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Giant Dust Storm on Mars Threatens NASA's Opportunity Rover

A massive dust storm has hit Mars, and NASA’s Opportunity rover is right in the middle of it.

Opportunity relies on energy from sunlight to operate, and with the light blocked, day has turned to night. 796 more words

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Uncovers Building Blocks of Life on Mars

Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by the Curiosity rover, NASA announced Thursday. 1,057 more words

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Life On Mars? NASA Has Strongest Evidence Yet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (CBSLA/AP) — After days of speculation, NASA has unveiled its latest discovery on Mars: signs of life, past and possibly present. 785 more words

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Nasa's Golden Record may baffle alien life, say researchers | Science | The Guardian

Rather than the peaceful, intelligent beings that the US space agency hoped to portray, humans may come across as a species that loves to argue, speaks gibberish, and sees beauty in flowers that roar like chainsaws.

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55 communication satellites in orbit for the Iridium® NEXT Constellation

Successful 6th launch of 5 new Iridium® NEXT satellites!

The sixth batch of Iridium® NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by… 406 more words

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Northrop Grumman, US Army Install Improved Early Missile Warning in Japan

Joint Tactical Ground Station processes data directly down-linked from satellite sensors and distributes missile launch information to warfighters

The U.S. Army and Northrop Grumman Corporation… 473 more words

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28 Apr : First Commercial tour to Space started today

Birds fly with wings but we fly with our dreams. Accomplishing all our dreams in a lifetime is tough but not impossible. Proves Dennis Tito, first private tourist to space. 178 more words

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