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ROSAT Satellite Could Plunge To Earth By Halloween
2011-10-18 04:00:22

Less than a month after one defunct satellite plummeted back to Earth, it appears as though a second is on its way, and the debris could reach our planet's surface by the end of the month.

Is Another Disabled Satellite Headed for Earth
2011-09-26 04:16:56

A second satellite is reportedly headed for Earth and should re-enter our planet's atmosphere sometime next month.

2011-05-11 15:00:00

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program will showcase its science and education efforts to journalists on June 8 at NASA's Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif.

2011-05-11 14:00:00

COLUMBIA, Md., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) program has selected six middle and high school science teachers to fly onboard the observatory aircraft during research flights in May and June 2011.

2011-05-10 11:00:00

NASA has selected six teachers to work with scientists aboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) during research flights in May and June.

2011-04-07 10:20:00

The Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, completed its first science flight Wednesday, April 6, using the German Receiver for Astronomy at Terahertz Frequencies (GREAT) scientific instrument.

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2011-03-17 06:48:23

Following the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March, satellite imagery has been vital in providing a clear picture of the extent of devastation to aid the relief effort now underway.

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2011-03-10 11:37:25

There is an old chestnut about a pedestrian who once asked a virtuoso violinist near Carnegie Hall how to get to the famed concert venue -- the virtuoso's answer: practice!

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2011-01-03 11:15:00

On Monday, Germany's aerospace center denied that it is working with the US on a $270 million high-tech secret spy program.


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