Space News Archive - May 25, 2011
NASA said on Tuesday that it is calling it quits on trying to revive its Mars rover Spirit.
NASA's Kepler spacecraft is proving itself to be a prolific planet hunter.
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.
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.
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.
A Monash student has made a breakthrough in the field of astrophysics, discovering what has until now been described as the Universeâ€™s â€˜missing massâ€™.
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.
An extraordinarily bright isolated star has been found in a nearby galaxy â€” the star is three million times brighter than the Sun.
Early results from dramatically upgraded telescope show breadth of scientific impact.
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