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The New Earth Discovered, 20 Light Years Away
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, NewTechnology, science, scientists, space, world, earth, planets, extra- terrestrial, alien, water, star, orbit, conditions, climate )

- 1926 days ago -
The first planet with conditions considerably resembling the earth's found to be 20.5 light years away by scientists using telescope in the Chilean Andes. Fuels the debate about the possibility of extra- terrestrial life.
New Planet Found in Constellation Leo
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, space, technology, astrophysics, constellation, exoplanet, orbit, planet, star )

- 2200 days ago -
The new planet, dubbed GJ 436c, lies at a distance of 30 light years from the Earth and has a mass five times that of our planet, but is the smallest found to date, according to the astronomers.
Columbus Earth Viewing Camera (EVC) Captures First Views of Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, ESTEC, Columbus, EVC, Earth, ISS, orbit, space, ESA, NASA, technology, news )

- 2227 days ago -
EVC is part of the European Technology Exposure Facility installed on the European Columbus laboratory's external platform during a spacewalk on 02/15/08 by NASA astronauts.The camera is intended to be a valuable resource for public outreach & education.
Missile Strikes a Spy Satellite Falling From Its Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: space, misslile, satellite, Orbit, falling )

- 2247 days ago -
WASHINGTON -- A missile interceptor launched from a Navy warship has struck a dying American spy satellite orbiting 130 miles over the Pacific Ocean, the Pentagon announced late Wednesday
ON THIS DAY - 1961: Chimp Returns Safely After Space Flight
Science & Tech  (tags: usa, space, chimpanzee, cape canaveral, orbit, 1961, on this day )

- 2269 days ago -
A chimpanzee sent into space in a rocket by the United States has been recovered alive and well about 420 miles (676 km) from the launching site in Cape Canaveral. The test was one of many planned to ensure that a human being could survive space flight, t
A Whole New View: Hubble Overhaul to Boost Telescope's Reach
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Orbit )

- 2276 days ago -
When astronauts overhaul the Hubble Space Telescope this summer, they will leave behind a vastly more powerful orbital observatory to scan the universe.
SPACE.Com -- Wow! Moon Probe Captures 'Earth-Rise' in High Definition
Science & Tech  (tags: moon, earth, space, orbit, high definition, image, television, video, spacecraft )

- 2346 days ago -
New Earth-rise image shows our blue world floating in blackness of space. Released today, it's a still shot taken from video made by the craft's high-definition television for space. A different location second image has been dubbed Earth-set.
Venus and Jupiter Helped Shape Moon's Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: Moon, Venus, Jupiter, research, study, tech, space, scientists, science, Orbit )

- 2348 days ago -
Ancient gravitational interactions with Venus and Jupiter could help explain some quirks about our moon's orbit, according to a new computer model.
Space Shuttle Rolled Out to Launch Pad
Science & Tech  (tags: space, space shuttle, ISS, launch pad, astronauts, countdown, space laboratory, Atlantis, nasa, orbit, interesting )

- 2348 days ago -
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA moved space shuttle Atlantis to its seaside launch pad on Saturday ahead of a planned early December mission to get Europe's first permanent space laboratory into orbit.
Japan's Lunar Probe Enters Orbit as Space Race Heats Up
Science & Tech  (tags: science, space, lunar probe, orbit, moon )

- 2387 days ago -
Japan said Friday it had successfully put its first lunar probe into the moon's orbit, stealing a march over China and India as an Asian space race heats up. The Kaguya probe, named after a fairytale princess, is on the most extensive mission to

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