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2015/03/04 23:38
2015/03/04 23:38
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We know a whole lot about life on our planet, but one mystery persists: how it got here. NASA scientists working at the Ames Astrochemistry Laboratory in California and the Goddard Space Flight...
2015/03/04 23:38
2015/03/04 23:38
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2015/03/03 18:18
2015/03/03 18:18
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The story of climate change is closely tied to that of the carbon cycle. The increasing amounts of carbon dioxide hanging in our atmosphere — as opposed to being locked up in the world's oceans,...
2015/03/03 13:39
2015/03/03 13:39
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Our young sun may have routinely blasted Earth with gobs of energy more powerful than any similar bombardments recorded in human history. Huge bursts of these particle and radiation "showers" ignited...
2015/03/03 13:14
2015/03/03 13:14
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In this June 29, 2011, file photo, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Mikulski, who became the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress, announced...
2015/03/03 11:39
2015/03/03 11:39
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This week marked the completion of an important step on the path to spacecraft assembly, test, and launch operations for the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith...
2015/03/02 15:43
2015/03/02 15:43
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Launched Jan. 31 from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on a Delta II rocket, SMAP is now literally riding tall in the saddle as it continues to successfully wrangle the checkout procedures of...
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2015/03/02 15:42
2015/03/02 15:42
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... stellar nursery in what seems to be the middle of nowhere is quite surprising," said Peter Eisenhardt, the project scientist for the WISE mission at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,...
2015/03/02 15:40
2015/03/02 15:40
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Building a space telescope is no mean feat. Conditions here on Earth are drastically different from those experienced in orbit around our planet. How do we know that any telescope built in our...
2015/02/27 21:46
2015/02/27 21:46
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The death of "Star Trek" actor Leonard Nimoy isn't just a blow to the hard-core sci-fi fans, it's a loss for real space explorers as well. Nimoy was best known for portraying logic-minded Mr. Spock...
2015/02/27 16:34
2015/02/27 16:34
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Imagine an area the size of West Virginia or Sri Lanka being deforested every year, or devoting an area the size of Norway devoid of trees every five years. Because that’s exactly what findings from a...
2015/02/27 15:31
2015/02/27 15:31
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On January 22, 2015, the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) was installed on the International Space Station. The team monitored the progress of the installation from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight...
2015/02/27 14:43
2015/02/27 14:43
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Earth Seen from NASA Earth Science Missions, Video Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the busiest year of NASA Earth science...
2015/02/26 22:39
2015/02/26 22:39
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Final preparations are underway for the launch of NASA's quartet of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft, which constitute the first space mission dedicated to the study of magnetic...
2015/02/26 21:38
2015/02/26 21:38
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Every year, wind and weather systems lift an average of 182 million tons of dust from Africa's Sahara desert and blow it westward. According to a report from NASA about the phenomenon, that's the...
2015/02/26 14:40
2015/02/26 14:40
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U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) astrophysicist Dr. T.L. Wilson is part of a multi-national research team that has discovered an outburst in the infrared from a deeply embedded protostar. The...
2015/02/26 04:45
2015/02/26 04:45
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GREENBELT, Md — NASA is used to gaining worldwide attention from its accomplishments in space. But so far this year, it’s NASA’s 2014 climate report that`s been getting the headlines. The NASA report...
2015/02/24 16:43
2015/02/24 16:43
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Powerful Tropical Cyclone Marcia dropped a lot of rain as it made landfall and moved over eastern Queensland, Australia from February 19 to 21. Data from NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration...
2015/02/24 11:46
2015/02/24 11:46
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Shortly after the first in our series of Mars Affordability and Sustainability Community Workshops (AM I) adjourned in December 2013, planning began on successors to address topics that arose in the...
2015/02/23 17:02
2015/02/23 17:02
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... spots have never been observed by anyone before me; and from my observations of them, often repeated, I have been led to the opinion which I have expressed, namely, that I feel sure that the...
2015/02/20 20:39
2015/02/20 20:39
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NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the snow-covered eastern U.S. that looks like the states have been sitting in a freezer. In addition to the snow cover, Arctic and Siberian air masses have...
2015/03/04 23:38
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