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2011-06-28 11:00:00

NASA's new video series offers the public a fast and fun way to learn about scientific discoveries and facts about Earth, the solar system and beyond.

2011-02-04 11:10:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will score big on super SUN-day at 11 a.m. EST, Sunday, Feb.

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2010-12-10 12:40:00

A team of NASA-funded researchers has unveiled a new theory that contends planets gained the final portions of their mass from a limited number of large comet or asteroid impacts.

2010-12-09 17:49:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of NASA-funded researchers has unveiled a new theory that contends planets gained the final portions of their mass from a limited number of large comet or asteroid impacts more than 4.5 billion years ago.

2010-11-02 14:06:00

LAUREL, Md., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Earth Resources Technology, Inc.

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2010-10-28 10:25:22

Four current NASA leaders and one retiree were recognized for their work by Women in Aerospace at the organization's annual awards ceremony and banquet on Tuesday, Oct 26.

2010-04-08 07:47:54

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will brief reporters on Thursday, April 8, about the next steps in implementing the agency's new exploration initiatives outlined in the new fiscal year 2011 budget.

2009-09-18 15:28:10

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and French Space Agency President Yannick d'Escatha signed four agreements in support of US and French space cooperation during a ceremony Thursday at NASA Headquarters in Washington.

2009-03-06 22:10:43

NASA's Kepler spacecraft launched Friday evening from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on a mission to find new planets. The spacecraft is mounted on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket.


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