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'Northern Lights' Observed on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Northern lights, satellite )

- 1551 days ago -
A Nasa spacecraft orbiting the Red Planet has detected a mysterious aurora that reaches deep into the Martian atmosphere.
Digital Globe: Artist Uses Google Earth to Photograph Our Stunning Planet, in Pics
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, space, world, photos, satellite, astronauts, images, human civilization )

- 1596 days ago -
An incredible series of pictures shot by satellite show the man-made world as astronauts see it. Artist Benjamin Grant uses Google Earth to find the most compelling satellite images of human civilisation.
Russia Launches Live Animals on Two-Month Space Mission
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, Launching, satellite, live animals, plant seeds, space mission, materials samples, research, biological, physical, science, animals, scientists, study, world )

- 1792 days ago -
A high-flying package of live animals, plant seeds, and materials samples shot into space Friday aboard a retrievable Russian Foton satellite, launching a two-month mission focusing on microgravity research into biological and physical sciences.
Approaching Asteroid Has Its Own Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, discovery, asteroid, satellite, moon )

- 2209 days ago -
Approaching asteroid 1998 QE2 has a moon. Researchers found it in a sequence of radar images obtained by the 70-meter Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, Calif., on the evening of May 29th (May 30th Universal Time) when the asteroid was about 6 milli
Earth-Observing Satellite Boosted Into Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, -observing, satellite, boosted, into, orbit )

- 2789 days ago -
After a years-long delay, an Earth-observing satellite blasted into space early Friday on a dual mission to improve weather forecasts and monitor climate change. A Delta 2 rocket carrying the NASA satellite lifted off shortly before 3 a.m. from the
German Satellite Crashed Over Asia's Bay of Bengal
Science & Tech  (tags: German, satellite, crashed, over, Asia's, Bay, of, Bengal )

- 2792 days ago -
Heavily populated Asian cities avoided a dangerous collision with space junk last weekend as a defunct German satellite crashed into the sea somewhere between India and Myanmar.
.....NASA Gives 1-Hour Window for Satellite Collision With Earth; Washington State Only Worry in US
Science & Tech  (tags: collision, earth, environment, nasa, performance, safety, satellite, space, world )

- 2823 days ago -
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A 6-ton NASA satellite on a collision course with Earth clung to space Friday, apparently flipping position in its ever-lower orbit and stalling its death plunge. The old research spacecraft was targeted to crash ...
Earth Study Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Satellite, Science, NASA, Orbit, Research )

- 3027 days ago -
The Earth observation satellite Glory failed to reach orbit on Friday after its protective cover did not detach following its launch, a NASA official said.
Satellite to Explore Astronaut Poop as Fuel Source
Science & Tech  (tags: satellite, space, fuel, astronaut )

- 3133 days ago -
The United Nations' first satellite, the $5 million UNESCOSat project, has a pretty clear goal: to find out if astronauts' faeces can be used as an effective fuel source in space.
Farewell to WMAP: Satellite Observed Cosmic Microwave Background; Measured Age of Universe!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, universe, study, satellite, science, scientists, space )

- 3171 days ago -
Try saying it aloud. Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe. It's a mouthful, which is why it is usually called W.M.A.P., the abbreviation for a satellite that was launched in June 2001 and retired this September.
'Much More Water' Found in Lunar Rocks
Science & Tech  (tags: moon, satellite, moisture, lunar water, space travel, space exploration )

- 3289 days ago -
The scientists found that there was at least 100 times more water in the Moon's minerals than they had previously believed.
Eerie Red Glow Traces Ocean Plant Health
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, technology, satellite, phytoplankton, photosynthesis, ocean plants )

- 3668 days ago -
A unique signal detected by NASA's Aqua satellite is helping researchers check the health and productivity of ocean plants around the world. Fluorescent red light emitted by ocean phytoplankton and detected by Aqua reveals how efficiently the microsco
Earth-Observing Landsat 5 Turns 25
Science & Tech  (tags: space, satellite, technology, science, world, research )

- 3753 days ago -
Still observing the Earth after 25 years -- 22 beyond its three-year primary mission lifetime -- Landsat 5 collects valuable scientific data daily. Some attribute the satellite's longevity to over-engineering. Others say it's a long run of good luck.
NASA Global Warming Satellite Lands in Ocean After Failed Launch
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, satellite, Environmental Research, failure, Antarctica )

- 3765 days ago -
By The Associated Press VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A rocket carrying a NASA global warming satellite splashed into the ocean near Antarctica early Tuesday after a failed launch.
Japan Launches Satellite to Track Greenhouse Gases
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, satellite, GOSAT, greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide )

- 3795 days ago -
A two-tonne satellite specifically designed to study climate change was successfully launched today from Japan. Orbiting at a level of 666km, the greenhouse gases observing satellite (GOSAT) will monitor the levels of carbon dioxide and methane.

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