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South Africa’s first privately owned nanosatellite is set for release from the ISS into orbit

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Libya could produce more energy in solar power than oil

Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil, research by Nottingham Trent University shows. read more

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Obscura’s Experiential Technology Connects Visitors to an Exciting New Era of NASA’s Human Space Exploration Program

An immersive 360-surround theater tours the country, showcasing a dynamic and educational virtual journey into deep space that’s entertaining for all ages.

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Obscura partnered with NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace to invite the public to virtually explore the new frontiers of deep space and the expansion of the space program through an immersive educational experience set within a 50-foot geodesic dome. The multi-city tour premiered at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City in July, followed by a simultaneous showing at the California Science Museum in Los Angeles and the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, currently underway through November 4th. read more

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NASA Lands Car-Size Rover Beside Martian Mountain

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ESO Telescopes Find Most Stellar Heavyweights Don’t Live Alone

New research using data from European Southern Observatory telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope, has revealed that the hottest and brightest stars, known as O stars, are often found in close pairs. Many of these binaries transfer mass from one star to another, a kind of stellar vampirism depicted in this artist's impression. read more

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Orange and Gameloft have joined hands to launch new mobile games services in Africa and Middle East

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Hubble, Swift Detect First-Ever Changes in an Exoplanet Atmosphere

Yahsat Launches New VSAT Service Based on iDirect Evolution Platform

New service positions provider for growth in the government, defence, energy, healthcare and financial sectors read more

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