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November 27, 2014
Uwingu to Beam Almost 90,000 Messages to Mars
Boulder CO (SPX) Nov 26, 2014
Uwingu will launch a radio transmission to Mars on Friday, November 28th, sending almost 90,000 names, messages, and pictures from people on Earth. This is the first time messages from people on Earth have been transmitted to Mar by radio. The transmission, part of Uwingu's "Beam Me to Mars" project, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 28 November 1964 launch of NASA's Mariner 4 mission-the first successful mission to explore Mars. The transmission will begin just after 3 pm Eastern Time ... read more
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Carnegie Mellon Unveils Lunar Rover "Andy"
Carnegie Mellon University has unveiled Andy, a four-wheeled robot designed to scramble up steep slopes and survive the temperature swings and high radiation encountered while exploring the moon's p ... more

Rapidly Freezing Saltwater Could Provide Spark of Life on Icy Worlds
A research team has confirmed the existence of a process that causes the electrolysis of water, and which has the potential to drive the production of life in "Snowball Earth" scenarios and on icy s ... more

Within Rover's Reach at Mars Target Area 'Alexander Hills'
This view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a swath of bedrock called "Alexander Hills," which the rover approached for close-up inspection of selected targets. ... more
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Young Volcanoes on the Moon
Back in 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts orbiting the Moon photographed something very odd. Researchers called it "Ina," and it looked like the aftermath of a volcanic eruption. There's nothing odd about ... more


How Can We Search For Life On Icy Moons Such As Europa?
Our solar system is host to a wealth of icy worlds that may have water beneath the surface. The Cassini spacecraft recently uncovered evidence of a possible ocean under the surface of Saturn's moon, ... more
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NASA Licenses Cellular Technology
On Oct 15, Melanie Saunders, Johnson Space Center's (JSC) Associate Director welcomed the executive board of GRoK Technologies for a facility tour. The capstone event included a ceremony where Saund ... more

Hot, Super-Earths Help Track Water-Rich Atmospheres
As the discovery of planets beyond the Solar System becomes more common, scientists have begun the in-depth study of the atmospheres of these bodies. In a new paper, a pair of astronomers inve ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
NATO 'very concerned' by Russian military build-up in Crimea

Republicans' next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

Students of Uighur scholar in secret China trial: lawyer

The Islamic State: Existential or exaggerated danger??

NASA Seeks Comments on Possible Airship Challenge

Top contender for Pentagon job bows out: source

US drone strike kills at least eight in NW Pakistan


Extreme Shrimp May Hold Clues to Alien Life
At one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents, tiny shrimp are piled on top of each other, layer upon layer, crawling on rock chimneys that spew hot water. Bacteria, inside the shrimps' ... more

Mars Exploration Program Director Named
NASA has taken another step in its Journey to Mars. Jim Watzin has been named the new director for the agency's Mars Exploration Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington. Watzin, whose duties beg ... more

Asteroid Mining Could Make For Boom Times
NASA has concluded contracts with two private-sector enterprises, intending to develop practical approaches to asteroid mining, encouraged by the successful comet landing earlier this month, as such ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


China Launches Second Disaster Relief Satellite
The satellite was launched into orbit at 2:37 p.m. local time Friday (06:37 GMT) from China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, the news agency reported. Kuaizhou II, also known as Speedy Vehic ... more

Russia Preparing Joint Moon Exploration Agreement With EU
Scientists from Russia and the European Union are preparing an agreement on joint exploration of the Moon, Lev Zelyony, director of the Space Research Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences, s ... more
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Biology trumps chemistry in open ocean

Polyethylene mulch creates optimal conditions for soil solarization

Seed dormancy already existed 360 million years ago

Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study

Climate Change Could Affect Future of Lake Michigan Basin

Can stress management help save honeybees?

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people


Soyuz Installed at Baikonur, Expected to Launch Wednesday
The Soyuz-2.1A carrier rocket has been successfully installed at the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and is scheduled for launch on October 29, the press service of the Russian ... more

NASA contracts two firms to work on asteroid mining
NASA has contracted with two private space firms to prepare for and ultimately execute missions to land on and mine asteroids for valuable resources. The contracts, forged between NASA and both Deep Space Industries and Planetary Resources, are further evidence of a the kinds of new and interesting partnerships as space exploration increasingly becomes the domain of private industry. ... more

Time in Space Exposes Materials to the Test of Time
Much like that pickup truck rusting in your backyard thanks to time, rain and the elements, extended stays in the brutal environment of space can take its toll on spacecraft, satellites and space st ... more

How to estimate the magnetic field of an exoplanet?
Scientists developed a new method which allows to estimate the magnetic field of a distant exoplanet, i.e., a planet, which is located outside the Solar system and orbits a different star. Moreover, ... more

A new approach to the delivery of satellites to orbit
Celestia Aerospace starts operations in Barcelona for the development and launch of low weight satellites with an innovative approach. Its primary goal is to offer turnkey solutions, which encompass ... more

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Can robots help stop the Ebola outbreak?
The US military has enlisted a new germ-killing weapon in the fight against Ebola - a four-wheeled robot that can disinfect a room in minutes with pulses of ultraviolet light. ... more

Second Time Through, Mars Rover Examines Chosen Rocks
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has completed a reconnaissance "walkabout" of the first outcrop it reached at the base of the mission's destination mountain and has begun a second pass examining selecte ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Making a sound loud enough to bend light on a computer chip

The mysterious 'action at a distance' between liquid containers

Study details laser pulse effects on behavior of electrons

Van der Waals force re-measured

London has faith in marine energy

Particles, Waves and Ants

US top court to review power plant emissions rules


China expects to introduce space law around 2020


Lockheed Martin Begins Final Assembly Of Next Mars Lander


Elon Musk thinks robots could turn on us in the next five years


Mars was warm enough for flowing water, but only briefly


The Long, Strange Trip To Asteroid Bennu


Several Drives Push Opportunity Over 41-Kilometer Mark


China researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': state media


Pluto's Exotic Chemistry


U.K. group to crowd-source funding for moon mission


China launches new remote sensing satellite

Boeing Stacks Two Satellites to Launch as a Pair

DARPA-Funded Inflatable Robotics Helps Spark Idea for Silver Screen Star

Geologic Maps of Vesta from NASA's Dawn Mission Published

Clues Revealed About Hidden Interior of Uranus

Next NASA Mars Mission Reaches Milestone

New Horizons Set to Wake Up for Pluto Encounter

Warmth and flowing water on early Mars were episodic

How Satellite Laser Ranging Got its Start 50 Years Ago

Mars, too, has macroweather

Cassini probe measures sea depth on Saturn's moon Titan

Comet lander 'working well', but may be on slope

After Mars, India space chief aims for the moon

NASA's TESS mission cleared for next development phase

Cassini Sails into New Ocean Adventures on Titan

Joint team reveals asteroid's size for the first time

Tail discovered on long-known asteroid

Follow the Dust to Find Planets

Atomic timekeeping, on the go

China Exclusive: China developing Mars rover

ADS primes ESA's CHEOPS to detect and classify exoplanets

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