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With gorgeous weather slated for the rest of the evening, New Yorkers may be gifted a rare treat thanks to NASA: a first-of-its-kind rocket launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia should be visible just after sunset. The egg-heads down south will be shooting the fiery phallus into space at 6:45pm. Hopefully the sun…

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Students at I.S. 281 (8787 24th Avenue) were treated to a performance of “Forces in Motion,” a physics show that incorporates hip-hop in their educational message. News 12 is reporting that the program fuses dancing, music and science projects in a creative way to get kids excited about physics. Some of the onstage antics seen…

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If the skies are clear tonight and you find yourself walking along the boardwalk at Coney Island or Brighton Beach, or by the Shore Parkway greenway along Gravesend Bay, you might just see a NASA rocket blasting towards the moon. Reader and contributor Ben Cooper tipped us off to the launch of the Minotaur V, a…

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The Space Shuttle Enterprise, which was last seen flying over the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on the back of an airplane, has come back. The shuttle is on its final leg of a journey from the Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York. The Enterprise has been parked at…

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The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum will soon be the new home for the Space Shuttle Enterprise. As the shuttle makes its way to the museum, it is scheduled to fly over some of New York’s landmarks, including the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The trip is tentatively scheduled for Friday, April 27, between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30a.m, weather…