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Global Exploration Roadmap
2013-09-11 07:31:57

Space exploration has always created benefits for humankind -- from new technologies and discoveries, to deepening international relationships and inspiring young people to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

2013-09-10 10:19:30

Several NASA officials will update media Wednesday, Sept. 11, about the agency's progress on a proposed mission to find, capture, redirect and visit a near-Earth asteroid.

Close To One Hundred Ideas Selected For Possible NASA Asteroid Missions
2013-09-04 13:25:34

NASA has selected 96 asteroid initiative ideas about how to protect Earth from asteroids and find a space rock for humans to explore. The list was dwindled down from more than 400 submissions the space agency received since June.

NASA Getting Ready To Crash A Chopper - On Purpose
2013-08-27 05:02:25

NASA is gearing up for a new experiment where it plans to crash a former Marine helicopter in order to learn a bit more about how the aircraft crash lands.

NASA Reveals New Images, Video Of Asteroid Redirect Mission
2013-08-23 07:30:04

NASA has released a new animation along with new photos of the space agency's proposed asteroid redirect mission, which will attempt to identify, approach, capture and redirect an asteroid in space.

2013-08-22 10:41:37

NASA has selected Universities Space Research Association (USRA) of Columbia, Md., to support research and technology efforts at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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