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NASA, US Air Force Need More Robust Spaceflight Processors
2013-05-16 14:00:22

NASA and the US Air Force Research Laboratory said they are looking for four companies to research and develop high-performance spaceflight computing capabilities.

Curiosity Rover Makes Second Drill In Martian Rock
2013-05-10 11:37:22

After a month without contact with their rover, the Mars Curiosity team has selected their next target for drilling: a flat rock called Cumberland.

NASA Curiosity Rover Receives Prestigious Awards
2013-05-10 07:52:58

Two prominent aerospace industry organizations are recognizing the contributions of NASA, especially the achievements of the team that landed NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars in August, with coveted awards.

Wind, Not Water Formed Mount Sharp Within Mars' Gale Crater
2013-05-06 16:00:37

Scientists at Princeton University and the California Institute of Technology believe that Mount Sharp on Mars was formed by wind, not water.

Communication Blackout Caused By Sun Put Opportunity Into Standby Mode
2013-04-30 18:25:35

NASA said its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity placed itself in standby mode during April when the sun was blocking out communication with the Red Planet and Earth.

National Air And Space Museum Trophy Won By Curiosity Team
2013-04-25 14:50:45

The team in charge of successfully landing NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., received the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's highest group honor


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.