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Jan 6, 2013

Rover finds ‘flower’: NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Martian Flower (Photo)

Rover finds ‘flower’: NASA’s Curiosity Rover Finds Martian Flower (Photo)
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Mars Flower Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Malin Space Science Systems NASA’s Curiosity Rover reportedly spotted new photos of Mars with a “flower” embedded in a Martian rock, according to Space.com reports, January 6, 2013. Based on reports, the so-called Mars “flower” photo was taken last December 19 by the microscope-like Mars Hand Lends Imager at the […]


Nov 8, 2012

Mile-Wide Asteroid Photographed By NASA (Photo)

mile-wide asteroid
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A mile-wide asteroid has been photographed by a team of NASA scientists as it moves silently millions of miles from Earth, international news sites reported on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. According to reports, NASA‘s Deep Space Network antenna in Goldstone, California was used by astronomers in NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to capture three new radar […]


Jan 2, 2012

NASA GRAIL-B Moon Probe in Lunar Orbit

NASA GRAIL-B Moon Probe in Lunar Orbit
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GRAIL-B in Lunar Orbit Insertion Burn (Artist Rendition) Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) second unmanned Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory-B (GRAIL-B) has successfully entered the moon’s orbit while joining its companion GRAIL-A in studying the moon, as announced by several international news sites, January 1, 2012. According to reports, GRAIL-B […]


Nov 9, 2011

Giant asteroid flyby 2005 YU55 passes over Earth, closer than the Moon (Video)

Giant asteroid flyby 2005 YU55 passes over Earth, closer than the Moon (Video)
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The giant asteroid flyby ‘2005 YU55’ passed over Earth on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 as shown in the first movie video by NASA below, and apparently closer than the Moon. Giant asteroid 2005 YU55 (Nov, 7, 2011) Image Credit: JPLnews/NASA As noted at Space.com, the asteroid 2005 YU55 came closest to Earth on Tuesday, 6:28 […]


Oct 3, 2011

Arctic ozone layer hole expanded largely in March 2011, scientists revealed

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The Arctic ozone layer hole has reportedly expanded largely for the first time in observational record and now comparably the same with the ozone hole in the Antarctic region. Chart of Artic ozone layer level, (left) March 2010 and (right) March 2011 (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: OMI/Aura/NASA The ozone layer acts like a […]


Jun 15, 2011

Asteroid Vesta Video By NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Reveals Odd Dark Spots

Dawn spacecraft approaches asteroid Vesta
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NASA scientists working with its Dawn spacecraft has created a 20 images video of asteroid Vesta that revealed weird dark spots, according to a report at the NASA official website on June 13, 2011. NASA’s Dawn spacecraft approaches asteroid Vesta Image Credit: NASA Since May, the Dawn spacecraft has been capturing images of Vesta, reportedly […]


Jun 9, 2011

NASA Aquarius / SAC-D Mission Launch Rescheduled For Friday, June 10 2011

Aquarius/SAC-D by NASA
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NASA Aquarius / SAC-D Artist’s Concept Image Credit: NASA The launching of the NASA Aquarius / SAC-D on Thursday, June 9, 2011 was postponed for Friday, June 10, according to reports by several international news sites. Aquarius/SAC-D, built by NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, will be launch from NASA‘s Space Launch Complex-2 at […]