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capturing an asteroid
2013-04-06 07:40:12

NASA is reportedly planning to capture a small asteroid with a robotic spacecraft, and then move the space rock closer to Earth so that astronauts could travel there, analyze it and return home with samples.

2012-01-10 07:14:23

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the ownership of early space exploration mementos and artifacts.

2010-01-26 07:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Give that special someone some SPACE this Valentine's Day with a membership to a unique society - the Astronaut Autograph Club (AAC).

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2009-07-17 14:25:00

Forty years ago, Apollo astronauts set out on a daring adventure to explore the Moon. They ended up discovering their own planet.

2009-05-21 05:30:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- You may never fly in space, but a new club is offering "space geeks" everywhere the opportunity to own items that have.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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