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Technology developed for the Robonaut, which was developed by NASA and General Motors, may have uses here on Earth. (Photo courtesy of  NASA.)

GM’s Robonaut Technology Being Used On Earth

Technology developed by General Motors and NASA for a robot on the International Space Space Station may have uses on Earth.

CBS Detroit–07/03/2014

Technology that will be utilized in NASA's mission to Mars. (File photo)

Macomb Business Developing Fresh Food Technology For Mars Mission

A Macomb County company is developing a cleaning product that will be used on NASA’s mission to Mars.

CBS Detroit–06/23/2014

Astronaut Reid Wiseman, shown here before launch, recently posted a Vine video of one orbit around Earth. (Source: NASA.)

See The World In 6 Seconds [VIDEO]

Take a trip around the world in only 6 seconds with a NASA astronaut.

06/10/2014

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Metro Detroit Sky Watchers Can Spot The Space Station This Weekend!

Star gazers may have a chance to see science in action this weekend as the orbit of the International Space Station brings it over the Detroit area.

CBS Detroit–06/06/2014

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UM-Designed Satellite Mission Passes NASA Review Milestone

A new system to study and predict the formation and behavior of hurricanes, designed at the University of Michigan, has received a preliminary review go-ahead by NASA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2014

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Grand Valley Alum’s Astronaut Film To Get Outer Space Premiere

A documentary film by a Grand Valley State University alumnus, “I Want To Be An Astronaut,” has been uploaded to the International Space Station’s film library.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

Recirculating and swirling turbulent flow in airplane wings hurt fuel economy. A more accurate method for modeling turbulence could help aircraft manufacturers design more efficient planes. (Image by Karthik Duraisamy, Department of Aerospace Engineering)

UM Tackling Turbulence With Big Data — And $1.6M NASA Grant

A thorny aerodynamics problem is about to get a Netflix-style big data treatment from a University of Michigan-led team of engineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2014

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Olympic Flame In Sochi Can Be Seen From Space [PHOTO]

Sochi reportedly spent $51 million to host the Winter Olympics.

97.1 The Ticket–02/12/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Super Bowl Tech From NASA, Purple Lava And Much More

So how’s everybody doing the Monday morning after the big game? A few sore heads this morning, I’m sure, after America’s big party. Just remember next time: three aspirin and as much water as you can keep down right before bed is a reasonably effective hangover preventer. And now — quietly, I promise, and no bright lights — the latest in tech news.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2014

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Matt’s Favorites: Plex Growth, Events And More

So how’s everybody doing as the winter of our — well, not discontent, maybe, but certainly our discomfort, continues? Bundle up and check out these fine tech tidbits, first the local, then the national.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2014

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