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The Lasting Allure of the Flying Saucer
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, Spacecraft, NASA, USA )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Nasa is launching a spacecraft that strongly resembles a flying saucer. For more than half a century the distinctive shape has exerted a powerful grip over the popular imagination.
Mars Vs. Comet in 2014: Scientists Prepare for a Close Shave or Impact
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, ESA, interesting, Mars, nasa, news, research, science, space, spacecraft, study )

Dan
- 480 days ago - space.com
A close encounter between Mars and Comet C/2013 A1 in 2014 has NASA investigating how to protect Mars-orbiting spacecraft and rovers from cometary debris as the comet and planet converge. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
More Space Junk Falling This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, environment, nasa, news, science, space, safety, space junk, sky, Russia, Mars, probe, crash, earth, Phobos-Grunt, spacecraft, re-entry )

Janet
- 922 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Brace yourselves for another 13.5 tons of space junk falling to earth between Saturday and Monday. Thinking Chicken Little was right after all... take cover, the sky really IS falling!
NASA Spacecraft Now Circling Mercury -- a First
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, spacecraft, Mercury, space )

Anna
- 1225 days ago - news.yahoo.com
For the first time, Earth has a regular orbiting eye-in-the-sky spying on the solar system's smallest and strangest planet, Mercury.NASA's spacecraft called Messenger successfully veered into a pinpoint orbit Thursday night after a 6 1/2-year trip and....
Closest Ever View of a Comet: Nasa Spacecraft Flies Just 112 Miles From Tempel 1
Science & Tech  (tags: Nasa, Spacecraft, Tempel 1, Earth, Science )

Nancy
- 1255 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Nasa today used one of its craft to revisit a comet at close range for the first time in the history of space exploration.
NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Discovers Extraordinary New Planetary System
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, Keplar 11, Murcury, Nasa, Neptune, new planetary system, orbit, spacecraft, telescope, Urenaus )

Lasantha
- 1265 days ago - gossiplankanewz.com
NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Discovers Extraordinary New Planetary System ~ Gossip Lanka newz - Sri Lankan hot gossip and news.
Cryosat Ice Mission Returns First Science
Science & Tech  (tags: Cryosat ice mission, science, spacecraft, sea surface )

Nancy
- 1313 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Radar data from the European satellite has been used to make a map of ocean circulation across the Arctic basin.
8.6 Billion Miles From Earth: The End of Voyager 2 Mission?
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Voyager 2, science, research, spacecraft )

Sophie
- 1531 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
Engineers have shifted NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft into a mode that transmits only spacecraft health and status data while they diagnose an unexpected change in the pattern of returning data.
MESSENGER Spacecraft Reveals More Hidden Territory On Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Space, Spacecraft )

Nancy
- 1718 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A NASA spacecraft gliding over the battered surface of Mercury for the second time this year has revealed more previously unseen real estate on the innermost planet.
Surprise! Saturn Has Small Moon Hidden in Ring
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, space, science, research, spacecraft, discovery, interesting, scientists )

Suzybell
- 1969 days ago - news.yahoo.com
PASADENA, Calif. - Scientists have found a new moon hidden in one of Saturn's dazzling outer rings. The international Cassini spacecraft spotted the moon, which measures about a third of a mile wide. The discovery was announced Tuesday in a notice by the
Astronomy Picture of the Day : 2008 November 03: A Spectacular Rayed Crater on Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, craters, NASA, spacecraft, APL, Astronomy )

Blue
- 2088 days ago - antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov
Pictured, a particularly spectacular rayed crater spanning approximately 80 kilometers was imaged by MESSENGER during last month's flyby from about 20,000 kilometers up. The rays prevalence is a mystery because space weathering effects such as dust ...
Mars Lander Discovers Ice, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, space research, spacecraft, ice, water, discovery )

Eduardo
- 2244 days ago - sfgate.com
Elated scientists probing the arctic surface of Mars are convinced they have found a bright and shiny layer of real ice only inches beneath the Martian soil and directly under the body of the lander itself.
NASA Moon Rocket May Shake Too Much
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, moon rocket, spacecraft, astronauts, moon, engineers, glitch, space )

Laurel
- 2377 days ago - news.yahoo.com
WASHINGTON - NASA is wrestling with a potentially dangerous problem in a spacecraft, this time in a moon rocket that hasn't even been built yet.
Ulysses Continues Its Journey Over the Sun's Polar Caps | NASA.Gov
Science & Tech  (tags: ulysses, spacecraft, sun, solar, pole, study, space, environment )

Jean
- 2401 days ago - ulysses.jpl.nasa.gov
Third northern polar pass began November 30, 2007. The Ulysses spacecraft continues to go where no other spacecraft has gone before, namely, over the Sun's poles to study the Sun and Its Influence on the space environment. About a year after Ulysses once
Deep Impact Has New Mission for New Year
Science & Tech  (tags: Deep Impact, spacecraft, comet, mission, nasa, astronomy, scientists, extrasolar planets, space, interesting )

Laurel
- 2414 days ago - space.com
A former comet-slamming spacecraft will swing by Earth on New Year's Eve before starting a two-and-a-half-year journey to Comet Hartley 2.
 

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