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Pic: Spacesuit Under X-Ray

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Ever wonder what a space suit would look like if you put it under an x-ray machine? Wonder no more!

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Video: Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes

Stunning new video from NASA showing the life of the sun over 3 years.

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Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory

In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinked the video on Nov. 18, just hours before she, cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency departed in their Soyuz TMA-05M spacecraft for a landing on the steppe of Kazakhstan. The tour includes scenes of each of the station’s modules and research facilities with a running narrative by Williams of the work that has taken place and which is ongoing aboard the orbital outpost.

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Space Porn: Amazing Solar Flare Picture

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Video: A Brief Guide to Space Tourism

Hank takes on the role of our personal space travel agent, giving us the dirt on the various ways in which the exceptionally wealthy will be able to travel to space in the next few decades.

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Crazy Awesome Solar Eruption Caught by NASA

On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun’s atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled away from the sun at over 900 miles per second. This movie shows the ejection from a variety of viewpoints as captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO), and the joint ESA/NASA Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO).

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View from the ISS at Night

View from the ISS at Night from Knate Myers on Vimeo.

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Virgin Galactic Unveils new Unmanned Satellite Launcher at Farnborough 2012

LauncherOne – Furthering the Space Frontier. Virgin Galactic is proud to announce LauncherOne, a revolutionary new launch vehicle dedicated to enabling dramatically more people and users to benefit from space.

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NASA’S Orion Arrives At Kennedy, Work Underway For First Launch in 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — More than 450 guests at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida welcomed the arrival of the agency’s first space-bound Orion spacecraft Monday, marking a major milestone in the construction of the vehicle that will carry astronauts farther into space than ever before. Click to read more.

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Now Boarding: The Top 10 Private Spaceships

Space.com has a great summary of 10 upcoming privately funded spaceships.

Read more here.