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Mercury Probe's Dramatic Death Plunge Set for April 30
Science & Tech  (tags: Mercury, MESSENGER, mission, death plunge )

- 1553 days ago -
NASA's MESSENGER, the only probe to orbit Mercury, has been making discoveries there since March 2011. If its orbit can be raised on April 24 to save fuel, the dramatic end to the mission will be the craft's plunge to Mercury's surface on April 30.
India Spacecraft Successfully Arrives at Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, space, science, research, news, nasa, interesting, humans, environment, astronomy, cosmology, india, spacecraft, mars, Mangalyaan probe, Red Planet, mission )

- 1758 days ago -
The Mangalyaan probe, the country's first mission to another world, has entered the Red Planet's orbit
Jupiter's Moon Europa Has Plate Tectonics Like Earth Does
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, nasa, humans, astronomy, cosmology, jupiters moon, Europa, plate tectonics, mission, Jovian, moon )

- 1773 days ago -
The discovery could buoy bids for a mission to the Jovian moon
NASA to Attempt Fix for Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft This Month
Science & Tech  (tags: space, study, science, nasa, news, interesting, humans, Kepler spacecraft, mission, alien planets )

- 2202 days ago -
NASA will try to revive its ailing Kepler spacecraft this month in the hope of resurrecting a mission that has revolutionized the search for alien planets.
Nuclear 'Space Battery' Bests Solar in Curiosity Mars Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear 'space, battery', bests, sola, in, Curiosity, Mars, mission )

- 2795 days ago -
If you're going to Mars with an SUV-size robot, you'll need a really good energy supply. The Mars Science Laboratory, called Curiosity, scheduled for launch on Saturday will be powered by a nuclear device, rather than solar panels. Designers hope the
Antarctic Lake Mission Targets Life and Climate Signs
Science & Tech  (tags: science, environment, Antarctic, lake, mission, targets, climate, signs )

- 2839 days ago -
A pioneering British expedition to sample a lake under the Antarctic ice hopes to find unknown forms of life and clues to future climate impacts.
Quake Research Mission to 'Ring of Fire'
Science & Tech  (tags: Quake, research, mission, investigation, news )

- 3010 days ago -
An expedition is getting under way in the South Pacific to investigate one of the most seismically-active fault lines in the world.
Mission to Mars Simulation Astronauts Ready to 'Land' on the Red Planet After 233 Days
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, astronauts, Mission, space exploration )

- 3099 days ago -
After 233 days in a locked steel capsule, six researchers on a 520-day mock flight to Mars are all feeling strong and ready to 'land' on the Red Planet, the mission director said today.
The STS-131 Mission, Targeted for Launch April 5
Science & Tech  (tags: space, shuttle Discovery, astronomy, mission, scientists, technology, nasa, interesting )

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- 3436 days ago -
NASA will preview the next space shuttle mission during a series of news briefings on Tuesday, March 9, at NASAs Johnson Space Center in Houston. NASA Television and the agencys Web site will broadcast the briefings live.
NASA Shuttle Lauch - 14 November 2008
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Shuttle, mission, launch, International Space Station )

- 3898 days ago -
The STS-126 mission is set to launch at 7:55 p.m. EST tonight on a mission to prep the International Space Station for expanded crews
NASA Eyes Dark Energy, Outer Solar System Missions
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, mission, dark energy, outer solar system, Solar Corona, space, interesting )

- 4181 days ago -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. space agency is planning a mission to better understand a mysterious form of energy in the cosmos and an ambitious unmanned journey to the outer solar system, NASA officials said.
Deep Impact Has New Mission for New Year
Science & Tech  (tags: Deep Impact, spacecraft, comet, mission, nasa, astronomy, scientists, extrasolar planets, space, interesting )

- 4235 days ago -
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.
Mars Rover Finds Signs of Microbial Life
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, evidence, plateau, silica, deposits, microbial life, mission, nasa, scientists, research, space, discovery, interesting )

- 4237 days ago -
Nasa says its Mars rover Spirit has discovered "the best evidence yet" of a past habitable environment on the planet's surface.

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