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NASA Plots Daring Flight to Jupiter's Watery Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Jupiter, Europa, space exploration )

- 1959 days ago -
NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some form of life.
Population of Known Alien Planets Nearly Doubles as NASA Discovers 715 New Worlds
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, NASA, Kepler space telescope, exoplanets, space exploration )

- 1965 days ago -
NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered more than 700 new exoplanets, nearly doubling the current number of confirmed alien worlds.
Scientist: Exoplanet Research Needs Less Hype, More Patience
Science & Tech  (tags: planets, space exploration, exoplanets )

- 1972 days ago -
The search for exoplanets and alien life is generating a lot of hype but the study needs patience and refinement, a U.S. review of exoplanet research suggests.
US, France Sign Deal for 2016 Mars Lander
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, landers, USA, France )

- 1977 days ago -
The United States and France Monday unveiled plans to collaborate on a new Mars mission, two years after NASA withdrew from a European partnership to send a probe and lander to the Red Planet.
Alien Earths: Why Life on Other Worlds Would Be Far Weirder Than Us
Science & Tech  (tags: exoplanets, space exploration, stars )

- 1977 days ago -
Last month, the American Astronomical Society's 223rd meeting featured the announcement of a few breakthroughs: Using the Kepler space observatory, researchers had discovered a planet roughly the mass of Earth orbiting a star beyond our solar system.
Feature of Earth's Atmosphere May Help in Search for Habitable Planets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets )

- 2020 days ago -
An atmospheric peculiarity on Earth is likely common to billions of planets, a finding that may help identify potentially habitable worlds, U.S. scientists say.
Is There Life on Jupiter's Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Extraterrestrial Life, Jupiter, moons, Europa )

- 2021 days ago -
The hunt for alien life just made a pretty big breakthrough.
Gaia Mission Could Help Map Exoplanets
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets )

- 2027 days ago -
The Kepler mission from NASA has discovered more than 3,600 possible worlds, a haul greater than any mission before it. Now researchers suggest the Gaia spacecraft, scheduled for launch on December 19, could also be a bonanza for discovering exoplanets
Space Exploration Can Drive the Next Agricultural Revolution
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, agriculture )

- 2043 days ago -
Habitation of outer space needs solving air, water, energy and food supplies within a tight space. And this isn't a problem of an apocalyptic, remote future. Developing this technology addresses some of the grand challenges to our civilization.
Earth-Size Planet Found With Rocky Core Like Ours
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, exoplanets )

- 2083 days ago -
Scientists have found a planet way out in the cosmos that's close in size and content to Earth -- an astronomical first. But hold off on the travel plans. This rocky world is so close to its sun that it's at least 2,000 degrees hotter than here, almost...
Spring on Saturn's Moon Titan Reveals Amazing Views of Otherworldly Lakes
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Saturn, Titan, solar system, space exploration )

- 2088 days ago -
NASA's Cassini space probe is getting an exceptional look at the vast liquid lakes of Titan's north pole, where dense winter clouds are finally retreating thanks to a change in seasons on Saturn's largest moon.
India Unveils Mars Mission Spacecraft
Science & Tech  (tags: India, Mars, space exploration )

- 2100 days ago -
India unveils its Mars mission space craft on Wednesday, saying the launch of the space craft is likely to happen in late October or early in November, local news agency PTI reported Thursday.
How to Use 'Shells' to Terraform a Planet
Science & Tech  (tags: terraforming, engineering, space exploration, exoplanets )

- 2101 days ago -
One day, humans could re-make a world in Earth's image. Engineering an inhospitable world into a livable one, a process known as terraforming, could be a successful way to colonize another world after a long, interstellar journey, said Ken Roy.
Moon Base and Beyond
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Moon )

- 2160 days ago -
For three centuries or more people have been writing about the Moon. In the 19th century, Jules Verne wrote a novel on the subject, From Earth to Moon. That author wisely observed: anything one man can imagine, other men can make real.
Wow! NASA Probes See Earth & Moon From Saturn, Mercury
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, space exploration )

- 2184 days ago -
NASA has unveiled spectacular portraits of Earth and its moon from billions of miles away in images captured on Friday, July 19 and released today by the teams behind the agency's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn and its Messenger probe at Mercury.

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