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Las Vegas

Bill Nye at Life is Beautiful: Science, Politics, and Saving The World

By | Sep 26, 2017 at 12:45 am

The Life is Beautiful festival took over downtown Las Vegas this past weekend starting on Friday afternoon with an inspirational talk by Bill Nye the Science guy. Bill Nye captivated a crowd of over a thousand festival goers with his thoughts from his latest book, Everything All at…

Space

DC

NASA iTech Cycle 3 Challenge Wants Startups to Help With Space Exploration

By | Sep 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

NASA’s technology has been instrumental in tracking the movement of this year’s devastating hurricanes. Their Aqua satellite provides infrared data to forecasters that reveals clues about highest, coldest, strongest storms within a hurricane. In addition, their suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats…

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TechCo Top Stories: Millennials, Space Travel, and Innovate Celebrate

By | Sep 22, 2017 at 1:30 pm

With our annual conference right around the corner, it can be easy to get overly excited about what TechCo puts out every week. Unfortunately, with almost a dozen stories per day, it can be hard to keep up on all the top stories whizzing…

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Houston

10 Craziest Space Travel Stunts and News We’ve Seen So Far

By | Sep 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Everyone knows outer space makes everything more cool. Want to revive a beleaguered horror franchise or a tired app game? Set the next installment in space! Something about the “final frontier”-ness of outer space brings out the world’s crazy side, and everything from marketing…

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Los Angeles

Elon Musk Unveils First Photo of SpaceX Spacesuit

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Elon Musk and his SpaceX team have done it again. Today Musk unveiled the first photo of the SpaceX spacesuit on his personal Instagram account. All we’ve got is the one photo to go by right now, but his message implies SpaceX will reveal…

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Business

How 9 Business Leaders Took In Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 22, 2017 at 1:48 am

The total solar eclipse has come and gone, and hopefully you had a chance to take it in. If you did not, don’t worry NASA has you covered. We were curious to see where some of the top tech titans and luminaries took in…

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Charleston, SC

LIVE: NASA’s Coverage of the Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 21, 2017 at 11:30 am

Today, NASA will be capturing the total solar eclipse by 11 spacecraft, three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Starting right now, you can watch their live coverage, reporting in from Charleston, South Carolina. The start…

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Albuquerque

This Company Plans to Offer WiFi to Space Tourists

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

Ah, space: The final frontier for a billionaire’s vacation. But while the Mad Men-style space tourism of the 1960s never got off the ground, space tourism in the 2010s looks like a real possibility. And that means one thing: Space tourists will need their…

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DC

How to Watch NASA’s Live Stream of the Solar Eclipse

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm

If you won’t be heading outside or can’t get the proper eyewear in time to view the solar eclipse, then NASA is offering a multitude of ways to watch it online. NASA announced they will be televising the eclipse live from coast to coast…

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Charleston, SC

How to Watch This Month’s Total Solar Eclipse and Not Go Blind

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

On Monday, August 21st, America will be front and center for the next total solar eclipse. This means that for anyone that lives within the umbra, the shadowy path created by the moon, will get to fully experience this historic event. For those outside…

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DC

Robots, Biomarkers and Ice Melters Win NASA iTech Challenge Cycle 2

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 11:40 am

NASA is in constant pursuit of discovering the next galaxy and life on another planet. And while interstellar exploration is always on their to-do list, they’re also looking for startups that can help them get there. Earlier this year, we reported on the top…

Space

4 Programmer Teams That Won NASA’s Global Space Robotics Challenge

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The journey to Mars has been an arduous process filled with innovative ideas, affordable improvements, and a whole lot of speculation. And while astronauts and engineers figure out how to get us to Mars, NASA is focused on figuring out what we’re going to…

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Boston

MIT’S New Laser Technique Will Help Predict Space Junk Collisions

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

NASA’s Orbital Debris Program Office is dedicated to addressing the millions of pieces of man-made space junk known as orbital debris, whirling around the near-Earth space at an ungodly 17,500 miles per hour. Anything from tiny chips from a rocket to a non-functioning satellite…

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DC

Meet the Top 10 Finalists in NASA’s iTech Cycle 1 Challenge

By | Jun 6, 2017 at 12:20 pm

For the first time in history, SpaceX launched its used Dragon spacecraft on the Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying 5,000 pounds of NASA science investigations and cargo. The rocket successfully reached the International Space Station and returned to Earth. With…

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Seattle

Meet the Stratolaunch Megaplane Taking Satellites Into Orbit

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Since Orville and Wilbur Wright, founders have been trying to find ways to break the barriers of air travel. We’ve seen Boom Airlines looking to change consumer air travel with supersonic speed, the Solar Impulse that made it around the world without fuel, Elon…

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Watch Out Musk and Bezos: There’s a New Contender in the Space Race

By | May 25, 2017 at 5:50 pm

While governments appear to have stopped making space travel a priority, private companies have taken up the mantle and made serious strides in reaching the stars. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s company SpaceX and their self-landing rockets or Jeff Bezo’s company Blue Origin making space travel possible…

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DC

Meet NASA’s iTech Top 25 Startup Semifinalists

By | May 4, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The NASA iTech competition pits tech innovators from all around the country against each other in order to determine which 25 finalists have the ideas that hold “the most potential impact on future space exploration and support development of the most promising solutions.” The Innovation…