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Space News Archive - September 23, 2009

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Scientists adapt a weather research and forecasting tool to model global weather on the Earth, Mars and beyond.

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New, three-dimensional imaging of Martian north-polar ice layers by a radar instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is consistent with theoretical models of Martian climate swings during the past few million years.

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The Indian launcher Polar Space Launch Vehicle took off at 8:22 am - Swiss time.

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For the fifth time, ESA hosted this month the one-week CEMS kick-off seminar for students from leading European management schools to learn about technology transfer and what it takes to turn space technology breakthroughs into viable non-space businesses.

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The European Space Agency says astronaut Frank De Winne has tested a wearable computer system while changing an International Space Station filter.

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A plant that lives along muddy waterways in Asia has inspired a NASA team to develop a special coating to prevent dirt and even bacteria from sticking to and contaminating the surfaces of spaceflight gear.

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India announced Wednesday the launch of seven satellites in a single day.

STOCKHOLM, September 23 /PRNewswire/ -- New approaches are needed to help humanity deal with climate change and other global environmental threats that lie ahead in the 21st century.

NASA has selected nine scientific teams to work on future high-altitude balloon and sounding rocket payloads.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will host a media teleconference at noon PDT on Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss new research results from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.