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Rocket Videos: Delta IV Medium+ to track space debris and Ariane V to send cargo to the ISS

First we’ve got the Delta IV Medium+ (4,2) from Cape Canaveral Air Station carrying two satellites intended to supplement the USAF’s Space Fence and track objects in orbit from above, improving awareness of much smaller debris as well as a small experimental satellite. 23 more words

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Origin of Enceladus' 101 Geysers Revealed

Using data provided by the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft scientists have pinpointed 101 geysers on Enceladus, one of Saturn’s icy moons. Issued in a press release by NASA, July 28th, 2014, the findings are helping scientists understand the geological processes that may allow for liquid water to exist on the moon’s surface. 594 more words

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NASA Space Sounds

NASA Space Sounds – Information about the recordings and sample sounds of the planets, moons and rings of planets in our Solar System. For live 24hr sound from space, see: … 22 more words

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The Cassini Mission's findings on Enceladus's geysers...

Cassini Finds 101 Geysers And More On Icy Saturn Moon

“For me, the finding of an easily sampled, habitable environment within Enceladus has been Cassini’s most profound discovery,” said Porco. 31 more words

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Contact restored with the space geckos!

Okay, that’s a slightly cheeky title, but who can resist the chance to say “space geckos”?  ;-)  A Russian spacecraft, Foton M4, was launched July 18 with a payload of five geckos, some silkworm eggs, dried seeds, and microbes.   171 more words

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