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Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon, … 795 more words

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NASA Planet Hunter on Its Way to Orbit

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched on the first-of-its-kind mission to find worlds beyond our solar system, including some that could support life.

TESS, which is expected to find thousands of new exoplanets orbiting nearby stars, lifted off at 6:51 p.m. 783 more words

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TESS


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) at 6:51 p.m. on 18 April 2018 from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. 27 more words

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Rocket-control Glitch Delays Launch of NASA's Planet-hunting Satellite

An 11th-hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system, delaying for at least 48 hours a quest to expand astronomers’ known inventory of so-called exoplanets. 392 more words

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AFSPC-11


A photo of the late afternoon start of the AFSPC-11 mission that saw a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket launch two spacecraft for the Air Force Space Command to a geosynchronous transfer orbit. 31 more words

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CRS-14


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on the CRS-14 commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station at 4:30 p.m. on 2 April 2018 from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 14 more words

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Hispasat 30W-6


A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:33 a.m. on 6 March 2018 carrying the Hispasat 30W-6 telecommunications satellite into orbit. 9 more words

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