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December 05, 2012
MARSDAILY
Ancient Mars May Have Captured Enormous Floodwaters
Tucson AZ (SPX) Dec 05, 2012
An international research team led by the Planetary Science Institute has found evidence that indicates that approximately 2 billion years ago enormous volumes of catastrophic floods discharges may have been captured by extensive systems of caverns on Mars, said PSI Research Scientist, J. Alexis Palmero Rodriguez. Rodriguez and the research team came to this conclusion after studying the terminal regions of the Hebrus Valles, an outflow channel that extends approximately 250 kilometers downstream ... read more
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MARSDAILY

NASA Announces Multi-Year Mars Program With New Rover In 2020
Building on the success of Curiosity's Red Planet landing, NASA has announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020. This announceme ... more
EXO LIFE

Can life emerge on planets around cooling stars?
Astronomers find planets in strange places and wonder if they might support life. One such place would be in orbit around a white or brown dwarf. While neither is a star like the sun, both glow and ... more
MARSDAILY

Opportunity Rover Does Walkabout Of Crater Rim
The latest work assignment for NASA's long-lived Mars rover Opportunity is a further examination of an area where the robot just completed a walkabout. "If you are a geologist studying a site ... more
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MERCURY RISING

Altimeter Built at Goddard Helped Identify Ice on Mercury
A Goddard-built instrument on NASA's MESSENGER mission provided one of three new lines of evidence that water ice exists near the north pole of Mercury. Most of the ice is covered by a thin layer of ... more


TECH SPACE

Countdown begins to the next generation of satellites
Leading technology design and development firm Cambridge Consultants has been selected by Iridium Communications Inc. to play a key role in the deployment of Iridium NEXT, the company's second-gener ... more
The Year In Space
MARSDAILY

Curiosity Shakes, Bakes, and Tastes Mars with SAM
NASA's Curiosity rover analyzed its first solid sample of Mars in Nov. with a variety of instruments, including the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite. Developed at NASA's Goddard Space ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA Mars Rover Fully Analyzes First Soil Samples
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has used its full array of instruments to analyze Martian soil for the first time, and found a complex chemistry within the Martian soil. Water and sulfur and chlorine-co ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

'Russian Facebook' founder flees country after being pushed out

US 'closely watching' for signs of N.Korea nuclear test

Lockheed Martin Team's Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Tops 100,000 Testing Miles During EMD Phase

Ukraine relaunches anti-rebel operation after Biden leaves

Ukraine military plane hit by gunfire above rebel-held town

Sikorsky, Army demonstrate optionally piloted Black Hawk

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Voyager 1 Encounters New Region in Deep Space
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space. ... more
MARSDAILY

China prepares to grow vegetables on Mars: state media
Chinese astronauts are preparing to grow fresh vegetables on Mars and the moon after researchers successfully completed a preliminary test in Beijing, state media reported. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

SciTechTalk: Media fixes for space junkies
Visitors to NASA's website are currently being greeted with a request for public input on how the space agency's site should look as the agency ponders a re-design. ... more
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MOON DAILY

Chinese astronauts may grow veg on Moon
Chinese astronauts may get fresh vegetables and oxygen supplies by gardening in extraterrestrial bases in the future, an official said after a just-concluded lab experiment in Beijing. Deng Yi ... more
EXO WORLDS

Search for Life Suggests Solar Systems More Habitable than Ours
Scattered around the Milky Way are stars that resemble our own sun-but a new study is finding that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth. That's ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could be available relatively soon

Taking the pulse of mountain formation in the Andes

Lab researcher discovers the green in Greenland

Ancient shark fossil reveals new insights into jaw evolution

Chickens to chili peppers

Researchers question published no-till soil organic carbon sequestration rates

EXO WORLDS

Brown Dwarfs May Grow Rocky Planets
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have for the first time found that the outer region of a dusty disk encircling a brown dwarf contains millimeter-sized solid ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace Lofts Pleiades 1B Using Soyuz Medium-lift launcher
The maturity of Arianespace's Soyuz launch system at French Guiana - and its confirmed role as a full-fledged member of the company's launcher family - were demonstrated once again by tonight's succ ... more
MARSDAILY

Opportunity Gets to Work on Interesting Rock Targets
Opportunity, after completing the local area survey around the location called "Matijevic Hill" (named in honor of Jake Matijevic) at the inboard edge of Cape York on the rim of Endeavour Crater, ha ... more
MARSDAILY
Japan Schedules Radar Satellite Launch

Arianespace Lofts Pleiades 1B Using Soyuz Medium-lift launcher

S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club


MARSDAILY
Opportunity Gets to Work on Interesting Rock Targets

NASA Mars Rover Fully Analyzes First Soil Samples

Curiosity Shakes, Bakes, and Tastes Mars with SAM


MARSDAILY
Chinese astronauts may grow veg on Moon

WSU researchers use 3-D printer to make parts from moon rock

China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year


MARSDAILY
Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, New Horizons Cruises On

Dwarf planet Makemake lacks atmosphere

Keck Observations Bring Weather Of Uranus Into Sharp Focus

ROCKET SCIENCE

Japan confesses data breach on Epsilon rocket
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has reported a possible data breach on its first Epsilon solid-fueled rocket, Kyodo news agency says. Spyware was found on one of the agency's per ... more
TECH SPACE

Schriever squadrons assure safe passage in space domain
Members of the 1st and 7th Space Operations Squadrons took notice when an upper stage Russian rocket disintegrated in low earth orbit Oct. 16. The break up introduced an estimated 500 pieces of debr ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Voyager discovers 'magnetic highway' at edge of solar system
NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a "magnetic highway" at the edge of the solar system, a surprising discovery 35 years after its launch, the experts behind the pioneering craft said Monday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

J-2X - Back in the Saddle Again
A J-2X power pack assembly burns brightly during a hot fire test Nov. 27 at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Engineers pulled the assembly from the test stand in September to install addi ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nanoparticles Create Skinny Solar Cells

Better thermal-imaging lens from waste sulfur

Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

Surprising material could play role in saving energy

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

Research Underway For Companion Plants To PV

Thinnest feasible membrane produced

SATURN DAILY

NASA's Cassini Sees Abrupt Turn in Titan's Atmosphere

ROCKET SCIENCE

Prototype Crew Access Arm Seal Tested for Orion

MOON DAILY

WSU researchers use 3-D printer to make parts from moon rock

EXO WORLDS

Astronomers report startling find on planet formation

MERCURY RISING

Spacecraft Finds New Evidence for Water Ice on Mercury

ROCKET SCIENCE

The Biggest Breakthrough In Propulsion Since The Jet Engine

IRON AND ICE

Asteroid dust from space

MARSDAILY

Opportunity Gets To Work On Interesting Rock

LAUNCH PAD

Japan Schedules Radar Satellite Launch

EXO WORLDS

A Sky Full of Planets

Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, New Horizons Cruises On

Spacewalks on agenda for new space crew

Large ice deposits found on planet nearest the sun

N. Korea installs rocket on launch pad: report

S. Korea postpones rocket launch to 2013: official

Robot buddy to keep Japan astronaut company

Squirrels and Birds Inspire Researchers to Create Deceptive Robots

Engineering professor looks to whirligig beetle for bio inspired robots

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Space Station to reposition for science

Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts?

S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club

Arianespace ready for next Soyuz and Ariane missions

Who will challenge Dragon? Dragon spaceship postponed until March

South Korean rocket launch suspended

Nine Radar Images of Asteroid 2007 PA8

Dust Grains Highlight the Path to Planet Formation

Why Study Plants in Space?

Regional Dust Storm Dissipating

Low-mass planets make good neighbours for debris discs

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