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NASA Odyssey satellite spots Mars's potato-like moons

The Mars Odyssey orbiter took images of Mars's moons. NASA released a video made from the images. The images were taken by the THERMIS camera on the Mars Odyssey.

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

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On second thought, the Moon's water may be widespread and immobile

A new analysis of data from two lunar missions finds evidence that the Moon's water is widely distributed across the surface and is not confined to a particular region or type of terrain. The ...

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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'The Expanse' Returns April 11 for Season 3 Watch New Trailer

Syfy announced today (Feb. 23) that its space-adventure series "The Expanse" will return for a third season on April 11.

Sat 24 Feb 18 from SPACE.com

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Deep space communications goes commercial

Commercial spaceflight may bring to mind flashy images of dramatic rocket launches and sleek space capsules, but it also means the infrastructure to support such endeavors. Case in point ...

12 hours ago from Gizmag

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China's first space station set to re-enter atmosphere in April, but where exactly is anyone's guess

Heads up. After six-and-a-half years circling the Earth, China's first space station is predicted to re-enter the atmosphere in early April give or take a week. The presently unmanned ...

1 hours ago from Gizmag

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'Happy suit' could stop Nasa astronauts getting depressed

Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a 'happy suit' with several sensors to detect signs of depression and mental strain in astronauts.

Fri 23 Feb 18 from Daily Mail

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Nearly a decade after Mars Phoenix landed, another look

A recent view from Mars orbit of the site where NASA's Phoenix Mars mission landed on far-northern Mars nearly a decade ago shows that dust has covered some marks of the landing.

Wed 21 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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SpaceX launches broadband pathfinders

The US rocket company puts up two satellites to test technologies for a broadband mega-constellation.

Thu 22 Feb 18 from BBC News

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SpaceX launches the first of its 12,000 planned Internet satellites

SpaceX was once again back on the launch pad early Thursday morning with their Falcon 9 rocket. Today's launch was the beginning of their planned 12,000 satellite constellation which will ...

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Techspot

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A brief history of Martian exploration as the InSight Lander prepares to launch

In May this year, NASA will launch the latest mission to Mars. Why does the Red Planet fascinate us so?

Thu 22 Feb 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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