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New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station 0

NASA 14 August 2019 – SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station. The Earth-to-space call

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Signs of Ancient Flowing Water on Mars

ESA – 21 February 2019 – These images from ESA’s Mars Express satellite show a branching, desiccated system of trenches and valleys, signs of ancient water flow that hint at a

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ExoMars Software Passes ESA Driving Test

ESA – 17 January 2019 – Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA’s ‘Mars Yard’. ESA’s ExoMars rover

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NASA’s Plans to End the ISS Could Put its Mars Missions in Danger

(NEW SCIENTIST) 31 July 2018, By Leah Crane – The International Space Station (ISS) is barrelling towards its expiry date, and NASA isn’t ready. Federal funding of the ISS might

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NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Study How Mars Was Made

(NASA) – 6 May 2018 – NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the

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ESA Deep Space Stations Ready for NASA’s Insight Mars Flight

(ESA) – 4 May 2018 – NASA’s latest mission to Mars begins tomorrow. ESA deep space ground stations in Australia and South America will track the InSight spacecraft on NASA’s

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Demonstration Proves Nuclear Fission System Can Provide Space Exploration Power

(NASA) 06 May 2018 – NASA and the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions

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NASA Has Picked Out Three Potential Landing Sites for its Mars 2020 Rover

(THE VERGE) – As NASA continues to develop its next Mars rover, the space agency also has the important job of figuring out where to put the vehicle on the

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SF State Astronomer Searches for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet

(SPACE DAILY) – Is there anybody out there? The question of whether Earthlings are alone in the universe has puzzled everyone from biologists and physicists to philosophers and filmmakers. It’s

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Photonic Propulsion: Mars in 3 Days?

Is it possible to travel to Mars in just three days?  Yes!  Sort of…not today…but….just watch the video, Nerd.

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