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Space Shuttle Discovery to Officially Become Museum Exhibit

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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More than a year after its last mission, the retired U.S. space shuttle Discovery will be officially welcomed into its new home Thursday. The shuttle will be rolled into National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center outside Washington where it will go on permanent display. Among those on hand for the ceremony will be former […]

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Russia Joining Europe on Mars Mission

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia says it will join the European Space Agency to launch a mission to Mars to sample dirt for signs of life. Russia’s space agency, Roskosmos, announced Friday that its chief, Vladimir Popovkin, and his European counterpart, Jean-Jacques Dordain, agreed to cooperate during talks in Moscow. Spokeswoman Anna Vedishcheva said the two sides consider that […]

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Europe’s Largest Cargo Ship Docks With International Space Station

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
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The European Space Agency describes the docking of its largest unmanned cargo space ship with the International Space Station Wednesday, as “smooth and gentle.” The ESA says the automated transfer vehicle, called Edoardo Amaldi after an Italian physicist, is delivering nearly seven tons of supplies, including food, drinking water, clothing, oxygen, spare parts and fuel […]

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UN, US: North Korea Should Not Launch Planned Satellite

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged North Korea to reconsider its plan to launch a satellite in April, while the United States says such a launch could affect plans to deliver food aid to the impoverished nation. North Korea announced Friday that it will use a long range missile to launch the satellite, just […]

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UN, US: North Korea Should Not Launch Planned Satellite

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations Secretary-General has urged North Korea to reconsider its plan to launch a satellite in April, while the United States says such a launch could affect plans to deliver food aid to the impoverished nation. North Korea announced Friday that it will use a long range missile to launch the satellite, just weeks […]

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North Korea Announces Planned Satellite Launch

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it will use a long range rocket to launch a satellite in April — just weeks after agreeing with the United States to suspend long-range missile tests in return for emergency food aid. The United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday condemned the planned launch, saying it violates a United Nations […]

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North Korea Announces Planned Satellite Launch

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it will use a long-range rocket to launch a satellite in April. The announcement was made Friday, just weeks after the north agreed with the United States to suspend long-range missile tests in return for emergency food aid. The United States, Japan and South Korea have condemned the planned launch, saying it […]

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North Korea Announces Planned Satellite Launch

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it will use a long range rocket to launch a satellite next month in honor of late president Kim Il Sung’s 100th birthday, which falls on April 15. In a statement carried by official media, a spokesman for the North’s Korean Committee for Space Technology said a long-range Unha-3 rocket would launch […]

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North Korea Announces Planned Satellite Launch

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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North Korea says it will use a long range rocket to launch a satellite next month in honor of late president Kim Il Sung’s 100th birthday, which falls on April 15. In a statement carried by official media, a spokesman for the North’s Korean Committee for Space Technology said a long-range Unha-3 rocket would launch […]

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North Korea Announces Planned Satellite Launch

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 11:55 pm (UTC-5)
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North Korea announced Friday that it will launch a satellite next month in honor of late president Kim Il Sung’s 100th birthday, which falls on April 15. In a statement carried by official media, a spokesman for the North’s Korean Committee for Space Technology said a long-range Unha-3 rocket would launch a domestic-built polar-orbiting earth […]

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