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NASA Spacecraft Makes Contact With Earth After First-Ever Journey Through Saturn’s Rings

Cassini is now sending new images of Saturn to Earth from space.

15 hours ago from TIME

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Mars astronauts may be whipping up batches of no-bake bricks

Should we ever get human settlers on Mars, they'll likely have to construct their buildings at least partially out of Martian soil. That said, it would be nice if they didn't have to ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

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Nasa is running out of spacesuits and urgently needs new ones, agency reveals

Previous problems have led to pain during spacewalks and the near death of one astronaut

21 hours ago from The Independent

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Touch new stamp and presto, total solar eclipse becomes moon

The U.S. Postal Service is going all out for this summer's total solar eclipse, with a first-of-its kind stamp.

12 hours ago from Phys.org

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Cassini spacecraft gets back in touch with Nasa after flying through Saturn's rings

Engineers had no way of knowing whether the probe had survived the dangerous journey. But it is now sending data back, over a trip that takes 78 minutes

23 hours ago from The Independent

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British inventor takes flight in 'Iron Man' suit

British inventor Richard Browning lifted off from the shore of Vancouver Harbor on Thursday in a personal flight suit that inspired references to comic superhero 'Iron Man.'

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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First look at images from Cassini’s dive between Saturn’s rings

These are the first images of the planet taken as the Cassini spacecraft made the first of its 22 planned dives between its rings.

21 hours ago from Newscientist

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Dawn observing Ceres; third reaction wheel malfunctions

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is preparing to observe Ceres on April 29 from an "opposition" position, directly between the dwarf planet's mysterious Occator Crater and the sun. This unique geometry ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA finally admits the first flight of its new monster rocket won’t happen next year

Numerous government reports have predicted that NASA’s next big rocket, the Space Launch System, won’t be ready in time for its first launch in 2018 — and now months of speculation ...

11 hours ago from The Verge

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