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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

2012-03-20 02:33:38

Wolfgang Fink of the University of Arizona department of electrical and computer engineering has developed an autonomous robotic lake lander that could be used to explore this planet and others.

Lunar Lander Thrusters Go Through Testing
2012-03-06 05:04:43

Europe’s ambition of touching down at the Moon’s south pole by 2018 has been boosted by recent test firings of the craft’s thrusters. The robot lander will prove new techniques for sending humans to the Moon and assess lunar hazards.

Rosetta: Mission To Land On A Comet
2012-02-04 04:06:19

Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft is en route to intercept a comet– and to make history. In 2014, Rosetta will enter orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenkoand land a probe on it, two firsts.

2012-01-27 08:00:00

Local father and psychologist Lane Weinberg directs suicide prevention/anti-bullying efforts after student reveals high school incident and Christmas Eve suicide attempt. Lander,

NASA Says Life On Venus Claim Is False
2012-01-25 10:22:06

Just days after Russian scientist Leonid Ksanfomaliti claimed to have found life on Venus, NASA has debunked the new myth.

Robotic Lander Prototype Reaches New Heights
2011-11-22 11:43:18

NASA successfully completed the final flight in a series of tests of a new robotic lander prototype at the Redstone Test Center’s propulsion test facility on the U.S. Army Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala.


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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