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News from the stars, planets, comets, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies and phenomena that originate outside the Earth's atmosphere as well as the study of the Universe in its totality as it is now and by extension humanity's place in it.

  1. 29 Aug 2014 - Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover

    29 Aug 2014 - Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover An increasing frequency of computer resets on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover...

    Started by NASA, Yesterday 05:10
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  2. Astronomers: ‘First Evidence’ Of Water Clouds Discovered Outside Solar System

    Astronomers say they’ve discovered water ice clouds on a “brown dwarf” just 7.3 light-years from Earth – the first candidate outside our own solar...

    Started by Skywizard, Yesterday 03:27
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  3. 28 Aug 2014 - NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

    28 Aug 2014 - NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young...

    Started by NASA, 29th August 2014 00:10
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  4. Scientists find evidence supporting proton fusion model of solar energy

    Thought this was interesting enough to post: http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/08/28/4075509.ht

    Started by Tesseract, 28th August 2014 03:23
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  5. 26 Aug 2014 - Solar System Ambassador Recognized for Going Above and Beyond

    26 Aug 2014 - Solar System Ambassador Recognized for Going Above and Beyond As a recipient of the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, Patrick...

    Started by NASA, 27th August 2014 00:40
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  6. 25 Aug 2014 - NASA Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Crosses Neptune's Orbit

    25 Aug 2014 - NASA Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Crosses Neptune's Orbit NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has traversed the orbit of Neptune....

    Started by NASA, 26th August 2014 04:40
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  7. 25 Aug 2014 - Rosetta: Landing Site Search Narrows

    25 Aug 2014 - Rosetta: Landing Site Search Narrows The European Space Agency's Rosetta mission has chosen five candidate landing sites on comet...

    Started by NASA, 26th August 2014 04:40
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  8. 25 Aug 2014 - 25 Years After Neptune: Reflections on Voyager

    25 Aug 2014 - 25 Years After Neptune: Reflections on Voyager Members of the Voyager team reflect on the mission's Neptune encounter, 25 years later....

    Started by NASA, 26th August 2014 04:40
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  9. 21 Aug 2014 - Cosmic Coincidence: Two Spacecraft Mark a Milestone in Deep Space

    21 Aug 2014 - Cosmic Coincidence: Two Spacecraft Mark a Milestone in Deep Space In a cosmic coincidence, New Horizons will cross Neptune's orbit 25...

    Started by NASA, 25th August 2014 16:40
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  10. Astronomers closely watching asteroids

    This came through an email: "Talk about a possible apocaplyse has become fashionable, with reports on astronomers closely watching asteroids both...

    Started by ktlight, 23rd August 2014 07:30
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  11. Sea Plankton Found on International Space Station

    Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there? :ph34r: Russian cosmonaut Vladimir Solovyev says the...

    Started by Roisin, 21st August 2014 21:43
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  12. 22 Aug 2014 - Mars Rover Team Chooses Not to Drill 'Bonanza King'

    22 Aug 2014 - Mars Rover Team Chooses Not to Drill 'Bonanza King' Evaluation of a pale, flat Martian rock as the potential next drilling target for...

    Started by NASA, 22nd August 2014 17:50
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  13. 21 Aug 2014 - Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton

    21 Aug 2014 - Voyager Map Details Neptune's Strange Moon Triton Like an old film, Voyager's historic footage of Triton has been "restored" and used...

    Started by NASA, 22nd August 2014 05:40
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  14. 21 Aug 2014 - NASA TV to Air Events About Pluto-Bound Spacecraft

    21 Aug 2014 - NASA TV to Air Events About Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Media and the public are invited to attend two events Monday, Aug. 25 from 10 a.m....

    Started by NASA, 21st August 2014 17:40
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  15. 15 Aug 2014 - As Seen by Rosetta: Comet Surface Variations

    15 Aug 2014 - As Seen by Rosetta: Comet Surface Variations New Rosetta image shows the diversity of surface structures on the nucleus of comet...

    Started by NASA, 16th August 2014 05:50
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  16. 15 Aug 2014 - Curiosity Mars Rover Prepares for Fourth Rock Drilling

    15 Aug 2014 - Curiosity Mars Rover Prepares for Fourth Rock Drilling The team operating NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has chosen a rock that looks...

    Started by NASA, 15th August 2014 17:50
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  17. 14 Aug 2014 - Stardust Team Reports Discovery of First Potential Interstellar Space Particles

    14 Aug 2014 - Stardust Team Reports Discovery of First Potential Interstellar Space Particles Seven rare, microscopic interstellar dust particles...

    Started by NASA, 14th August 2014 21:20
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  18. Are we an experiment?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRzPM3FgF9I There is a fundamental chasm in our understanding of ourselves, the universe, and everything. To...

    Started by sheme, 13th August 2014 08:40
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  19. Exclamation >>Gigantic Object with Shields Up Enters Our Solar System<<

    Posted by BP Earth Watch on August 11....... In my humble opinion we are approaching the day of doom..:clock:.. IMHO this object is a death...

    Started by marlowe, 12th August 2014 18:14
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  20. 13 Aug 2014 - Taking a Tumble on Mars

    13 Aug 2014 - Taking a Tumble on Mars A path resembling a dotted line from the upper left to middle right of this image is the track left by an...

    Started by NASA, 13th August 2014 17:40
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  21. 12 Aug 2014 - Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea

    12 Aug 2014 - Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea NASA's Cassini spacecraft recently captured images of clouds moving across the...

    Started by NASA, 12th August 2014 17:50
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  22. (WOW!) Civilians in Abandoned McDonald’s Seize Control of Wandering Space Satellite

    Now this is really interesting! Talk about taking back what's ours... ...

    Started by MorningSong, 11th August 2014 12:47
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  23. Are we alone in the universe? // NASA getting closer to finding alien life

    Are we alone in the universe? XL4qya3BwBg Published on 15 Jul 2014 With the shuttle mission grounded for good, NASA scientists are now...

    Started by Cidersomerset, 16th July 2014 18:21
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  24. 8 Aug 2014 - Ride Shotgun With NASA Saucer As It Flies to Near Space

    8 Aug 2014 - Ride Shotgun With NASA Saucer As It Flies to Near Space NASA's LDSD project successfully flew a rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test...

    Started by NASA, 8th August 2014 16:40
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  25. 7 Aug 2014 - Cassini Prepares For Its Biggest Remaining Burn

    7 Aug 2014 - Cassini Prepares For Its Biggest Remaining Burn NASA's Cassini spacecraft will execute the largest planned maneuver of the spacecraft's...

    Started by NASA, 8th August 2014 00:20
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  26. Big Bang Theory Debriefed

    Modern man looking into the infinate to write the history of the universe. How does this theory of our origins fit with you and you're...

    Started by Hazel, 7th August 2014 09:46
    • Replies: 1
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  27. 6 Aug 2014 - Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby

    6 Aug 2014 - Orbiter Completes Maneuver to Prepare for Comet Flyby Mars Odyssey successfully adjusted the timing of its orbit around Mars as a...

    Started by NASA, 7th August 2014 00:10
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  28. 6 Aug 2014 - Rosetta Arrives at Target Comet

    6 Aug 2014 - Rosetta Arrives at Target Comet After a decade-long journey chasing its target, the European Space Agency's Rosetta, carrying three...

    Started by NASA, 7th August 2014 00:10
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  29. 5 Aug 2014 - Two Years and Counting on Red Planet

    5 Aug 2014 - Two Years and Counting on Red Planet NASA's most advanced roving laboratory on Mars celebrates its second anniversary since landing...

    Started by NASA, 5th August 2014 22:50
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  30. 5 Aug 2014 - NASA Upgrades Its 3-D Spacecraft App

    5 Aug 2014 - NASA Upgrades Its 3-D Spacecraft App A new-and-improved version of NASA's Spacecraft 3D app for mobile devices is launching to coincide...

    Started by NASA, 5th August 2014 22:50
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