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US Navy successfully recovers Orion capsule in splashdown test

Aug 8, 2014 4:00 pm

NASA and US Navy Orion capsule recovery test at sea was successful

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SpaceX confirms plans to build rocket launch facility in Texas

Aug 6, 2014 3:00 pm

SpaceX confirms plans to build launch facility on the Texas Gulf coast, not far from the Mexico border

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Scientists observe three massive volcanic eruptions on Io

Aug 5, 2014 1:05 pm

Three major volcanic eruptions recording on Jupiter's moon Io over span of two weeks in August 2013

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NASA plans to send oxygen-making device to Mars

Aug 4, 2014 2:11 pm

NASA plans to send small instruments to Mars to see if it can generate oxygen from the Martian atmosphere

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Detailed Moon analysis determines it to be slightly lemon-shaped

Jul 31, 2014 1:00 pm

Scientific study finds that the Moon is slightly lemon-shaped, shedding light on how it formed

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NASA Opportunity rover sets record for longest off-Earth driving

Jul 29, 2014 2:05 pm

NASA Opportunity rover has set a record for the longest distance driven on another world

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2012 solar storm nearly changed life on Earth as we know it

Jul 25, 2014 1:08 pm

Solar storm near miss in 2012 could have devastated the electrical grid and communications on Earth

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NASA wants proposals for commercial satellite data relays for Mars

Jul 24, 2014 2:08 pm

NASA wants commercial satellites around Mars to be used as data relays for future missions

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket soft landing test completed

Jul 24, 2014 10:29 am

SpaceX completes successful landing test for Falcon 9 main rocket in Atlantic Ocean

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UAE wants to send unmanned spacecraft to Mars

Jul 17, 2014 2:02 pm

The UAE plans to send a space probe to the surface of Mars to show that it can make scientific contributions to the world

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Mars geological maps contains 30 years worth of data

Jul 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Mars geological map shows the entire surface of the planet along with impact craters and more

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ESA Rosetta probe target identified as a binary comet

Jul 16, 2014 2:05 pm

ESA Rosetta probe's comet target is quite different than scientists expected creating questions for the mission only weeks away from rendezvous

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Orbital Sciences Cygnus spacecraft heads to ISS with supplies

Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm

Orbital Sciences successfully sent its Cygnus spacecraft to link up with the ISS with supplies for the crew

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NASA predicts 100m planets in our galaxy could host life

Jul 15, 2014 2:00 pm

NASA outlines roadmap it will follow in quest to find extraterrestrial life in our galaxy, predicts discovery in 20 years

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Early plans suggest Scotland as new home of commercial spaceports

Jul 14, 2014 8:08 pm

If Scotland claims independence from the United Kingdom, a government spokesperson said, the country could thrive as a commercial home for space industry

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SpaceX to try to launch Falcon 9 rocket for the fourth time

Jul 14, 2014 3:06 pm

SpaceX to try to launch cargo a fourth time after months of delays, plans to try and save rocket first stage

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Hubble telescope detects mysterious deficit of light in the Universe

Jul 12, 2014 12:06 am

According to a new report, 80 percent of ultraviolet light in the known Universe is missing and just does not add up

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ISEE-3 suffers thruster failure dashing hopes for new mission

Jul 11, 2014 12:00 pm

ISEE-3 satellite suffers thruster failure leaving controllers unable to place it into the correct orbit

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NASA 3D prints a model of light-year-long Eta Carinae nebula

Jul 9, 2014 6:36 pm

Researchers have taken created a model of a nebula over 7000 light years away, which emerged from the 19th century's Great Eruption

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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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