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ISEE-3 spacecraft team faces new challenge redirecting old satellite

Jul 9, 2014 4:03 pm

ISEE-3 satellite fails to respond to command to fire thrusters again after initial success with thruster firing

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Decades old ISEE-3 satellite finally fires thrusters

Jul 8, 2014 2:06 pm

Volunteers succeed in getting old NASA satellite to fire thrusters coming one-step closer to getting an old satellite back on its original mission

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NASA wants to see 3D Google smartphones used on space station

Jul 7, 2014 10:39 pm

Google phones with 3D technology will head to the International Space Station (ISS) later this month, to help aid robots and astronauts

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NASA awards Boeing $2.8bn contract for SLS rocket

Jul 7, 2014 2:07 pm

NASA has awarded an almost $3 billion contract to Boeing to develop a new rocket to take astronauts into space

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NASA flying saucer ship completes successful test of the coast of Hawa

Jun 30, 2014 1:04 pm

NASA has completed a test of its flying saucer spacecraft that will eventually be used to land payloads on Mars

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NASA Orion crew capsule successfully completes parachute test

Jun 27, 2014 11:00 am

NASA has successfully completed a parachute test for the Orion crew capsule that will eventually take astronauts into space

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Curiosity rover finds evidence of ancient glaciers on Mars

Jun 26, 2014 1:00 pm

Curiosity rover works with space probes to find evidence that glaciers used to cover Gail crater

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NASA recreates the smell of Saturn's moon Titan

Jun 16, 2014 3:00 pm

NASA is working to compile a list of chemicals that make up alien atmospheres giving scientists the chance to smell other planets

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NASA scores sharp images of near-Earth Asteroid using radar

Jun 13, 2014 3:06 pm

NASA has gathers some of the most detailed radar images ever taken of a near-Earth asteroid this month

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NASA Curiosity rover watches Mercury transit the sun

Jun 11, 2014 2:03 pm

NASA tasked the Curiosity rover with watching Mercury transit the sun recently marking the first time Mercury has been imaged from Mars

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NASA researchers investigating space housing and gardening on the ISS

Jun 4, 2014 4:02 pm

NASA is set to test out an inflatable housing module for the ISS and how to grow vegetables aboard the space station

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NASA Kepler spacecraft discovers mega-Earth planet

Jun 3, 2014 4:00 pm

Kepler discovers a mega-Earth planet composed of rock 570 light years away from Earth that formed earlier than believed possible

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ISEE-3 satellite is responding to commands after decades

May 30, 2014 2:04 pm

Amateur astronomers have established two-way communications with a decades old NASA satellite called ISEE-3

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SpaceX unveils Dragon V2 crew capsule to carry humans into space

May 30, 2014 1:00 pm

SpaceX unveiled its Dragon V2 capsule this week designed to carry up to seven astronauts into space and dock with the ISS

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NASA connects the Moon to the internet

May 29, 2014 4:13 pm

NASA and MIT technicians have collaborated to equip the lunar surface with a pretty acceptable internet connection

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NASA and amateur astronomers work to put old satellite back on task

May 23, 2014 1:16 pm

NASA is working with a team of amateur scientists to communicate with an old satellite zipping past the Earth and put it back on its original mission

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NASA considers sending greenhouse to Red Planet in 2021

May 8, 2014 4:48 am

NASA hopes to launch a greenhouse project to mars in mid-2020, for a 2021 landing

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NASA is looking for a new way to kill bacteria

May 6, 2014 3:05 pm

NASA is looking for new ways to destroy bacteria on spacecraft to prevent any potential infection of other planets with life from Earth

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NASA shows off Buzz Lightyear-like Z-2 spacesuit

May 1, 2014 3:00 pm

NASA plans to have the Z-2 spacesuit ready for testing by November with its new "Technology" layer to protect it from abrasion

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NASA SpaceX Dragon resupply mission to ISS launched Friday

Apr 21, 2014 4:29 pm

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule to the ISS last Friday carrying tons of cargo, food, and experiments including Robonaut's legs

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NASA LADEE lunar explorer slams into moon's surface, as expected

Apr 20, 2014 7:08 pm

The NASA LADEE lunar craft hit the moon's surface, and the US space agency will now attempt to photograph the site of impact

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Laser communication system heads to ISS for testing this month

Apr 14, 2014 4:17 pm

OPALS laser communications test system is hitching a ride to the ISS on April 14 with the SpaceX cargo ship and will improve communications speed

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NASA requests help for new battery technology in its spacecraft

Apr 14, 2014 7:35 am

NASA wants both public institutions and companies to submit proposals for new battery technology for its spacecraft

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NASA suspends ties with Russian space program, except at space station

Apr 3, 2014 2:14 am

NASA temporarily cuts ties with Russian space program, except for the International Space Station, where US and Russian astronauts are stationed

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NASA confirms another cooling issue aboard the ISS

Mar 21, 2014 5:40 pm

NASA says ISS has a new coolant system problem, crew is in no danger

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