Apollo 7 Launches on October 11, 1968

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On October 11, 1968, Apollo 7 launched via NASA http://ift.tt/2gwjhbq

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Where Does the Sand Come From?

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This image from NASA’s Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter (MRO) shows one possible place where sand grains are being produced on Mars today. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yUEv9G

Walmart launches Mobile Express Returns to refund or exchange online items in physical stores

As Walmart continues to build out its e-commerce business to rival Amazon’s, its latest development will build on some of the retail giant’s most established operations: Walmart is launching a new in-store returns service called Mobile Express Returns.

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Suited Up for a Day’s Work

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Astronaut Randy Bresnik conducts a spacewalk on October 5. via NASA http://ift.tt/2y0CIR2

First Meeting of the National Space Council

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Members of the National Space Council are seen during the council’s first meeting on Oct. 5 at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The council, chaired by Vice President Mike Pence heard testimony from representatives from civil space, commercial space, and national security space industry representatives. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yrxjWh

Oct. 4, 1957 – Sputnik, the Dawn of the Space Age

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History changed on Oct. 4, 1957, when the Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The world’s first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball, about 23 inches in diameter and weighing less than 190 pounds. via NASA http://ift.tt/2hNf1Yq

It’s Planting Season on the International Space Station

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It’s planting season on the International Space Station! NASA astronaut Joe Acaba prepared the Veggie facility for three different kinds of lettuce seeds as part of the VEG-03-D investigation. This is the first time seeds from multiple kinds of plants are being grown in the facility all at the same time. via NASA http://ift.tt/2yVNLLC