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Space News Archive - February 04, 2010

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NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries.

NASA will shed light on plant investigations aboard the International Space Station in a briefing at noon EST, Friday, Feb 5.

NASA has exercised a second one-year option with Bastion Technologies Inc of Houston for continued services in support of the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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Europe’s series of Meteosat satellites has been improving the accuracy of weather forecasts for over 30 years.

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When astrophysicist Julian Borrill came to Berkeley Lab’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) in 1997, his first project was designing computational tools for future CMB experiments, a toolbox capable of handling an expected flood of cosmic data.

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Hubble shows that the beautiful spirals galaxies of the modern Universe were the ugly ducklings of six billion years ago.

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NASA has released the most detailed and dramatic images ever taken of the distant dwarf planet Pluto.

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Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies.

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The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30.

A $32 million University of Colorado at Boulder instrument package set for launch Feb. 9 by NASA should help scientists better understand the violent effects of the sun on near-Earth space weather that can affect satellites, power grids, ground communications systems and even astronauts and aircraft crews.

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