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By news On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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NASA news: Dawn spacecraft has MONTHS left after 11-year space mission | Science | News

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The NASA space probe will continue to explore the solar system for as long as possible, continuing to collect data and images. NASA’s experts More...

By news On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report says

(This July 11 story in the final paragraph corrects the time period of launches, how far in advance seats are booked on Soyuz spacecraft and the number of launchpads in Kazakhstan.) FILE PHOTO: SpaceX spacecrafts More...

By news On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Asteroid WARNING: Nasa-tracked asteroid 2018 NM to skim Earth TOMORROW | Science | News

The space rock dubbed Asteroid 2018 NM will skim past the planet in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 17. NASA’S Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) predicts the asteroid will zoom by the moon around 4.26am More...

By news On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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NASA news: Juno spacecraft detects volcano on Jupiter moon Io | Science | News

The Juno space probe picked up the source of intense heat near the moon’s south pole during a flyby on December 16, 2017. Juno’s powerful infrared imagery instrumentation detected signs of possible volcanic More...

By news On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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SpaceX launch crisis: Elon Musk unlikely to send manned crews to ISS in 2019 | Science | News

The two rocket companies will most likely not send astronauts into orbit any time soon according to a US Government audit report. SpaceX and Boeing were both expected to carry out a number of rocket flights after More...

By news On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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Scientists peer into heart of hurricanes to improve intensity forecast

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Despite advances in predicting where hurricanes are heading, forecasters are still struggling to determine a crucial factor in deciding emergency measures and evacuations: their More...

By news On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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Emmy Awards 2018: NASA nominated for Cassini Saturn footage | Science | News

The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences nominated NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for its contributions to television, education and social media. The Primetime Emmy Award is handed out to the very More...

By news On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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NASA asteroid WARNING: Astronomers stunned by rare DOUBLE asteroid | Science | News

The near-Earth asteroid 2017 YE5 was first spotted by astronomers on December 2017 but little was known about the space rock. One year later and on June 21, 2018, the asteroid made its closest approach to the More...

By news On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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NASA news SHOCK: Martian spiders photographed on Red Planet | Science | News

The Martian spiders were photographed mid-May by the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) in the planet’s southern hemisphere. But the eerie looking dark shapes are not quite what they seem to be – and no, More...

By news On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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Space news: Astronauts could land on Mars DECADES ago, Christ Hadfield says | Science | News

Retired International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield shocked the world saying the same technology that took the man to the Moon could have sent people to Mars. He said: “We could send people to Mars More...