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The Kepler spacecraft is dead but its planet-hunting legacy lives on...
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On 30 October, NASA announced that the Kepler planet-hunting spacecraft is being shut down. Over almost a decade, it changed our views on our place in the universe
By ceres on 2018-11-07 23:03 UTC
NASA Parker Solar Probe has flown within 15 millions miles of the solar surface...
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NASA said its speed topped 213,000 mph (342,000 kph) relative to the sun as it penetrated the outer solar atmosphere, or corona. No spacecraft has ever gotten so close to our star.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-07 01:54 UTC
Dawn, the first spacecraft to orbit 2 alien worlds, has gone silent...
The Dawn probe, which hopped between two objects in the asteroid belt during its seven-year mission, ran out of fuel and stopped calling home.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-02 00:39 UTC
RIP, Kepler: NASA's Revolutionary Planet-Hunting Telescope Runs Out of Fuel...
The most prolific planet-hunting machine in history is dead. NASA's Kepler space telescope, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,800 confirmed alien worlds to date, has run out of fuel and signed off.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-31 11:51 UTC
NASA Needs Help Shipping Cargo to Its Future Lunar Space Station...
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NASA is asking for help making shipments to a future lunar space station 240,000 miles (almost 400,000 kilometers) away. The agency opened a solicitation this week asking companies to consider what they'd need to deliver cargo; United States firms have until Nov. 2 to provide their input.
By ceres on 2018-10-29 16:40 UTC
NASA's First Image of Mars from a CubeSat...
NASA's MarCO mission was designed to find out if briefcase-sized spacecraft called CubeSats could survive the journey to deep space. Now, MarCO—which stands for Mars Cube One—has Mars in sight.
By ceres on 2018-10-23 18:06 UTC
Nasa 'fixes' Hubble malfunction...
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Nasa believes it has fixed a malfunction with the Hubble telescope which threatened to limit the orbiting observatory's performance.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-23 15:51 UTC
NASA names constellations after Hulk, Thor's hammer, Godzilla: Details here...
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If you look at the night sky, you'd probably point out at least a few constellations. But, do you know there's also a Hulk, Mjolnir (Thor's hammer), and Godzilla sitting up there? No? Well, that's because NASA has just given these (and some really cool other names) to 21 constellations. Here's more.
By shubham400 on 2018-10-22 10:03 UTC
NASA Chandra telescope resurrected after glitch...
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The space agency gets some good news about one of its stricken space telescopes, though Hubble remains in safe mode.
By ceres on 2018-10-15 18:55 UTC
Another NASA Space Telescope Sidelined by Glitch...
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The Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has been observing the universe in high-energy light since 1999, entered a protective "safe mode" on Wednesday (Oct. 10).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-14 07:40 UTC
U.S., Russia astronauts survive emergency landing after booster fails on Russian rocket...
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Astronauts on board a Soyuz rocket heading to the International Space Station survived an emergency landing following a booster failure, a Russian space official said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-11 11:24 UTC
Hubble Space Telescope Malfunction Won't Last Long, NASA Says...
Worry rippled through the astronomical community this weekend as NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope was in safe mode — but NASA confirmed in a statement released yesterday (Oct. 8) that the agency expected the instrument to be back at wo
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
NASA isn't quite sure about Russia's ISS hole 'sabotage' claim...
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The story of the strange hole in a Russian vehicle attached to the International Space Station continues to get stranger. Just yesterday comments from the head of Russian space agency Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, began to make the rounds, Rogozin stating th
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-04 15:41 UTC
NASA Says Planet Hunting Telescope Kepler Has Woken Up Again...
In July, NASA placed the spacecraft, with 2,650 confirmed planets, in a hibernation-like state in preparation to download the science data collected in its latest observation campaign.
By ceres on 2018-09-06 16:17 UTC
Kerala floods: NASA's before-and-after images reveal scale of devastation...
After releasing satellite measurements explaining the Kerala floods, NASA has now released imagery that, in vivid detail, shows the devastation suffered by Kerala. The images, presented in a before and after format, show large swathes of land in Kerala still submerged under flood waters.
By shubham400 on 2018-08-28 11:51 UTC
NASA Astronauts Could Fly to Moon-Orbiting Station by 2024, Pence Says...
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The Vice President's remarks offered new details on the Trump administration's space-policy plans
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 18:46 UTC
NASA's New Planet-Hunting Telescope Catches a Comet and Other Celestial Sights...
NASA's new planet-hunting telescope wasn't even formally on the job when it caught sight of a fascinating set of celestial happenings, which the agency has shared in a new video.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-07 14:35 UTC
NASA is searching for meteorites that splashed down into the Pacific Ocean. Here's why....
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On March 7, 2018, NASA planetary scientist Marc Fries watched on a weather radar as meteorites plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Four months later, on July 2, Fries and a group of marine researchers plan to pull these meteorites — chunks of primordial
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 17:03 UTC
New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:37 UTC
NASA news conference: When is NASA's major Mars Curiosity Rover announcement?...
NASA is expected to unveil a monumental Mars Curiosity Rover discovery this afternoon and the world's scientific community is on edge. But what time will the US space agency's press announcement be held today? The exact details of the conference are under embargo but many speculate the rover may
By ceres on 2018-06-07 15:00 UTC

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