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New Mars discoveries advance case for possible life...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present.
By ceres on 2018-06-07 18:37 UTC
NASA news conference: When is NASA's major Mars Curiosity Rover announcement?...
NASA is expected to unveil a monumental Mars Curiosity Rover discovery this afternoon and the world's scientific community is on edge. But what time will the US space agency's press announcement be held today? The exact details of the conference are under embargo but many speculate the rover may
By ceres on 2018-06-07 15:00 UTC
What Has NASA's Curiosity Found on Mars? We'll Find Out Thursday...
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has apparently found something intriguing on Mars and the space agency will unveil the discovery to the public in a live webcast Thursday (June 7).
By ceres on 2018-06-05 00:08 UTC
NASA Will Launch a Probe to Study the Solar System's Protective Bubble in 2024...
A newly selected NASA mission should help scientists better understand the bubble that surrounds the solar system, agency officials said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-03 14:41 UTC
NASA's 'Impossible' Space Engine Tested—Here Are the Results...
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The first independent tests of the EmDrive suggest there's a mundane explanation for the wildly controversial device.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-23 04:52 UTC
TESS snaps image of the stars as it swings by the moon en route to its final orbit...
TESS, NASA's next-generation planet hunter, snapped a picture of the stars as it swung within 5,000 miles of the moon on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-18 20:32 UTC
NASA advisers say SpaceX rocket technology could put lives at risk...
When Elon Musk and his team at SpaceX were looking to make their Falcon 9 rocket even more powerful, they came up with a creative idea — keep the propellant at super-cold temperatures to shrink its size, allowing them to pack more of it into the tan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-06 01:46 UTC
NASA's TESS spacecraft launches to begin its exoplanet search...
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After reaching its orbit in about two months, the telescope will start scanning nearby stars telltale dips in light that signal a passing planet.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 05:54 UTC
SpaceX postpones launch of NASA's planet-hunter spacecraft...
SpaceX postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission Monday in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company said.
By ceres on 2018-04-17 00:00 UTC
NASA video flies you above the moon in 4K...
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NASA wants to fly you to the moon in 4K. The space agency just released a new video showing off high-resolution imagery gathered by its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, tasked with exploring the moon from above. The five-minute video shows off various sites
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-10 17:18 UTC
"Out-of-this-World" --NASA Ion-Powered Spacecraft Could Streak Through Milky Way At More Than 200,000 MPH...
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible," said sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. A one-way trip to Mars using conventional chemical rockets could take up to nine months. It's...
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:51 UTC
NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope to 2020...
The launch of NASA's next great space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, to no earlier than May 2020, nearly a year later than previously planned, the space agency announced Tuesday (March 27).
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-27 17:42 UTC
US-Russian crew blasts off for International Space Station...
A rocket carrying two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station has blasted off successfully from a launch facility in Kazakhstan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-21 23:50 UTC
NASA Lifts Ban On Radioactive Batteries Powered By Plutonium For Mission Proposals...
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NASA has relaxed its policies against the use of radioisotope thermoelectric generators for future space missions. Now, scientists may be able to submit proposals to the Discovery program, even if they involve using plutonium-238.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-20 16:07 UTC
NASA's huge planet-hunting space telescope likely delayed again...
The James Webb Space Telescope, currently slated for launch in 2019, is facing technical difficulties and budget overruns that might push back its launch date
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:33 UTC
Trump's NASA Budget Would Cancel Space Telescope & 5 Earth Science Missions...
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The Trump administration's budget request for fiscal year 2019 calls for work on a major NASA space observatory and five Earth-science missions to be canceled. NASA's Office of Education would also be terminated.
By ceres on 2018-02-13 06:20 UTC
NASA just tested the tiny nuclear reactor it could use for a Martian colony...
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NASA is hoping they won't have to rely on solar power when they send a manned mission to Mars. The Kilopower project is a small nuclear reactor that could be loaded onto a spacecraft and sent to the red planet.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-21 05:56 UTC
NASA Detects Artificial Barrier Around Earth, A Shield That Protects Planet From Solar Flares...
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NASA (National Space and Aeronautics Administration) has detected an artificial barrier a protective belt, as it were encircling the Earth in a defensive shield, scientists say. The ...
By ceres on 2017-05-21 22:14 UTC
NASA identifies two moons in our solar system that could contain life...
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NASA has new evidence that the most likely places to find life beyond Earth are Jupiter's moon Europa or Saturn's moon Enceladus. In terms of potential habitability, Enceladus particularly has almost all of the key ingredients for life as we know
By ceres on 2017-04-13 19:07 UTC
Nasa announce one of Saturn's moons could support alien life in our solar system...
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There might be alien life in our own solar system, Nasa has announced. All of the necessary things to support life have been found on another icy world inside our own neighbourhood.
By ceres on 2017-04-13 19:07 UTC

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