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Turn Your Smartphone into an Eclipse Tool Kit with Essential Apps - Space.com
Your mobile device makes the perfect eclipse tool kit. Apps for weather forecasting and traffic congestion can guide you to the right place to enjoy the spectacle. And the Solar Eclipse Timer app (inset right) acts as your personal eclipse expert ...

NASA: A large asteroid will pass earth in September - AOL
?Asteroid Florence, a large near-Earth asteroid, will pass safely by Earth on Sept. 1, 2017, at a distance of about 4.4 million miles,? NASA notes in a news release. ?Florence is among the largest near-Earth asteroids that are several miles is size ...

'It's Not Worth Taking a Chance.' Man Who Experienced Eye Damage During 1962 Solar Eclipse Warns Others - TIME
A man who damaged his eyes 55 years ago while looking at a partial solar eclipse is warning others about the risks of looking at the sun without protection. In 1962, Lou Tomososki walked home from Marshall High School in Bend, Oregon, with his friend ...

The New Yorkers Tied for the Total-Solar-Eclipse Record - The New Yorker
On Monday, people in a seventy-mile-wide swath of the United States will witness one of nature's great spectacles: the total solar eclipse. The event will attract swarms of eclipse chasers?or, as some of them prefer to be called, ?umbraphiles ...

Atlas V launches TDRS-M data relay satellite for NASA - SpaceFlight Insider
An Atlas V 401 rocket launches the TDRS-M data relay satellite for NASA. Photo Credit: Tom Cross / SpaceFlight Insider. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. ? A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket roared off the pad with NASA's newest communications ...

AAA urges drivers to avoid distractions during Eclipse - Weatherford Democrat
Interest in the biggest coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the U.S. is growing and expected to peak on Monday, Aug. 21, the day of the event. Fourteen states ? from Oregon to South Carolina ? lie in the ?totality zone,? a 70-mile-wide, 3,000-mile ...

Voyager: Inside the world's greatest space mission - BBC News
In 1977, two spacecraft started a mission that has redefined our knowledge of the Solar System ? and will soon become our ambassadors on a journey into the unknown. BBC Future looks at their legacy, 40 years after launch. Share on Facebook · Share on ...

Solar eclipse glasses still available despite frenzy - Daily Record
FAIRFIELD ? With solar eclipse mania reaching a fever pitch, libraries and retailers have all but run out of their supply of safe viewing glasses. Several Morris County libraries offered free pairs of the glasses designed for safe viewing by letting a ...

SpaceX informed NASA of slowdown in its commercial Mars program - Spaceflight Now
Confirming rumors and suspicions that SpaceX is adjusting its plans to begin dispatching robotic landers to Mars, NASA officials said the commercial space company has informed the agency that it has put its Red Dragon program on the back burner.
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Verify: Can you take a picture of the eclipse with a camera or phone? - KVUE
Here are some great ways to make sure you get the best pictures possible of Monday's eclipse. Sarah Lucero, KENS 10:24 PM. CDT August 18, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Looking directly at the solar eclipse can be ...

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