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Artificial Intelligence, Nasa Data ­sed to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star
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Artificial Intelligence, Nasa Data ­sed to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star

Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star, with the recent discovery of an eighth planet circling Kepler-90, a Sun-like star...

Spinoff 2017: Nasa Tech Makes a Difference on Earth
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Spinoff 2017: Nasa Tech Makes a Difference on Earth

NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology—innovations developed by NASA,...

Nasa Mars Rover Can Choose Laser Targets on Its Own
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Nasa Mars Rover Can Choose Laser Targets on Its Own

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is now selecting rock targets for its laser spectrometer—the first time autonomous target selection is available for an instrument of...

Nasa Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim
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Nasa Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim

After completing two drives this week, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has paused to photograph the panoramic vista from the highest point the rover has...

Nasa's Mars Curiosity Rover Arrives at Martian Mountain
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Nasa's Mars Curiosity Rover Arrives at Martian Mountain

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has reached the Red Planet's Mount Sharp, a Mount-Rainier-size mountain at the center of the vast Gale Crater and the rover mission's...

Memory Reformat Planned For Opportunity Mars Rover
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Memory Reformat Planned For Opportunity Mars Rover

An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has prompted the rover team to make plans to reformat the rover's flash...

Nasa Mars Rover Curiosity Nears Mountain-Base Outcrop
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Nasa Mars Rover Curiosity Nears Mountain-Base Outcrop

As it approaches the second anniversary of its landing on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover is also approaching its first close look at bedrock that is part of Mount...

Nasa Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload to Explore the Red Planet as Never Before
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Nasa Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload to Explore the Red Planet as Never Before

The next rover NASA will send to Mars in 2020 will carry seven carefully selected instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations...

Nasa Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record
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Nasa Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of...

Nasa Seeks Proposals For Europa Mission Science Instruments
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Nasa Seeks Proposals For Europa Mission Science Instruments

NASA has issued an Announcement of Opportunity (AO) for proposals about science instruments that could be carried aboard a future mission to Jupiter's moon Europa...

Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn
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Cassini Celebrates 10 Years Exploring Saturn

It has been a decade since a robotic traveler from Earth first soared over rings of ice and fired its engine to fall forever into the embrace of Saturn.

Nasa's Mars Curiosity Rover Marks First Martian Year
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Nasa's Mars Curiosity Rover Marks First Martian Year

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover will complete a Martian year—687 Earth days—on June 24, having accomplished the mission's main goal of determining whether Mars once...

Nasa Instruments on Rosetta Start Comet Science
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Nasa Instruments on Rosetta Start Comet Science

Three NASA science instruments aboard the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft, which is set to become the first to orbit a comet and land a probe on...

Nasa's Curiosity Rover Drills Sandstone Slab on Mars
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Nasa's Curiosity Rover Drills Sandstone Slab on Mars

Portions of rock powder collected by the hammering drill on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from a slab of Martian sandstone will be delivered to the rover's internal...

Target on Mars Looks Good For Nasa Rover Drilling
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Target on Mars Looks Good For Nasa Rover Drilling

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover performed a "mini-drill" operation Tuesday, April 29, on the rock target under consideration for the mission's third sample-collection...

Curiosity Mars Rover Checking Possible Smoother Route
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Curiosity Mars Rover Checking Possible Smoother Route

The team operating NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is considering a path across a small sand dune to reach a favorable route to science destinations.

Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth
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Decade-Old Rover Adventure Continues on Mars and Earth

Eighth graders didn't have Facebook or Twitter to share news back then, in January 2004.

Curiosity Team Upgrades Software, Checks Wheel Wear
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Curiosity Team Upgrades Software, Checks Wheel Wear

The team operating NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has completed a software upgrade on the vehicle and is next planning a check of wear and tear on the rover's wheels...

Nasa Curiosity: First Mars Age Measurement and Human Exploration Help
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Nasa Curiosity: First Mars Age Measurement and Human Exploration Help

NASA's Curiosity rover is providing vital insight about Mars' past and current environments that will aid plans for future robotic and human missions.

Nasa's Dawn Fills Out Its Ceres Dance Card
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Nasa's Dawn Fills Out Its Ceres Dance Card

It's going to be a ball when NASA's Dawn spacecraft finally arrives at the dwarf planet Ceres, and mission managers have now inked in the schedule on Dawn's dance...
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