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Spacex to launch the first commercial cargo space shuttle tonight

Falcon 9 and Dragon are vertical on the launch pad, ready for launch at 8:35P ET tonight.

On the heels of a successful debut flight to the International Space Station in May, SpaceX is set to launch its next Dragon resupply mission to the orbital outpost. Launch of this first commercial resupply mission (SpaceX CRS-1) to the complex is set for 8:35PM EDT Sunday, October 7 from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. If More...

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This is the highest-resolution view that the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired of the top of a rock called "Bathurst Inlet." The rover's arm held the camera with the lens only about 1.6 inches (4 centimeters) from the rock. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems
By BioNews On Sunday, October 7th, 2012
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Mars Express to relay first science data from Mars Curiosity

For 15 minutes, the NASA rover will transmit scientific data up to MEX, Continue reading “Mars Express to relay first science data from Mars Curiosity” »  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Venezuela launched its second ever satellite into space

Venezuela launched its second ever satellite into space Saturday Continue reading “Venezuela launched its second ever satellite into space” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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India’s heaviest communication satellite launched

India’s heaviest communication satellite GSAT-10 was successfully launched by an Ariane-5 rocket Continue reading “India’s heaviest communication satellite launched” »  More...

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By IANS On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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British astronaut to save world from asteroid

A British astronaut will be part of a team to fly to space to investigate a cosmic Continue reading “British astronaut to save world from asteroid” »  More...

This real photograph of Titan shows two thin haze layers, now known to change with the seasons. Credit: NASA/JPL/Cassini.
By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Titan shows surprising seasonal changes

Detailed observations of Saturn’s moon Titan have now spanned 30 years Continue reading “Titan shows surprising seasonal changes” »  More...

The Venus Transit as seen through an H-alpha solar telescope. This wavelength band shows more details of the solar disk surface. Image taken from Svalbard Islands on 6 June 2012. Credit: Pérez Ayúcar/Breitfellner
By BioNews On Friday, September 28th, 2012
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Venus transit movie shows perspective in viewing our Solar System

New movies of the transit of Venus on 6 June 2012, viewed from two different locations on Earth, clearly Continue reading “Venus transit movie shows perspective in viewing our Solar System” »  More...

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By IANS On Thursday, September 27th, 2012
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Are we the extra-terrestrials? May be

Extra-terrestrial microbes might have brought life to the Earth, say scientists. Continue reading “Are we the extra-terrestrials? May be” »  More...

This image, called the Hubble eXtreme Deep Field (XDF), combines Hubble observations taken over the past decade of a small patch of sky in the constellation of Fornax. With a total of over two million seconds of exposure time, it is the deepest image of the Universe ever made, combining data from previous images including the Hubble Ultra Deep Field (taken in 2002 and 2003) and Hubble Ultra Deep Field Infrared (2009). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Illingworth, D. Magee, and P. Oesch (University of California, Santa Cruz), R. Bouwens (Leiden University), and the HUDF09 Team
By BioNews On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Hubble goes to the eXtreme to assemble the deepest ever view of the Universe

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field is an image of a small area of space in the Continue reading “Hubble goes to the eXtreme to assemble the deepest ever view of the Universe” »  More...

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By IANS On Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Russia approves ISS crew

Russia Tuesday approved the crew of a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) Continue reading “Russia approves ISS crew” »  More...