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12/18/2018Fake plastic atoms
Our world is made of atoms and molecules, but even with the most powerful microscopes we can only see snapshots, never how they move and interact with each other. To model how atoms behave, researchers have been using plastic particles in weightlessne...
06/08/2017Galileo grows: two more satellites join working constellation
Two further satellites have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing and navigation signals worldwide while also picking up distress calls across the planet.
08/31/2016Fires in Idaho Continue to Plague State
Aug. 29, 2016 - Fires in the state of Idaho continue to plague residents.
10/17/2016Moon Hit by Surprising Number of Meteoroids
Oct. 13, 2016 - The moon experiences a heavier bombardment by small meteoroids than models had predicted, according to new observations from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft.
10/31/2009NASA Scientists Catch a Unique Gamma-Ray Burst
- NASA scientists have, for the first time, detected and pinned down the location of a short gamma-ray burst, lasting only 50 milliseconds.
03/19/2010Experience Hubble's Universe in 3-D
Take an exhilarating ride through the Orion Nebula, a vast star-making factory 1,500 light-years away. Swoop through Orion's giant canyon of gas and dust. Fly past behemoth...(
10/22/2018BepiColombo's beginning ends
A stunning early morning launch lifted the ESA/JAXA BepiColombo spacecraft into space on Saturday, 20 October. This marked the start of intensive, round-the-clock flight control activities to ensure the mission’s health and functioning in the harsh en...
04/20/2009JPL Invites Public to Annual Open House
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., welcomes the public to its annual Open House on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
10/30/2017Melting snow aids absorption of carbon dioxide
It appears that something good can come from something bad. Although rising global temperatures are causing seasonal snow cover to melt earlier in the spring, this allows for the snow-free boreal forests to absorb more carbon dioxide from our atmosphe...
06/23/2010Earth-like Planets May Be Ready for Their Close-Up
> Many scientists speculate that our galaxy could be full of places like Pandora from the movie "Avatar" -- Earth-like worlds in solar systems besides our own.
11/11/2009ARD PR brochure"Sora to Sora" No.32 was added
03/18/2009Liftoff for latest REXUS flights
Three educational experiments sponsored by ESA’s Education Office blasted off to the edge of space on 12 and 13 March during the latest REXUS sounding rocket campaign from the Esrange Space Centre in Kiruna, Sweden.
05/24/2017James Webb Space Telescope Available for Media Viewing in Houston
May 24, 2017 - Media are invited to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston to view the James Webb Space Telescope and talk to experts about upcoming cryogenic vacuum tests at 10:15 a.m. CDT Wednesday, May 31.
08/30/2010X PRIZE, Govt. of India & IIT Delhi Announce Partnership to Create Global Competition to Develop Clean-Burning Cookstoves
02/14/2017Lasers Could Give Space Research its 'Broadband' Moment
New laser technology could yield more science data and high-definition video from spacecraft.
12/13/2010NASA Partners with Germany in Lunar Science Research
- NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have signed a joint agreement for collaboration in lunar science.
08/19/2005Distinguishing Between Comets Tempel 1 and Wild 2
12/15/2016Rosetta’s last words: science descending to a comet
ESA’s Rosetta completed its incredible mission on 30 September, collecting unprecedented images and data right until the moment of contact with the comet's surface.
06/11/2010University Students And Professors Ready To "Rock On" With NASA
- University students and professors from across the country and Puerto Rico will converge on NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this month to learn how to build small experiments that can be launched on sounding rockets. This is part of a week-long workshop, known as RockOn!, that begins June 19.
12/21/2018Reflecting on Earthrise: 50 years on
Monday 24 December marks 50 years since Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders snapped an iconic image of Earth rising above the lunar surface.
12/07/2009Japanese Kibo Mission MAXI acquires all-sky X-ray image in the fastest time
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