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Rejuvenated Hubble captures images of eerie “pillar of creation” and “butterfly” nebula


September 10th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 10 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, which has been declared fully rejuvenated, has captured colorful, multi-wavelength pictures of far-flung galaxies, a densely packed star cluster, an eerie "pillar of ... Read more...

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India’s Chandrayaan-1 and NASA join hands to search for water on the moon


August 26th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A joint collaboration between India's Chandrayaan-1 and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which are orbiting the moon, could turn up evidence for valuable lunar water.Some scientists suspect ... Read more...

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NASA successfully tests eco-friendly rocket propellant


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, have successfully launched a small rocket using an environmentally-friendly, safe propellant comprised of aluminum powder and water ... Read more...

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NASA gives nod for space shuttle Discovery’s launch on August 25


August 20th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 20 (ANI): NASA has given its approval for the launch of space shuttle Discovery on August 25, after a two-day review of the spacecraft's readiness for flight.Discovery's launch date was ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler space telescope detects atmosphere of known giant gas planet


August 10th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 10 (ANI): NASA's new exoplanet-hunting Kepler space telescope has detected the atmosphere of a known giant gas planet.The find is based on a relatively short 10 days of test data ... Read more...

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NASA’s Spitzer sees the cosmos through ‘warm’ infrared eyes


August 6th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is starting a second career and taking its first shots of the cosmos since warming up.The infrared telescope ran out of coolant May 15, ... Read more...

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NASA to provide web updates on objects approaching Earth


July 31st, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is introducing a new Web site that will provide a centralized resource for information on near-Earth objects - those asteroids and comets that can ... Read more...

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Space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth on July 31


July 30th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven-member crew are scheduled to return to Earth on Friday, July 31, after a 16-day mission.There are two landing opportunities at NASA's Kennedy ... Read more...

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New system to help aircraft avoid ocean storms and turbulence


July 8th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): In a new research, NASA is funding the development of a prototype system to provide aircraft with updates about severe storms and turbulence as they fly across remote ... Read more...

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NASA releases new extensive digital topographic map of Earth


June 30th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): NASA, along with Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, known as METI, have released a new digital topographic map of Earth that covers more of our planet ... Read more...

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Hubble Servicing Mission 4 comes to an end with successful landing


May 25th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): The historic and successful Hubble Servicing Mission 4 - the fifth and final visit of the Space Shuttle to the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope - came to ... Read more...

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Asteroid bombardment not so cataclysmic


May 21st, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Astrobiologists at the University of Colorado’s Department of Geological Sciences say an intense asteroid bombardment nearly four billion years ago may not have been as cataclysmic as originally thought.A growing scientific consensus ... Read more...

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Nasa Study Shows Asteroids May Have Accelerated Life On Earth


May 21st, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by admin
WASHINGTON -- A NASA-funded study indicates that an intense asteroid bombardment nearly 4 billion years ago may not have sterilized the early Earth as completely as previously thought. The asteroids, ... Read more...

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NASA releases interactive 3-D views of International Space Station, new mars rover


May 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): NASA has released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of internal and external views of the International Space Station (ISS) and a model of the next Mars rover.NASA and ... Read more...

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NASA selects future projects to study Mars and Mercury


May 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): NASA has selected two science investigations that will aid in the interior examination of Mars and probe the tenuous atmosphere of Mercury.The projects, valued at approximately 38 million ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler mission begins hunt for planets like Earth


April 17th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): NASA's Kepler mission has taken its first images of the star-rich sky where it will soon begin hunting for planets like Earth.The new images show the mission's target ... Read more...

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NASAs Kepler mission to search for Earth-like planets


March 6th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission is all set to take off on March 6 from Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, in a mission that ... Read more...

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NASA delays launch date of space shuttle Discovery


February 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): NASA has delayed the launch date of its space shuttle Discovery, after a thorough review of the spacecrafts readiness for flight.The decision was taken by NASA managers ... Read more...

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NASA’s Kepler mission to begin quest to find planets hosting life


February 20th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) NASA's Kepler spacecraft is ready to begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host life. It is scheduled for blast-off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft all set to search for Earth-like worlds


February 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): NASAs Kepler spacecraft is all set to be moved to the launch pad and will soon begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host ... Read more...

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Solar eruptions could disrupt power grids, telecom by 2012


January 13th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Extreme solar eruptions could disrupt communications, power grids and other technology on earth by 2012.These eruptions are expected to increase in frequency and intensity towards the next solar ... Read more...

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New NASA balloon successfully flight-tested over Antarctica


January 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): NASA and the National Science Foundation have successfully launched and demonstrated a newly designed super pressure balloon prototype over Antarctica that may enable a new era of ... Read more...

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NASA study explains hazards of severe space weather for Earths technology


January 6th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): In a NASA-funded study, researchers at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington have detailed how extreme solar eruptions could severely affect for communications, power grids and ... Read more...

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Mars rovers near five years of science and discovery


December 30th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity are all set complete the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars in January 2009.While Spirit had landed safely on ... Read more...

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NASA delays unmanned Mars mission for two years


December 5th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 5 (RIA Novosti) The head of US space agency NASA has said the Mars Science Laboratory's (MSL) unmanned mission to the red planet will be delayed for two years until ... Read more...

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NASAs next mission to Mars rescheduled to 2011


December 5th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): NASAs next mission to the Red Planet, known as Mars Science Laboratory, has been rescheduled to launch two years later than previously planned, in the fall of ... Read more...

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NASA successfully tests first deep space Internet


November 19th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (Xinhua) US space agency NASA said it has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modelled on the Internet.NASA engineers used a special software called Disruption-Tolerant Networking or ... Read more...

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NASA announces naming contest for new Mars rover


November 19th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA, in cooperation with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures movie WALL-E from Pixar Animation Studios, has announced a naming contest for its car-sized Mars Science Laboratory rover ... Read more...

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First deep space Internet successfully tested by NASA


November 19th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modeled on the Internet, the first step in developing an interplanetary Internet. Working as part of a NASA-wide ... Read more...

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NASA declares Phoenix Mars lander dead


November 11th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (DPA) After months of dust storms and severe cold, NASA's Phoenix Mars lander has been declared dead by mission scientists, who celebrated the probe's success as the first to ... Read more...

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NASA satellite data to improve dust storm predictions


October 29th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists have said that NASA satellite data can improve forecasts of dust storms in the American Southwest in ways that can benefit public health managers. Led by investigators ... Read more...

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NASA selects robotic mission to study Mars atmosphere in 2013


September 16th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): NASA has selected a Mars robotic mission that will provide information about the Red Planets atmosphere, climate history and potential habitability in greater detail than ever before, ... Read more...

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NASAs new Carl Sagan fellowship to study extraterrestrial worlds


September 4th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): NASA has announced the new Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in Exoplanet Exploration, created to inspire the next generation of explorers seeking to learn more about planets, and ... Read more...

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NASA instrument to study matter in extreme environments of the universe


June 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): An instrument to study the matter in extreme environments of the universe has been given the green light from NASA Headquarters, Washington.Known as the High-Resolution Soft X-Ray ... Read more...

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Mars houses largest impact crater ever found in the solar system


June 26th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): New analysis of Mars terrain using NASA spacecraft observations has revealed what appears to be by far the largest impact crater ever found in the solar system.NASAs ... Read more...

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