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2014/08/18 23:18
2014/08/18 23:18
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As satellite technology has improved over the last half-century, our view of Earth has gotten more and more breathtaking. Earth observation satellites like the SPOT satellites (operated by the...
2014/08/18 23:18
2014/08/18 23:18
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2014/08/17 14:31
2014/08/17 14:31
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A new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko shows the diversity of surface structures on the comet’s nucleus. It was taken by the Rosetta spacecraft’s OSIRIS narrow-angle camera on August 7, 2014....
Read more at redOrbit, Mashable
2014/08/16 17:42
2014/08/16 17:42
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In the image, the comet's head (in the top half of the image) exhibits parallel linear features that resemble cliffs, and its neck displays scattered boulders on a relatively smooth, slumping surface....
2014/08/11 12:39
2014/08/11 12:39
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Europe's final robot cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS) is scheduled to dock on Tuesday, its manoeuvres webcast live from several angles, France's CNES space agency said on...
2014/08/07 12:28
2014/08/07 12:28
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European Space Agency's Rosetta has returned the first images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko(ESA) The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has successfully reached the orbit of a speeding...
2014/08/04 16:21
2014/08/04 16:21
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Laser technology originally developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory will be used by NASA in its Mars 2020 mission. The device, known as SuperCam, uses a laser to sample rocks from a distance. The...
2014/08/03 18:37
2014/08/03 18:37
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After 10 years hot on the tail of Churyumov-Gerasimenko, an unmanned comet-hunting spacecraft named Rosetta is now close enough to its target to take its temperature. The robotic spacecraft, expected...
2014/08/01 15:43
2014/08/01 15:43
19d
... —ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has made its first temperature measurements of its target comet, finding that it is too hot to be covered in ice and must instead have a dark, dusty crust. The...
2014/08/01 13:42
2014/08/01 13:42
19d
NASA announced the selected Mars 2020 rover instruments Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. Managers made the selections out of 58 proposals received in January from researchers and...
2014/08/01 04:26
2014/08/01 04:26
20d
Seven technoligies selected for Mars 2020 rover: Mastcam-Z, an advanced camera system with panoramic and stereoscopic imaging capability with the ability to zoom. The instrument also will determine...
2014/07/29 16:31
2014/07/29 16:31
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Delivered by France’s CNES space agency, Pharao is accurate to a second in 300 million years, which will allow scientists to test fundamental theories proposed by Albert Einstein with a precision that...
Read more at redOrbit, PhysOrg
2014/07/28 14:42
2014/07/28 14:42
23d
While, at higher energies, the diffuse emission is due to point sources too far away and faint to be seen individually, the origins of the soft X-ray glow have been controversial, even 50 years after...
2014/07/25 11:39
2014/07/25 11:39
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In new images of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko taken by Rosetta's onboard scientific imaging system OSIRIS, surface structures are becoming visible. The resolution of these images is now 100 meters...
2014/07/24 16:31
2014/07/24 16:31
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Galileo’s post-launch team at ESA have finalized their preparations for taking control of the twin satellites being launched next month. The next pair of Galileo satellites are due to be launched...
Read more at redOrbit, PhysOrg
2014/07/24 11:39
2014/07/24 11:39
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On July 23, 1999, a little more than seven hours after Space Shuttle Columbia and its five astronauts were launched from the Kennedy Space Center, NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory was successfully...
2014/07/18 14:33
2014/07/18 14:33
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... were making and flying balloons this past week at the summer science camp put on by Science Timmins. That's appropriate considering that Science Timmins is a partner with...
2014/07/17 12:31
2014/07/17 12:31
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Flashes appear on a baseball-size Martian rock in a series of images taken Saturday, July 12 by the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on the arm of NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover. The flashes occurred...
Read more at redOrbit, PhysOrg
2014/07/17 11:31
2014/07/17 11:31
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This rock encountered by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is an iron meteorite called "Lebanon," similar in shape and luster to iron meteorites found on Mars by the previous generation of rovers, Spirit...
2014/08/18 23:18
2014/08/18 23:18
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