precursor to an eventual Mars mission.

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Chinese space capabilities grow, according to the U. S. Department of Defense. The U. S. commercial space industry...

Key components of the stethoscope prototype. Credit: Will Kirk/homewoodphoto.jhu.edu

Even in outer space…the beat goes on!

The heart beat that is. But how best to monitor its condition on lengthy space treks, say to Mars?

An engineering team of students has designed a new stethoscope for NASA to deliver accurate heart- and body-sounds to medics who are trying to appraise astronauts’ health on long missions...

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Sally Ride, America’s first female astronaut, will be recognized posthumously later this year with the Presidential...

 

Dr. Sally Ride, American’s first female astronaut, will be honored posthumously with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House later this year, President Obama announced Monday.

Astronaut Sally Ride aboard shuttle Challenger in 1983. Photo Credit/NASA photo

 

The announcement coincided with a tribute to Ride on Monday night at the John F. Kennedy...

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Monday’s CSExtra offers the latest news and commentary on space related activities, plus a look back at weekend happenings. NASA’s widely watched but troubled Kepler mission to find Earth-like exo-planets draws suggestions for...

NASA's lunar monitoring program has detected hundreds of meteoroid impacts. The brightest, detected on March 17, 2013, in Mare Imbrium, is marked by the red square. Credit: Science@NASA

NASA researchers have reported the biggest explosion on the lunar surface in the 8 year history of a Moon-monitoring program.

The object was about the size of a small boulder and...

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Friday’s CSExtra offers the latest news and commentary on space related activities from across the globe.   A tribute to Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space and an advocate for science education.  On Mars, NASA’s...

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Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest news and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA’s Kepler space telescope, the centerpiece of an extended search for Earth-like planets around other stars, encounters...

 

NASA’s four year Kepler mission to search thousands of stars in the Milky Way galaxy for sun-like stars with planets that resemble the Earth has encountered a serious technical problem.

Artist's illustration of the Kepler planet hunter. Image Credit/NASA

A second of the four rapidly spinning internal “reaction wheels” that...

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