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NASA’s Hubble Telescope Takes ‘Baby Pictures’ of Universe

Posted December 12th, 2012 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has sent back images that scientists call “baby pictures” of the universe. The pictures released Wednesday show seven galaxies said to have been formed shortly after the Big Bang, which gave birth to the universe more than 13 billion years ago. NASA says one of the seven galaxies may be the […]

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US Space Agency Announces New Plans for Mars Exploration

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency has big plans for the Red Planet. NASA has announced an ambitious multi-year Mars exploration program, looking ahead to meeting President Barack Obama’s challenge to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. NASA administrator Charles Bolden says the seven missions, planned or already under way, will ensure America remains the world […]

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NASA to Send Second Rover to Mars

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency, NASA, has announced plans to launch another robotic rover to Mars in 2020. The Opportunity rover would be part of NASA’s ambitious program to explore the Martian surface and atmosphere, ahead of its goal to send a manned mission to the red planet in about 20 years. The Curiosity rover landed […]

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Crews Removing 400 Trees Along Shuttle Endeavour Route in LA

Posted September 4th, 2012 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Some southern California residents are angry as crews cut down hundreds of trees to make room for the retired space shuttle Endeavour, which is moving from Los Angeles International Airport to its new, permanent location next month. About 400 trees have to be removed from a 19-kilometer-long route so the five-story high, 24-meter-wide shuttle can […]

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US Space Agency Launches Rockets to Study High-Altitude Jet Stream

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency NASA has launched five rockets from the eastern state of Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream. The rockets blasted off early Tuesday morning more than a minute apart. NASA says the mission, known as the Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment (ATREX), will help scientists understand the […]

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Passing Debris Forces ISS Crew to Escape Pods

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Six astronauts at the International Space Station took refuge in escape pods Saturday as a chunk of space debris whizzed by them. The U.S. space agency NASA said this is the third time in a dozen years of space station operations that a crew has had to seek shelter because of orbiting space junk and […]

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Passing Debris Forces ISS Crew to Escape Pods

Posted March 24th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Six astronauts at the International Space Station took refuge in escape pods Saturday when a chunk of space debris flew dangerously close. The U.S. space agency NASA said in its Twitter feed Saturday this is the third time a space station crew has had to evacuate because of orbiting space junk. A discarded piece of […]

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NASA Rover Begins Journey to Mars

Posted November 26th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency has launched the newest of its Mars rovers on a two-year mission to find places where life may have existed on the red planet. NASA’s $2.5-billion Mars Science Laboratory, known as Curiosity, took off Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida on an unmanned rocket. The size of a car, the rover has […]

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NASA Rover Begins Journey to Mars

Posted November 26th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency has launched the newest of its Mars rovers on a two-year mission to find places where life may have existed on the red planet. NASA’s $2.5-billion Mars Science Laboratory, known as Curiosity, took off Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida on an unmanned rocket. The size of a car, the rover has […]

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NASA Rover to Begin Journey to Mars

Posted November 25th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency is set to launch the newest of its Mars rovers Saturday on a two-year mission to find places where life may have existed on the red planet. NASA’s $2.5-billion Mars Science Laboratory, known as Curiosity, is to be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on an unmanned rocket. The size of a […]

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