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    Zug post: Chinese space hookup could pound U.S. economy

    Tweet Special to HEINUS by Samuel Zug SAN FRANCISCO  The recent rendezvous in space by two unmanned Chinese spacecraft could  could end up having serious repercussions for the American economy. When the probe on the Shenzhou 8 slid into the docking orifice of the Tiangong 1 […]

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    NASA, lacking ideas and cash, will build orbiting sex resort

    Tweet HEINUS – HOUSTON  NASA recently announced plans for a powerful new booster rocket called the Space Launch System that could lift large payloads into orbit. Some experts have speculated that the new booster will be used for missions to Mars. Now, however, NASA has […]

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    NASA sues astronauts for misuse of government property

    Tweet HEINUS – WASHINGTON  NASA is suing Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell for attempting to sell on eBay a camera that Mitchell used on his lunar mission in 1971 and brought home afterward. The 16 mm movie camera was expected to sell on eBay for […]

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    NOAA surprised by unexpected NASA satellite gift

    Tweet HEINUS – WASHINGTON  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was surprised by NASA’s unexpected gift of a space satellite to NOAA on Friday. NOAA said it wasn’t exactly sure how it would make use of the satellite, now underwater somewhere in the Pacific […]

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    As Mercury probe enters orbit, mission team loses interest

    Tweet HEINUS – WASHINGTON DC  While NASA’s Messenger space probe undergoes preparations to enter orbit around Mercury, HEINUS was granted a rare, exclusive look at the inner workings of the mission team and has discovered that many of them aren’t excited by Mercury and would […]

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    Resupply craft can’t get hard dock with space station

    Tweet An unmanned robot spacecraft failed in its efforts to dock with the International Space Station on Friday. Russian Space agency and NASA officials said the Russian Progress craft was ferrying more than two tons of food, water and supplies to resupply the space station. […]

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    Carina Nebula used to test astronaut candidates

    Tweet NASA recently released this image of the Carina Nebula and the official NASA press release said, in part, “This craggy fantasy mountaintop enshrouded by wispy clouds looks like a bizarre landscape from Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” or a Dr. Seuss book, depending […]

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    Drama queen sun jealous of volcano

    Tweet The sun, chapped by all the media coverage provided to the Iceland volcanic eruption that’s disrupting air travel on Earth, made a bid for some attention last week with a massive solar flare. The flare, a gigantic burst of charged particles, was the largest […]

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