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2014/08/01 15:43
2014/08/01 15:43
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... —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 15:43
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2014/08/01 13:42
2014/08/01 13:42
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A new image from July 25, 2014, clearly reveals an extended coma shrouding 67P's nucleus. "Our coma images cover an area of 150 by 150 square kilometers (90 by 90 square miles)," said Luisa Lara from...
2014/08/01 13:42
2014/08/01 13:42
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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
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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
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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...
2014/07/15 18:42
2014/07/15 18:42
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The Rosetta probe has acquired sensational new images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which it is now chasing through space, destined for an historic touchdown on the comet on November 11, 2014....
2014/07/11 13:12
2014/07/11 13:12
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Burning rubber - a firefighter silhouetted at a fierce blaze at a recycling site in Renfrew, outside Glasgow. Photograph: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service/PAWomen reciting from the Quran during the...
2014/07/11 10:39
2014/07/11 10:39
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The nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is an irregularly shaped body as seen from ESA's spacecraft Rosetta. New images of the comet obtained by OSIRIS, the onboard scientific imaging system,...
2014/07/07 01:47
2014/07/07 01:47
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He obviously hasn't done his homework. NASA hasn't yet solved the problem of blindness from long-term exposure to zero gravity. The eye disorder, noted with long-term residents on the international...
2014/08/01 15:43
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