Space News Archive - September 19, 2007
Cleanliness is not just the dirt one can see. Itâ€™s also a matter of bacteria and parasites. Thatâ€™s why -- even though there is no floor -- there is no five second rule on the space station.
Key components of a new approach to discover life on Mars were successfully launched into space Friday, September 14 as part of a twelve-day, low-Earth orbit experiment to assess their survivability in the space radiation environment - a prelude for future journeys to Mars.
A fiery meteorite crashed into southern Peru over the weekend, experts confirmed on Wednesday. But they were still puzzling over claims that it gave off fumes that sickened 200 people.
NASA has capped funding for a remote sensor being developed by Los Alamos National Laboratory for the Mars Science Laboratory rover.