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Pence Vows: ‘American Boots on the Face of Mars’

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 8:04am MDT

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged to usher in a “new era” of American leadership in space during a tour of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida Thursday. “Our nation will return to the Moon, and we will put American boots on the face of Mars,” Pence told the cheering crowd of about 800 NASA […]

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Video: Former Obama admin official says climate agencies purposely mislead

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 7:32am MDT

A fascinating insider look from a scientist about how our nation’s government agencies spin data to push their agenda. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin: “What you saw coming out of the press releases about climate data, climate analysis was, I would say, misleading, sometimes just wrong…”

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Former Obama Official Says Bureaucrats Manipulate Climate Stats to Influence Policy

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 3:23am MDT

A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington D.C. often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack Obama’s administration spun scientific data to manipulate public opinion. “What you saw coming out of […]

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A whopping seven Earth-size planets were just found orbiting a nearby star

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 12:26pm MDT

Three of them may be habitable NASA/JPL-Caltech Seven Earth-size exoplanets orbit the star TRAPPIST-1. Three orbit very close to the star and may be too hot to sustain liquid water on the surface; one may be too cold. But the three planets in the middle may be juuuust right. Planet-hunters are always on the lookout […]

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Astronaut tweets nighttime image of Colorado Front Range

Friday, February 10th, 2017 6:12am MDT

Only a select few have the privilege of viewing our planet from space so those of us more grounded live vicariously through the images they send back. Astronaut Shane Kimbrough gave us a look at a lit up Front Range from Colorado Springs to Cheyenne in an image he tweeted out. All the major population […]

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NOAA releases first images from new GOES satellite

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 9:46am MDT

NOAA released the first images from their new GOES-16 satellite and to say they are stunning would be an understatement.  The new satellite, built in Colorado by Lockheed Martin, contains some of the highest resolution cameras and most advanced sensors in the world. From NOAA: Since the GOES-16 satellite lifted off from Cape Canaveral on November […]

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John Glenn, First US Astronaut to Orbit the Earth, Dies at 95

Friday, December 9th, 2016 4:17am MDT

John Glenn, the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the earth, has died at age 95, officials said. Glenn passed away Thursday, more than a week after being admitted to the Ohio State University’s James Cancer Hospital. The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at OSU made the announcement. U.S. President Barack Obama issued a statement […]

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ESO Discovers Earth-Size Planet in Habitable Zone of Nearest Star

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 6:05pm MDT

A newly discovered, roughly Earth-sized planet orbiting our nearest neighboring star might be habitable, according to a team of astronomers using the European Southern Observatory’s 3.6-meter telescope at La Silla, Chile, along with other telescopes around the world. The exoplanet is at a distance from its star that allows temperatures mild enough for liquid water […]

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NASA satellite imagery shows California’s monstrous Blue Cut Fire

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 9:31am MDT

From NASA: The Blue Cut Fire, just outside of Los Angeles, is a quickly growing fire that is currently an imminent threat to public safety, rail traffic and structures in the Cajon Pass, Lytle Creek, Wrightwood, Oak Hills, and surrounding areas. An estimated 34,500 homes and 82,640 people are being affected by the evacuation warnings […]

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NASA Study: Mass Gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet Greater than Losses

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 6:23pm MDT

Interesting. NASA study conflicts directly with much of the climate change narrative about ice in Antarctica. From NASA: A new NASA study says that an increase in Antarctic snow accumulation that began 10,000 years ago is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers. The research challenges […]

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