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2012-08-30 17:32:54

Following the success of its Hayabusa mission, the Japanese space agency JAXA is shooting for another asteroid in 2018.

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2012-08-28 18:15:36

The European Space Agency has equipped the Proba-2 with a tiny camera, no larger than an espresso cup, to capture images of Hurricane Isaac as it bears down towards Louisiana.

Morpheus Lunar Lander
2012-08-10 08:46:59

NASA prototype lunar lander Morpheus experienced a malfunction this week during testing, leading the future spacecraft to crash and burn.

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2012-08-07 12:18:20

If you were one of the millions watching the livestream and television coverage of the successful Curiosity Mars lander, you may have noticed one strange looking gentleman standing out among the others, the one with a mohawk.

Mars Express Ready For Sunday's Main Event
2012-08-04 04:23:33

Mars Express has adjusted its sites, and is targeting the spot for Curiosity's landing this Sunday night. The spacecraft will also assist in monitoring the delivery of Curiosity to the Red Planet in its "seven minutes of terror" descent.

Curiosity's Sky Crane Has A Big Job
2012-08-01 15:05:47

On August 5th at 10:31 p.m. Pacific Time, NASA will gently deposit their new, 2000-pound Curiosity rover on the surface of Mars, wheels-first and ready to roll.

Mars Express Supporting NASA During 'Seven Minutes Of Terror' Mars Landing
2012-07-25 14:02:21

One of the most complicated landings ever performed on Mars will be taking place 354-million-miles away on August 5 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and it will be supported by the European Space Agency's Mars Express.

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2012-07-16 19:59:08

NASA's newest member to the Mars rover family is nearing the end of its journey through space, but its hurdles are all but over.

WSU Astrobiologist Proposes Fleet Of Probes To Seek Life On Mars
2012-04-23 13:05:04

Sensors would punch into soil, run range of tests


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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