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January 10, 2013
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NASA's Hubble Reveals Rogue Planetary Orbit For Fomalhaut B
Washington DC (SPX) Jan 10, 2013
Newly released NASA Hubble Space Telescope images of a vast debris disk encircling the nearby star Fomalhaut and a mysterious planet circling it may provide forensic evidence of a titanic planetary disruption in the system. Astronomers are surprised to find the debris belt is wider than previously known, spanning a section of space from 14 to nearly 20 billion miles from the star. Even more surprisingly, the latest Hubble images have allowed a team of astronomers to calculate the planet follows an ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Researchers Studying Advanced Nuclear Rocket Technologies
Advanced propulsion researchers at NASA are a step closer to solving the challenge of safely sending human explorers to Mars and other solar system destinations. By using an innovative test facility ... more
MARSDAILY

Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts
In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers led by faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Baylor College of Medicine, has analyzed data on the ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Simulated Mars mission shows good sleep is critical
Astronauts chosen for a manned mission to Mars could be in serious trouble if their sleep patterns are disrupted on the lengthy journey, a 520 day simulation has found. ... more
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IRON AND ICE

Rogue asteroid a fifth bigger than thought: space agency
An asteroid believed to pose a remote risk of colliding with Earth this century is 20 percent bigger than previously thought, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Wednesday. ... more


IRON AND ICE

Herschel intercepts asteroid Apophis
ESA's Herschel space observatory made new observations of asteroid Apophis as it approached Earth this weekend. The data shows the asteroid to be bigger than first estimated, and less reflective. ... more
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MARSDAILY

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite
Lockheed Martin delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company ... more
IRON AND ICE

Asteroid Impact Delivered Carbon To Giant Asteroid Vesta
Dark material seen on the giant asteroid Vesta by instruments on NASA's Dawn spacecraft was likely emplaced by the low-speed impact of a carbon-based asteroid, according to research described in a n ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

EXO WORLDS

NASA, ESA Telescopes Find Evidence for Asteroid Belt Around Vega
Astronomers have discovered what appears to be a large asteroid belt around the star Vega, the second brightest star in northern night skies. The scientists used data from NASA's Spitzer Space Teles ... more
EXO WORLDS

Exocomets may be as common as exoplanets
Comets trailing wispy tails across the night sky are a beautiful byproduct of our solar system's formation, icy leftovers from 4.6 billion years ago when the planets coalesced from rocky rubble. ... more
EXO WORLDS

At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized Planet
The quest for a twin Earth is heating up. Using NASA's Kepler spacecraft, astronomers are beginning to find Earth-sized planets orbiting distant stars. A new analysis of Kepler data shows that about ... more
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MARSDAILY

Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts
In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers led by faculty at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Baylor College of Medicine, has analyzed data on the ... more
IRON AND ICE

Asteroid Impact Delivered Carbon To Giant Asteroid Vesta
Dark material seen on the giant asteroid Vesta by instruments on NASA's Dawn spacecraft was likely emplaced by the low-speed impact of a carbon-based asteroid, according to research described in a n ... more
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EXO WORLDS

Within 'Habitable Zone,' More Planets than We Knew
The number of known places in our galaxy theoretically hospitable to life may be significantly greater than previously thought, according to new research. Researchers with Planet Hunters are reporti ... more
EXO WORLDS

15 New Planets Hint At "Traffic Jam" Of Moons In Habitable Zone
Volunteers from the Planethunters.org website, part of the Oxford University-led Zooniverse project, have discovered 15 new planet candidates orbiting in the habitable zones of other stars. Ad ... more
MARSDAILY

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite
Lockheed Martin delivered the core structure for the first in a series of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s next-generation geostationary weather satellites to the company ... more
MARSDAILY
Arianespace to launch VNREDSat-1A built by Astrium for Vietnam

Arianespace says 2012 sales leapt by 30%

CSF Applauds Passage Of Risk-Sharing Regime Extension For Launch Industry


MARSDAILY
Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts

Lockheed Martin Delivered Core Structure For First GOES-R Satellite

Simulated mission to Mars reveals critical data about sleep needs for astronauts


MARSDAILY
Mission would drag asteroid to the moon

Russia designs manned lunar spacecraft

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MARSDAILY
Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, New Horizons Cruises On

Dwarf planet Makemake lacks atmosphere

Keck Observations Bring Weather Of Uranus Into Sharp Focus

EXO WORLDS

Kepler Gets a Little Help From Its Friends
More than 2,300 exoplanet candidate discoveries have made it the most prolific planet hunter in history. But even NASA's Kepler mission needs a little help from its friends. Enter the Kepler follow- ... more
SATURN DAILY

Frozen hydrocarbon ice on Titan's oceans?
Blocks of hydrocarbon ice might be floating on the surface of existing lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbon on Saturn's moon Titan, U.S. researchers say. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace says 2012 sales leapt by 30%
The European space launch company Arianespace said Tuesday that 2012 sales rose 30 percent and forecast that it would dominate Russian and US rivals this year with a market share of more than 60 percent. ... more
EXO WORLDS

'17 billion' Earth-sized planets in Milky Way: study
The Milky Way contains at least 17 billion planets the size of Earth, and likely many more, according to a study out Monday that raises the chances of discovering a sister planet to ours. ... more
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Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

MARSDAILY

India scales down experimental flying payloads for exploring Mars

EXO WORLDS

Astrophysicists find wide binary stars wreak havoc in planetary systems

SHUTTLE NEWS

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ROBO SPACE

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LAUNCH PAD

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SPACE TRAVEL

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MARSDAILY

Ancient Water-rich Meteorite Linked to Martian Crust

MARSDAILY

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MARSDAILY

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ROCKET SCIENCE

Russia develops new rocket fuel

NASA Kepler hints at over 250 new potentially habitable worlds

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Vesta's Dark Materials in Dawn's View

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Cave dwelling nettle discovered in China

2012 in Polish space activities

Mission would drag asteroid to the moon

Biologists unlock "black box" to underground world

Station Spinal Ultrasounds Seeking Why Astronauts Grow Taller in Space

Dawn races into 2013 on target for Ceres

CSF Applauds Passage Of Risk-Sharing Regime Extension For Launch Industry

COM DEV wins commercial contract from MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates

ALMA Shows How Young Star and Planets Grow Simultaneously

Billions and Billions of Planets

Vesta: Giant impacts delivered carbon

Congress Approves Bill Supporting Human Space Exploration

Stanford researchers develop acrobatic space rovers to explore moons and asteroids

Researchers Identify Water Rich Meteorite Linked To Mars Crust

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