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    Tuesday July 28, 2015
  • NASA Lets Its Geek Flag Fly With Preliminary Region Names For Pluto, Charon

    Region names for regions on Pluto and Charon reflect sci-fi media

    NASA has been riding a wave of international publicity owing to the success of its New Horizons mission, which culminated in the first high-resolution images of Pluto and its sibling moons in the last week and a half. Now, the space agency is naming the various regions of Pluto and Charon based on suggestions it previously solicited from around the world, with a strong nerd/geek slant. Hit the jump for an example.

  • Sunday October 20, 2013
  • VIDEO: Anime Short Produced To Introduce Joint JAXA/NASA Space Mission

    Short video could turn into OVA

    For those of you who are Space Brothers fans, the organization may be familiar and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency or JAXA has decided to use an original anime clip to introduce and explain its joint GPM Mission with NASA. Japanese animation studio White Fox created the short with Iwahata Gouichi as producer and Ikegami Tarou (Jormungand, The Devil Is A Part-timer!) as animation director. Watch the video after the jump!

  • Sunday July 7, 2013
  • NASA Announces GPM Mission Anime Character Contest Winners

    One of the winners is a Japanese manga artist Yuki Kiriga

    NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) announced the winners of the Global Precipitation Measurement mission's Anime Challenge on July 2. The two selected characters in the contest will be featured in comic series to teach and promote the mission to the public. Check the winners after the jump!

  • Friday February 22, 2013
  • NASA Looks For Anime Inspired Solar Art

    Sorry, it has to be original, so no Precure Sunny pics

    NASA's Sun-Earth Days program wants to see your best original anime inspired super hero artwork. Tag your illustration with #SolarMaxAnime to enter the Sun-Earth Days 'SolarMAX ANIME' Contest, and you could be featured on the NASA Sun-Earth Day website and upcoming webcast on March 22, 2013. More after the jump.