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It all started in the 1940s when the US sent the first living organisms into space: fruit flies. Since then, everything from mice to cats to dogs to monkeys have gone into space. Even fish have been introduced to the effects of space in the 1970s.
Twenty years ago, the United States relationship with Japan showed just how restored it was since the second world war, as the two countries' space agencies launched a joint mission together.
After its quick journey through space, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV-3) docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday.
NASA Television coverage of the launch and arrival of an unpiloted cargo spacecraft to supply the International Space Station will begin at 8:15 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 20.
NASA's TRMM satellite revealed that Tropical Storm Daniel's most concentrated rainfall is occurring around the storm's center.
Tropical Storm Debby continues to be a big rainmaker in Florida and southern Georgia and NASA's TRMM satellite has measured those rainfall rates from space, showing where heavy rain has fallen.
Astronauts officially "splashed down" on Monday on a trip down to the bottom of the ocean to help them explore methods for future asteroid missions.
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
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