Space News Archive - April 06, 2010
As our telescopes grow more powerful, astronomers are uncovering objects that defy conventional wisdom.
A timeline of the most critical events around the launch of ESA's CryoSat-2 satellite, scheduled for 15:57 CEST on Thursday, April 8, 2010.
Assembly has begun on NASA's Juno spacecraft, which will help scientists understand the origin and evolution of Jupiter.
NASA has signed a $335 million modification to the current International Space Station contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency for crew transportation, rescue and related services in 2013 and 2014.
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