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2010-09-30 08:05:02

On Wednesday, navigators and mission controllers for NASA's EPOXI mission watched their computer screens their spacecraft successfully performed its 20th trajectory correction maneuver.

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2010-09-08 14:20:35

On Sunday, Sept 5, NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft beamed down the first of more than 64,000 images it's expected to take of Comet Hartley 2.

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2010-06-29 09:50:00

NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft flew past Earth Sunday, as planned, and is now on its way to its appointment with comet Hartley 2 this fall.

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2010-06-25 15:46:05

NASA's Deep Impact/EPOXI spacecraft will fly past Earth this Sunday (June 27).

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2010-05-31 07:05:00

NASA's Deep Impact/Epoxi spacecraft has successfully performed a trajectory correction maneuver to refine its orbit prior to an upcoming Earth flyby June 27.

2010-02-18 12:09:00

DENVER, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Stardust-NExT (New Exploration of Tempel) spacecraft fired its engines for 22 minutes 53 seconds on Feb. 17 to purposely delay its arrival at comet Tempel 1 by 8 hours 21 minutes.

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2010-01-06 09:45:49

In two new videos from NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft, bright flashes of light known as sun glints act as beacons signaling large bodies of water on Earth.

2009-09-29 07:38:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) played a critical role in the design and engineering of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument which helped NASA confirm the existence of water molecules on the lunar surface.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.