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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.