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10/18/2019ESA welcomes Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister
Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider paid a special visit to ESA’s astronaut centre in Cologne, Germany today where he expressed commitment to strengthening international collaboration in the field of space resources and innovation along...
05/22/2018Iridium-6/GRACE-FO Mission
On Tuesday, May 22nd at 12:47 p.m. PDT, SpaceX successfully launched five Iridium® NEXT satellites and two GRACE-FO satellites from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Liftoff occurred at 12:47 p.m.
05/31/2005NASA Selects New Frontiers MissionConcept Study
NASA today announced that a mission to fly to Jupiter will proceed to a preliminary design phase.
06/09/2016Cassini Significant Events 06/01/16 - 06/07/16
Cassini whipped around Saturn this Sunday, going 37,547 kilometers per hour relative to the planet at the closest point, and then shot by the huge moon Titan for the planned T-120 encounter on Tuesday. The spacecraft returned telemetry from a long train of science observations of Titan's surface, its atmosphere, and its magnetic and plasma environment.
12/15/2009Searching for New Vaccines and Studying Butterflies in Space; NASA Offers TV Interviews about Latest Space Station Science Research
- Astronauts are not the only ones earning wings on the International Space Station. Butterflies emerged aboard the station recently, to the delight of science students across the country.
07/08/2010NASA Scientists Carol Stoker and Geoffrey Landis to Speak at Mars Society Convention
The Mars Society is pleased to announce that NASA scientists Carol Stoker and Geoffrey Landis will be presenting at this year's convention.
09/10/2019Using artificial intelligence to automate sea-ice charting
Reliable maps of sea-ice conditions and forecasts are of vital importance for maritime safety, safe navigation and planning. The continued retreating and thinning of Arctic sea ice calls for a more effective way of producing detailed and timely ice in...
04/12/2009Gagarin was not Awaited Here (Roscosmos TV on Vesti Channel)
12/04/2018Monitoring climate change from space
Rising global temperatures and the effects of climate change are huge and environmental challenges. Satellites provide unequivocal evidence of the changes taking place and provide decision-makers with the information they need to address these complic...
08/23/2010Pulverized Planet Dust May Lie Around Double Stars
> Tight double-star systems might not be the best places for life to spring up, according to a new study using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
03/12/2009Cassini-Huygens Mission Status Report -- March 12, 2009
04/13/2009Spirit Healthy but Computer Reboots Raise Concerns
The team operating NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit is examining data received from Spirit in recent days to diagnose why the rover apparently rebooted its computer at least twice over the April 11-12 weekend.
04/23/2018Sentinel-3B on launch pad
The next Sentinel satellite for Europe’s environmental monitoring Copernicus programme is poised for liftoff from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in northern Russia.
11/08/2010SOFIA Prepares for Short Science
- The SOFIA flying observatory was the subject of several nights of telescope system checkout activities in mid-October in preparation for upcoming early astronomical science flights.
03/15/2017West Virginia Students to Speak to NASA Astronauts on Space Station
March 15, 2017 - Students in West Virginia will speak with NASA astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station at 10:25 a.m. EDT Friday, March 17.
01/19/2011Launch Time of H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 2 with KOUNOTORI2 (HTV2) Onboard
11/24/2009NASA Honors Biloxi's Apollo Astronaut Fred Haise with Moon Rock
- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will present astronaut Fred Haise, Jr., with NASA's Ambassador of Exploration Award during a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi, Miss.
09/29/2016Farewell Rosetta: ESA Mission to End on Comet Surface
The European Space Agency Rosetta mission will end dramatically Friday, Sept. 30, by touching down on a region of a comet known for active pits that spew dust into space.
01/07/2010Most Earthlike Exoplanet Started out as Gas Giant
The most earthlike planet yet found around another star may be the rocky remains of a Saturn-sized gas giant.
10/18/2019Emerging cracks in the Pine Island Glacier
The Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 satellites have revealed new cracks, or rifts, in the Pine Island Glacier – one of the primary ice arteries in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The two large rifts were first spotted in early 2019 and have each ra...
02/27/2010Mars Exploration Rovers Update: Spirit Parks for Winter, Opportunity Tastes' Chocolate Hills
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