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Associated Press
August 08, 2018 - 7:44 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A red-hot voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before. NASA's Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to "touch" the sun, hurtling through the sizzling solar atmosphere and coming within just 3.8 million miles (6 million kilometers...
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NASA
August 03, 2018 - 11:00 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (KNX 1070/AP) — NASA on Friday assigned the astronauts who will ride the first commercial capsules into orbit next year and bring crew launches back to the U.S. SpaceX and Boeing are shooting for a test flight of their capsules by the end of this year or early next, with the...
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Associated Press
July 25, 2018 - 7:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A huge lake of salty water appears to be buried deep in Mars, raising the possibility of finding life on the red planet. The discovery, based on observations by a European spacecraft, generated excitement from experts. Water is essential to life as we know it, and scientists have...
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Getty
June 27, 2018 - 12:34 pm
(KNX 1070) -- NASA has delayed the launch of its next-generation space telescope again. The space agency said today that the James Webb Space Telescope will now fly no earlier than 2021-- pushed back from 2020. Independent Review Board Chairman Thomas Young explains why: The delay means the...
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Associated Press
June 13, 2018 - 8:04 am
(AP) - A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun. Flight controllers tried late Tuesday night to contact Opportunity, but the rover did not respond. The storm has been growing since the end of May and now covers one-quarter of the...
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Associated Press
June 07, 2018 - 9:07 am
(AP/KNX1070) - New Mars discoveries are advancing the case for possible life on the red planet, past or even present. Scientists reported Thursday that NASA's Curiosity rover has found potential building blocks of life in an ancient Martian lakebed. Hints have been found before, but this is the...
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May 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
LOS ANGELES (KNX1070/CBS News) - The Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Mars InSight probe blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and was seen shooting over the San Gabriel Mountains early Saturday morning. The InSight probe is the first NASA lander designed entirely to study the deep interior...
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