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Image 1 - NASA Ready For November Launch Of Mars Science Laboratory Mission
2011-11-11 04:17:57

NASA's most advanced mobile robotic laboratory, which will examine one of the most intriguing areas on Mars, is in final preparations for a launch from Florida's Space Coast at 10:25 a.m. EST (7:25 a.m. PST) on Nov. 25.

2011-11-09 04:26:22

NASA will hold a media briefing at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 10, to discuss the upcoming launch of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL), the largest and most capable rover to be sent to another planet.

Mars Rover Curiosity Arrives At Space Launch Complex
2011-11-04 05:09:31

NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover was moved from NASA Kennedy Space Center to Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Thursday morning in preparation for lift-off

Video Documents Mars Rover's Three-Year Trek
2011-10-11 04:04:12

While NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity was traveling from Victoria crater to Endeavour crater, between September 2008 and August 2011, the rover team took an end-of-drive image on each Martian day that included a drive.

Mars Rovers Named A Popular Mechanics 'Breakthrough'
2011-10-03 14:54:13

More than seven years after completing their three-month prime missions on opposite sides of Mars, NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity have been selected for lifetime achievement award honors as part of the Breakthrough Awards presented by Popular Mechanics magazine.

JPL Participates In Space-Themed Corn Maze
2011-09-29 03:59:42

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is joining forces with Utah's original corn maze, Cornbelly's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest, for a kickoff celebration on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

150 Twitter Users To Be Invited To Mars Rover Launch
2011-09-29 03:55:59

NASA will host a two-day launch Tweetup for 150 of its Twitter followers on Nov. 23 and 25 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.