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August 6, 2012 | 8:30 am

NASA Rover Curiosity Lands on Mars

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by Alicia Chang PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past. Cheers and applause echoed through the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory […]

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NASA’s New Mars “Curiosity” Rover Launching Saturday

November 23, 2011 | 10:31 am

NASA’s New Mars “Curiosity” Rover Launching Saturday

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NASA’s newest astrobiology mission to Mars called the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, November 26th. The one hour and 43 minute launch window opens at 10:02 a.m. EST. It’s been more than eight years since NASA has sent a rover to explore […]

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NASA Announces Evidence of Possible Flowing Water on Mars; Images, Narrated Presentation

August 4, 2011 | 10:58 am

NASA Announces Evidence of Possible Flowing Water on Mars; Images, Narrated Presentation

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Update 11:45 a.m.: Today’s NASA announcement concerned evidence of “possible flowing water during the warmest months of Mars.” Read the NASA press release here. The findings were published in today’s edition of the journal Science. Space.com and ScienceNOW have reports. You can watch a narrated presentation of a set of images taken by the Mars […]

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NASA and Google Team Up for Zero-Emissions Flight Contest

August 3, 2011 | 10:30 am

NASA and Google Team Up for Zero-Emissions Flight Contest

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Google’s made all kinds of headlines with its investments in clean energy recently: $280 million for a California residential solar company, $55 million for a wind project in Kern County, more than $10 million for geothermal R&D projects, and $168 million for a massive solar farm in the California desert, just to name a few. […]

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