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A Dec. 2 event with the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology, featured a live chat with NASA's Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren from onboard the International Space Station.

A Kuiper Belt Object With Rings

Until now, rings of material in a disc have only been observed around giant planets like Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and especially Saturn, which is known for its spectacular rings.

Impact of the Federal Shutdown on Private Industry and the Nation: The NASA-Johnson Space Center Experience: The national discussion about the government shutdown has been focusing on the plight of the federal worker, a legitimate concern. However, with every passing day, the impact on the private sector as a whole is more pronounced.

NASA Will Face Solomon's Choice in 2014

Dennis Wingo: There is a story in the Old Testament that illustrates wisdom - the wisdom of King Solomon. Solomon was the king of Israel and had been proclaimed to be the wisest man in the world. The story begins with two women who lived in a house together. Each of them had a child. The first mother gave birth three days before the second one did.

Does Antimatter Fall Up or Down?

Berkeley Lab physicists and their colleagues in CERN's ALPHA experiment present the first direct evidence of how atoms of antimatter interact with gravity

U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Chairman Frank Wolf (R-VA), Robert Aderholt (R-AL), John Culberson (R-TX), Steve Stockman (R-TX), Pete Olson (R-TX), Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Ted Poe (R-TX) have once again reintroduced bipartisan legislation directing NASA to develop a plan for returning to the Moon and establishing a human presence there. The RE-asserting American Leadership in Space Act, or REAL Space Act, sets a clear course for NASA toward human space flight while keeping within current budgetary constraints.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funded at $19.4 billion, an increase of $1.6 billion over the fiscal year 2012 enacted level. The large increase results from a reorganization of operational weather satellite procurement from NOAA into NASA.

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