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3D photo from Mars

NASA’s latest photo taken by the space rover ‘Curiosity’ on the red planet (coming to you in 3D) This 3-D image from NASA’s Curiosity was taken from the rover’s Bradbury Landing site inside Gale Crater, Mars, using the left and right eyes of its Navigation camera. Between the rover on the right, and its shadow [...]

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First Inhabitable, Earth-like planet to be spotted in 2013?

Astronomers believe 2013 may be the year when the first “Earth twin,” or truly Earth-like alien planet, may be spotted. While astronomers found exoplanets in the last few years that share key characteristics with our own world, a true “alien Earth” has yet to be found, Space.com reported. “I’m very positive that the first Earth [...]

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Planet Kepler Teleconference today

NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST (7pm GMT), today (Tuesday, Dec. 20). The teleconference will announce new discoveries by the Kepler mission. The teleconference participants are: – Nick Gautier, Kepler project scientist, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. – Francois Fressin, lead author, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, [...]

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NASA plan to attain samples from Comets

NASA is testing a new harpoon to collect surface samples off asteroids and comets. NASA plan to attain subsurface samples by shooting a harpoon like device from a space craft into a comet.

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