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Space News Archive - May 25, 2011

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NASA said on Tuesday that it is calling it quits on trying to revive its Mars rover Spirit.

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NASA's Kepler spacecraft is proving itself to be a prolific planet hunter.

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NASA said on Tuesday that a new spacecraft to take humans into deep space will be based on designs of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.

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Officials said Tuesday that work to prepare NASA's new Mars rover for launch has been halted to allow safety reviews after a crane operations accident at the Kennedy Space Center.

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F-104 jet fighters just like the ones astronauts trained in for decades will become a more regular part of the skyscape above NASA's Kennedy Space Center as a private company expands its fleet of jets with plans to conduct more research flights, launch very small satellites into space and even take paying passengers into the stratosphere.

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A Monash student has made a breakthrough in the field of astrophysics, discovering what has until now been described as the Universe’s ‘missing mass’.

NASA Chief Technologist Bobby Braun will present a lecture titled "Investments in our Future: Exploring Space through Innovation and Technology" on Wednesday, May 25, at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Researchers at the University of Warwick have found a unique feuding double white dwarf star system where each star appears to have been stripped down to just its helium.

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An extraordinarily bright isolated star has been found in a nearby galaxy — the star is three million times brighter than the Sun.

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Early results from dramatically upgraded telescope show breadth of scientific impact.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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