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Ranger 7 moon image
2014-07-31 12:59:54

In the early days of lunar exploration, no one knew what the surface of the moon was really like. On July 31, 1964, NASA obtained the first close-up photographs of the moon from Ranger 7, a spacecraft that made a historic impact that day.

Manned Moon Mission A No Go, Says NASA's Charles Bolden
2013-04-09 07:04:40

We are less than a week away from the third anniversary of President Barack Obama’s Kennedy Space Center speech where he announced ambitious goals to launch a human mission to an asteroid in 2025 and to further work toward a manned Mars mission.

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2009-09-23 11:10:00

India announced Wednesday the launch of seven satellites in a single day.

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2009-06-18 17:30:00

NASA launched two probes into space on Thursday in a landmark mission to search for water sources and potential landing sites on the Moon.

2005-08-15 22:35:00

China plans to launch its first unmanned lunar flight by 2007 in a three-phase mission that aims to bring back rock samples, state media said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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