Space News Archive - March 24, 2011
A NASA technology originally developed for plant growth experiments on space shuttle missions has successfully reduced the painful side effects resulting from chemotherapy and radiation treatment in bone marrow and stem cell transplant patients.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participated in an event Thursday to highlight the contributions of small businesses to the agency's mission and the national economy at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
After eight weeks of exercises and classroom activities, 4000 children from more than 25 cities worldwide are about to conclude their â€˜Mission X: Train Like an Astronautâ€™ challenge that promotes healthy nutrition and regular exercise.
Pattern of X-ray 'stripes' in supernova remnant could explain how cosmic rays are produced.
X-ray observations made by the Suzaku observatory provide the clearest picture to date of the size, mass and chemical content of a nearby cluster of galaxies.
ESAâ€™s Integral gamma-ray observatory has spotted extremely hot matter just a millisecond before it plunges into the oblivion of a black hole, but is it really doomed?
Fourth-grade students in the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) in Texas have completed six weeks of a NASA health and fitness challenge known as "Mission X: Train Like an Astronaut".
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