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Root and STEM - July 5

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In H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, Mars invaded Earth with flying saucers. Now, in real life, Earth is considering a flying saucer for its next trip to the red planet. 561 more words

Root And STEM

NASA Launches its First Carbon-Tracking Satellite

It’s been a rough birthing process for NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) satellite program, which promises global tracking of carbon dioxide entering and leaving the atmosphere at ground level. 434 more words

Climate Science

NASA'S First LDSD Test Flight a Success; Vehicle Looks like a Flying Saucer!

JPL, Pasadena, Calif. – NASA representatives participated in a media teleconference on Saturday, June 28th to discuss the 2014 near-space test flight of the agency’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), which occurred off the coast of the U.S. 804 more words

Space Exploration

Martian flying saucer splashes down off Hawaii - PICS - Register - Boson.ws

USA TODAY Martian flying saucer splashes down off Hawai … (#science Martian flying saucer splashes down off Hawaii – PICS – Register http://t.co/KSCuv8mm4w #maths #tech)…

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NASA's 'flying saucer' a success

Watch the video above: NASA launches “flying saucer” to test in technology

LOS ANGELES – NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down. 443 more words

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