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EPOXI Flyby Reveals New Insights Into Comet Features
NASA's EPOXI mission spacecraft successfully flew past comet Hartley 2 at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday. Scientists say initial images from the flyby provide new information about the comet's volume and material spewing from its surface.
STS-133 Launch Postponed Until No Earlier Than Nov. 30
Technicians are investigating an issue with the ground umbilical carrier plate at Launch Pad 39A, as well as a crack in external tank foam. Discovery's next possible launch opportunity comes Nov. 30 at 4:05 a.m. EST.
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Oh Snap, NASA and LEGO Join Forces
LEGO bricks aren't just for kids, and they aren't just for Earth, either. Astronauts on board the space station will build small model spacecraft and working objects in orbit and share the experience with schoolchildren watching on Earth.
Supercomputer Models Predict What James Webb Space Telescope Will See
With the James Webb Space Telescope, astronomers aim to catch planets in the making and identify the universe's first stars and galaxies, yet these are things no telescope -- not even Hubble -- has ever shown them before.
New Blog Chronicles J-2X Engine Development
"It's a pretty safe bet that a large ... majority of the American population is unaware that we stand on the brink of testing the first new, large, human-rated liquid rocket developed in this country" in decades, says a J-2X Assoc. Manager.
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NASA Extends TIMED Mission for Fourth Time
Nine years after beginning its look at the gateway between Earth's environment and space, NASAs Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics mission has been extended again.
Engineers Assessing Cassini Spacecraft
Engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are working to understand what caused the Cassini spacecraft to put itself into "safe mode," a precautionary standby mode on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
Live 'Curiosity Cam': Watch NASA's Next Mars Rover Being Built
Curiosity Cam takes you inside the clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., so you can watch the next Mars rover being built. Launch is scheduled for late 2011, with landing in August 2012.
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In the well known Pleiades star cluster, starlight is slowly destroying this wandering cloud of gas and dust. The star Merope lies just off the upper...
No Launch Today
At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Discovery waits on Launch Pad 39A on Nov. 5, 2010 for its STS-133 launch to the International...
Discovery at Night
Xenon lights illuminate space shuttle Discovery on Launch Pad 39A following the retraction of the rotating service structure. The structure provides...
From 220 miles above Earth, the Expedition 25 crew aboard the International Space Station shot this night time image of the northern Gulf coast. Mobile...
Robonaut 2, a dexterous, humanoid astronaut helper, will fly to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission....
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The Space Shuttle Program invites you to vote on the wake up song for the last two scheduled missions.
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NASA - Gigapan: Space Shuttle Discovery on Nov. 3, 2010
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