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2011-07-20 23:51:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, a Google Lunar X PRIZE contender, revealed today that internationally recognized planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern will be the Chief Scientist and Mission Architect for the company.

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2009-12-01 06:50:00

Using more advanced analytical instruments now available, a Johnson Space Center research team has reexamined the 1996 finding that a meteorite contains strong evidence that life may have existed on ancient Mars.

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2008-11-13 15:55:11

NASA has concluded nearly two weeks of testing equipment and lunar rover concepts on Hawaii's volcanic soil.

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2007-01-03 09:55:00

NASA is returning to the Moon, but first NASA engineers would like to test designs for lunar landers and rovers on genuine lunar soil. Just one problem: There's not enough real moondust to go around. So scientists are making some "true fakes."


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