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ESA Preparing Rosetta To Rendezvous With Comet 67P
2013-09-13 16:23:25

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are earnestly making preparations for the Rosetta spacecraft’s rendezvous with the comet 67P/Churymov-Gerasimenko.

Frank The Frog Ride
2013-09-12 13:15:17

During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.

LADEE Initial Systems Checkout Phase Successfully Completed
2013-09-11 10:03:06

After a spectacular launch, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft was placed by the Minotaur V launch vehicle into an elliptic orbit around Earth, as the start of our journey to the moon.

NASA Developing TextureCam Smart Camera System
2013-09-09 19:22:06

As urgent as interplanetary exploration might seem, NASA must deal with a significant communication delay that acts as a bottleneck between robotic explorers like the Curiosity rover on Mars and scientists here on Earth.

LADEE Launches Towards Moon
2013-09-07 04:32:33

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission launched on Friday night, and is now making its way towards the Moon.

mars rover curiosity
2013-09-07 03:45:17

Most people have someone they know who has a job they are a little envious of, but there are few people in this world who have careers that even some of the most coveted positioned people envy — driving a rover on Mars.


Latest Unmanned spacecraft Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Cassini-Huygens Mission -- The Cassini unmanned space probe is intended to study Saturn and its moons. It was launched on October 15, 1997 and is estimated to enter Saturn's orbit on July 1, 2004. The mission is a joined NASA/ESA project. Cassini's principal objectives are to: -- determine the three-dimensional structure and dynamical behavior of the rings -- determine the composition of the satellite surfaces and the geological history of each object -- determine the nature and...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.