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2011-07-28 13:46:31

On Nov 4, 2010, NASA's EPOXI spacecraft came within 450 miles of Comet Hartley 2, a small comet not even a mile in diameter, which takes about six and a half years to orbit the sun.

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2011-05-02 09:39:03

Whether it's a giant solar flare or a beautiful green-blue aurora, just about everything interesting in space weather happens due to a phenomenon called magnetic reconnection.

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2011-04-28 11:40:00

Late last year, astronomers noticed an asteroid named Scheila had unexpectedly brightened, and it was sporting short-lived plumes.

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2011-03-09 14:11:59

In March of 1611, a German medical student named Johannes Fabricius left school at Leiden in Holland carrying several of the new-fangled telescopes that were beginning to appear in the Netherlands.

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2010-11-19 07:20:00

Flares, and the related coronal mass ejection, shoot energy, radiation, and magnetic fields out into space that can harm satellites or humans in space.

2010-02-04 07:57:26

NASA has exercised a second one-year option with Bastion Technologies Inc of Houston for continued services in support of the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

2008-07-18 12:00:21

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: Dewayne Washington of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md., +1-301-286-0040, Dewayne.A.Washington@nasa.gov GREENBELT, Md., July 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jo Cook, elementary school teacher at Park Creek Elementary School in Dalton, Ga., spent a week of challenge and discovery at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

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2005-01-11 07:30:19

Scientists using NASA satellite data found the shape of the Earth appears to be influenced by big climate events that cause changes in the mass of water stored in oceans, continents and atmosphere.

2004-11-26 09:00:09

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Andrews Space announced today that it was selected as NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center's Woman Owned Business of the Year.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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