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2009-11-10 12:45:00

A never-before-seen view of the turbulent heart of our Milky Way galaxy is being unveiled by NASA today.

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2009-10-20 13:05:00

Peering far beyond our solar system, NASA researchers have detected the basic chemistry for life in a second hot gas planet, advancing astronomers toward the goal of being able to characterize planets where life could exist.

2009-10-07 06:58:00

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.

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2009-10-07 05:40:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.

2009-09-28 11:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twelfth consecutive year, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading sponsor of "The Year In Space" Calendar, featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery.

2009-08-18 09:53:47

NASA says its Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft called WISE has arrived at its last stop on Earth -- Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The space agency said WISE is scheduled to be launched from Vandenberg in December to scan the entire sky at infrared wavelengths, searching for asteroids, stars and galaxies. WISE has arrived and is almost ready to go, said William Irace, the mission's project manager at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.

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2009-08-18 07:15:00

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, has arrived at its last stop on Earth -- Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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2009-08-11 06:55:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star.

2009-08-10 15:04:31

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2009-08-05 12:35:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is starting a second career and taking its first shots of the cosmos since warming up.


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