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New Horizons Journey; Wrong Way Asteroid; Ring Around Mars?

Posted April 4th, 2017 at 3:45 pm (UTC-4)
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New Horizons Halfway to Next Flyby Destination NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft provided scientists an amazing once in a lifetime look at the distant dwarf planet Pluto as it flew by it in July 2015. Along with spectacular images of Pluto the spacecraft also sent back those of Pluto’s five moons including high definition shots of […]

Advanced Weather Satellite in Space; Can Migraines Lead to Stroke?

Posted November 21st, 2016 at 4:21 pm (UTC-4)
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NASA Launches NOAA’S Advanced Weather Satellite On Saturday, 11/19/16, NASA launched the first of four advanced weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The satellite will maintain a geostationary orbit nearly 36,000 kilometers above Earth’s western hemisphere. Called the Geostationary Operational Environmental […]

October 2016 Science Images

Posted November 2nd, 2016 at 4:24 pm (UTC-4)
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Pluto Flyby Data Feed Complete; Nearby Exoplanet May Have Oceans

Posted October 28th, 2016 at 4:20 pm (UTC-4)
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New Horizon’s Sends Final Data of Pluto Flyby The final bits of data gathered by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft during its July 2015 flyby of Pluto were received this week by its mission operations center at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. More than 50 gigabytes of observational data was stored on the […]

Dwarf Planet Moon Discovered; Supplements Boost Antidepressants; Kepler Back in Business

Posted April 27th, 2016 at 2:29 pm (UTC-4)
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Hubble Spots Moon Circling Distant Dwarf Planet Out in the far reaches of our solar system lies the Kuiper Belt.  This region of space is occupied by icy objects left over from the creation of the solar system. Several dwarf planets, such as Pluto, also occupy the Kuiper Belt. Astronomers studying images gathered by the […]

March, 2016 Science Images

Posted March 30th, 2016 at 12:21 pm (UTC-4)
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January 2016 Science Images

Posted January 29th, 2016 at 3:55 pm (UTC-4)
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October 2015 Science Images

Posted November 2nd, 2015 at 5:00 pm (UTC-4)
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July 2015 Science Images

Posted July 31st, 2015 at 7:40 pm (UTC-4)
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New Horizons Team Relieved After Spacecraft Phones Home

Posted July 15th, 2015 at 9:52 pm (UTC-4)
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It took a little more than thirteen hours after NASA’s New Horizons mission made its historic close encounter with Pluto and its five known moons, but the piano-sized spacecraft finally phoned home to say that it’s OK and that the fly-by went according to plan. Anxious members of the New Horizons mission team at the […]

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