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Salty pools may exist on Mars


March 25th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Lander has shown the presence of perchlorate salts in Martian soil, which can keep water liquid at temperatures of minus 70 degrees Celsius, leading scientists ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars rover Opportunity catches first glimpse of distant destination


March 19th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): The panoramic camera on NASAs Mars rover Opportunity has caught a first glimpse on the horizon of the uplifted rim of the big crater that has been ... Read more...

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NASAs Cassini spacecraft successfully swaps thrusters


March 13th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): The Cassini spacecraft has relayed information that it had successfully swapped to a backup set of propulsion thrusters late on March 11.The swap was performed because of ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Odyssey orbiter reboots successfully


March 12th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): NASAs Mars Odyssey orbiter has rebooted successfully, following commands to shut down and restart, a strategy by its engineers to clear any memory flaws accumulated in more ... Read more...

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NASAs Ares I rocket first stage igniter successfully tested


March 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11 (ANI): NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor.The March 10 test paves ... Read more...

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NASAs Kepler mission blasts off in search of Earth-like planets


March 7th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission, which would search other Earth-like planets, has been successfully launched into space from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, US, aboard a United Launch ... 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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NASAs Kepler mission to search for Earth-sized planets


March 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): NASAs Kepler mission, which is all set to launch on March 6, will take a long look at the stars in the constellation Cygnus, searching for an ... Read more...

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Newfound moon may be source of Saturns G ring


March 4th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): NASAs Cassini spacecraft has found within Saturns G ring an embedded moonlet that appears as a faint, moving pinprick of light, which scientists believe is the main ... Read more...

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Scientists find oldest isolated pulsar ever


February 27th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): With the help of NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory, scientists have found the oldest isolated pulsar ever detected in X-rays.The pulsar, PSR J0108-1431 (J0108 for short), which is ... Read more...

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NASA telescope sees most extreme gamma-ray blast yet


February 20th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): NASAs Fermi Telescope has detected the most extreme gamma-ray blast in history, which has been seen in high resolution.The blast had the greatest total energy, the fastest ... 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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NASAs Phoenix may have detected first signs of liquid water on Mars


February 18th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, NASAs Phoenix Lander may have captured the first images of liquid water on Mars, droplets that apparently splashed onto the spacecrafts ... Read more...

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NASA plans to reduce sonic booms to distant rumbles in jets


February 11th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): If NASA has its way, the sonic booms coming out of jets might be reduced to distant rumbles.According to a report in New Scientist, quieter supersonic ... 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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Polyimide Foam named NASA commercial invention of 2007


December 20th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Polyimide foam, which is a multi-use foam that insulates for sound, heat and cold with aerospace and down to Earth applications, has been named as the NASA ... Read more...

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Ganymede plays peek-a-boo with Jupiter!


December 19th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): NASAs Hubble Space Telescope has caught Jupiter''s moon Ganymede playing a game of peek-a-boo with the gaseous giant, as it can be seen ducking behind Jupiter, only ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan-1 inaugurates 3-D imaging of the moon


December 18th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): An instrument aboard Indian Space Research Organizations (ISROs) Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft has inaugurated 3-D imaging of the moon, revealing new information about the lunar surface.Known as the Moon ... Read more...

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Stars in Tarantula Nebula carve out super bubbles


December 12th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): NASAs Chandra X-Ray Observatory has detected a massive number of stars in the Tarantula Nebula, which are producing intense radiation and searing winds of multimillion-degree gas that ... Read more...

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NASA study to determine when pilots become mentally overloaded


November 27th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): NASA is investigating the best methods for monitoring brain activity as part of a study designed to help airplane pilots realize when they are operating under dangerous ... Read more...

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Hubble solves puzzle about loner starburst galaxy


November 21st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Astronomers, using NASAs Hubble space telescope, have resolved a long standing puzzle about why a small, nearby, isolated galaxy is pumping out new stars faster than any ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft detects buried glaciers on Mars


November 21st, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): NASAs Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has detected vast Martian glaciers of water ice buried under protective blankets of rocky debris at much lower latitudes than any ice previously ... Read more...

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Evidence suggests oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars


November 18th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): An international team of scientists has uncovered evidence that supports the idea that oceans once covered about a third of ancient Mars.The scientists found the evidence ... Read more...

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Mars rover Spirit recovering after hazardous dust storm


November 15th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Mars rover Spirit is still working and is slowly recharging its batteries after a weekend dust storm that caused the crafts power levels ... Read more...

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NASAs Cassini probe discovers mysterious new aurora on Saturn


November 13th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): An infrared camera aboard NASAs Cassini spacecraft has discovered a unique aurora lighting up Saturns polar cap, which is unlike any other known in our solar system.Aurorae ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Phoenix Lander in Hospice mode


November 6th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): The life of Mars Phoenix Lander is literally hanging by a thread, with the solar-powered probe running out of sunlight, a condition that is being described by ... Read more...

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Cassini probe might find life on Saturn moon


November 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the Cassini probe may have already collected data that could reveal the presence of life on Saturns moon Enceladus, in the ... Read more...

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Venus Express searches for life on Earth


October 11th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 11 (ANI): In a surprising move, scientists are using ESAs (European Space Agencys) Venus Express to observe the Earths habitability, which might be helpful to search for life on ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix sees snow falling from Martian clouds


September 30th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): In a discovery that is nothing less than astonishing, NASAs Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds.A laser instrument designed to gather knowledge of ... Read more...

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Mars iron may be used to build future bases on the Red Planet


September 29th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): The rover Opportunity has found elemental iron - a key ingredient of steel - peppered across the Martian surface as a result of collisions with iron-rich meteorites, ... Read more...

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NASAs Phoenix Scout Lander looks for water on Mars


September 27th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 27 (ANI): NASAs Phoenix Scout Lander, which reached Mars on May 25 this year, is using the thermal and electrical conductivity probe to look for evidence of water on ... 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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Astronomers identify one of the nearest supernovae in the last 25 years


September 26th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, September 26 (ANI): Using a web of telescopes, astronomers have identified one of the nearest supernovae in the last 25 years, a decade after it exploded.This result was made possible ... Read more...

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Solar wind output at a 50 year low, indicates new data


September 24th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Data from the Ulysses spacecraft, a joint NASA-European Space Agency mission, has shown that the sun has reduced its output of solar wind to the lowest levels ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Rover to head for much bigger crater


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Plans are all set for NASAs Mars Rover Opportunity to head towards a crater more than 20 times larger than the current crater in which it was ... Read more...

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