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Former JPL Director Bruce C. Murray Dies After A Long Illness At The Age Of 81
2013-08-30 06:59:54

Murray was at the helm of JPL from 1976 to 1982, during a very busy time for planetary exploration - when the Viking spacecraft landed on Mars, and Voyager 1 and 2 were launched and flew by Jupiter and Saturn.

2012-08-01 08:35:14

SIT IN A SPACE SHIP, TOUCH A PIECE OF MARS, AND MEET BILL NYE THE SCIENCE GUY®, STAR TREK’S ROBERT PICARDO, NASA SCIENTISTS, MARS EXPERTS AND MORE

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2008-08-01 05:30:00

The long-held fancy of sailing among the stars could soon become reality with one solar sail mission on the drawing board and another already on the launching pad, slated to blast off this summer.

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2006-11-01 03:30:00

One day, humans will land on Mars, and when they do, a message will be waiting for them.

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2005-06-23 21:53:29

Officials in charge of the Russian rocket that failed during launch of the Cosmos 1 solar sail spacecraft believe that the booster's stages never separated, the project director said in a statement.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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