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Nasa Selects Three Aeronautics Teams to Explore 'ambitious' Ideas
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Nasa Selects Three Aeronautics Teams to Explore 'ambitious' Ideas

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected three teams of researchers to pursue ideas for creating components of Unmanned Aircraft Systems...

Nasa Suspends 2016 Launch of Insight Mission to Mars
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Nasa Suspends 2016 Launch of Insight Mission to Mars

After thorough examination, NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy...

Nasa Selects Advanced Space Technology Concepts For Further Study
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Nasa Selects Advanced Space Technology Concepts For Further Study

NASA has selected 15 proposals for study under Phase I of the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC), a program that aims to turn science fiction into science...

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 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.

Titan Flybys Test the Talents of Nasa's Cassini Team
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Titan Flybys Test the Talents of Nasa's Cassini Team

As NASA's Cassini spacecraft zooms toward Saturn's smoggy moon Titan for a targeted flyby on June 18, mission scientists are excitedly hoping to repeat a scientific...

Nasa Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge
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Nasa Announces Asteroid Grand Challenge

NASA announced Tuesday a Grand Challenge focused on finding all asteroid threats to human populations and knowing what to do about them.

Nasa Associate Administrator on Asteroid Initiative
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Nasa Associate Administrator on Asteroid Initiative

"The mission to find, capture and redirect an asteroid robotically, and then visit it with astronauts to study it and return samples takes advantage of expertise...

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Durable Nasa Rover Beginning Ninth Year of Mars Work

Eight years after landing on Mars for what was planned as a three-month mission, NASA's enduring Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is working on what essentially...

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Nasa and Tor-Forge Books Partner in Themed Science Fiction Works

In an effort to introduce, inform, and inspire readers about NASA, the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD, has partnered with Tor-Forge Books...
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