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coronal mass ejection
2014-10-17 11:00:02

NASA's IRIS mission has provided scientists with five new findings into how the sun’s atmosphere, or corona, is heated far hotter than its surface, what causes the sun’s constant outflow of particles called the solar wind, and what mechanisms accelerate particles that power solar flares.

2014-10-06 16:21:22

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2014-09-17 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships.

Mars 2020 rover instruments 2
2014-08-01 03:00:06

The next rover NASA will send to Mars in 2020 will carry seven carefully-selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet.

2014-06-02 12:22:31

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sumara Thompson-King is NASA's new general counsel.

Human Path to Mars Detailed In NASA Exploration Forum
2014-04-30 03:59:03

NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s. In an Exploration Forum at NASA Headquarters in Washington on April 29, 2014, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and officials from across the agency detailed NASA’s Human Path to Mars.

2014-04-23 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s.

NASA Software Brought Down To Earth With New Catalog
2014-04-07 12:46:29

From the rudimentary but effective Apollo Guidance and Navigation System that landed the first humans on the lunar landscape to the code used to manage robotic missions to explore other planets, software has always been at the core of NASA’s mission successes.

2014-04-04 16:20:21

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is making available to the public, at no cost, more than 1,000 codes with its release on Thursday, April 10 of a new online software

2014-03-31 16:20:57

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen students from Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Himalayas will discuss their efforts to use satellite data and mapping technologies


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