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Space News Archive - February 26, 2010

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NASA's Space Shuttle Program conducted the final test firing of a reusable solid rocket motor Feb 25 in Promontory, Utah.

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On March 3, 2010 Mars Express will make its closest ever approach to Phobos, the larger of the two Martian moons.

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Rsearch provides the first constraint on the age of cometary material from a known comet.

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NASA and the Italian Space Agency announced a new use for an existing Multi Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) known as "Leonardo."

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NASA has selected seven scientists as recipients of Carl Sagan Postdoctoral Fellowships in exoplanet exploration for 2010.

Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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