Space News Archive - December 09, 2008


Next October, China and Russia plan to work together to launch two satellite probes to photograph Mars and one of its small moons.


The world-renowned trial of former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak has been approved to continue after an appeals court readmitted evidence from a police search of her car.


MESSENGER completed the second part of a two-part deep-space maneuver today, providing the remaining 10% velocity change needed to place the probe on course to fly by Mercury for the third time in September 2009.


NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting another star.

Word of the Day
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.