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‘Crater wall on lunar surface holds ice’


August 30th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Small patches of ice make up five to 10 percent of material in walls of the permanently shadowed Shackleton crater, located near the lunar south pole, ... Read more...

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NASA completes `brain transplant’ on Curiosity rover


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has announced that it has completed "brain transplant" on Mars rover Curiosity.As its main and backup computers ... Read more...

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First Mercury mission to reveal mysterious planet’s secrets


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): As NASA's Messenger spacecraft readies itself for entering the orbit of Mercury on March 17, everyone is waiting with bated breaths to see what secrets it reveals about ... Read more...

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Now, software that enables everyone to explore the Sun


December 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): ESA has developed a new software that makes the entire library of images from the SOHO solar and heliospheric observatory available online to everyone, everywhere at anytime.JHelioviewer ... Read more...

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Frozen piles of CO2 on Mars may trigger avalanches


October 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed that mysterious gullies are forming on Mars as a result of frozen carbon dioxide that's piling up on Martian dunes.The ... Read more...

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Fermi makes ’shocking’ discovery of gamma rays coming from a nova


August 13th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): For the first time, astronomers using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected gamma-rays from a nova- a finding that stunned observers and theorists alike.The discovery overturns ... Read more...

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NASAs Fermi Telescope obtains best ever view of gamma rays in space


March 12th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Astronomers have developed a new map combining nearly three months of data from NASAs Fermi Telescope to obtain the best-ever view of gamma rays in space.To Fermis ... Read more...

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Pluto has upside-down atmosphere


March 7th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has found that Pluto has an upside-down atmosphere compared with Earth, with temperatures rising, rather than dropping, with altitude on the dwarf planet.According to ... Read more...

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NASA orbiter reveals rock fracture plumbing on Mars


September 26th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed hundreds of small fractures exposed on the Martian surface that billions of years ago directed flows of water through underground Martian ... Read more...

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NASA satellites shed new light on link between clouds, pollution and rainfall


May 28th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Scientists have used data from instruments in a constellation of NASA satellites to see deep inside clouds, which would help to shed new light on the link ... Read more...

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US spacecraft finds Mars colder than expected


May 16th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, May 16 (Xinhua) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced that the crust and upper mantle of Mars are stiffer and colder than previously thought. The new observations from ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft to explore Suns corona for first time in 2015


May 6th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by admin
London, May 6 (ANI): A report in New Scientist has said that a NASA spacecraft set to launch in 2015 will come eight times closer to the Sun than any previous ... Read more...

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