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CSExtra – Top Space News for Friday, August 29, 2014

Today's CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. Some in Congress question whether the Space Launch System is adequately funded -- questions that arise a day after NASA announces it is moving from design to assembly of the heavy lift rocket for its first test flight. NASA space observatory spots planets in the making. Aurora mesmerizes International Space Station astronaut. Young scientist tracks a changing planet from orbit with an Earth observing satellite. NASA's Teacher-in-Space program reaches 30. Read More

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