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Obama spotlights energy efficiency work at Penn St

Jim Freihaut thinks he might be on the verge of one of those "Sputnik moments" that President Barack Obama referred to in his State of the Union speech. Full story

NASA reaches out to public to boost space tech

NASA kicked off the first of a yearlong series of meetings in Washington, D.C., Wednesday to encourage the public to provide innovative technological ideas and insights that could influence the future of space exploration. Full story

The Sputnik Moment

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Obama calls for new era of competitiveness

President Barack Obama campaigned vigorously for his revamped economic message Wednesday, warning that other countries have been grasping for first place in the global marketplace as the U.S. fell down on the job. Full story

Obama to say US facing new Sputnik moment

President Barack Obama says the country is facing another Sputnik moment. Full story

Sputnik Anniversary Today Launches World Space Week

The Space Age officially began 53 years ago today, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first man-made satellite. While the original event set off fear and Cold War rivalries, today it is honored with the kickoff of an international space celebration. Full story

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