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  Why June 30 will be a bit longer, reveals <strong>NASA</strong>

Why June 30 will be a bit longer, reveals NASA

27 Jun 2015

Washington: Strictly speaking, a day lasts 86,400 seconds. On June 30, the day will officially be a bit longer than usual because an extra second or 'leap' second will be added and NASA has an explanation for this.

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SpaceX rocket explodes after launch in Florida

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch in Florida

29 Jun 2015

Miami: An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded minutes after lift-off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, following what was meant to be a routine cargo mission to the International Space Station.

SpaceX rocket,   SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket,   SpaceX rocket explosion,   SpaceX rocket launch,   Cape Canaveral,   Florida,   International Space Station,   NASA,   latest world news,  
   <strong>NASA</strong> to explore safe landing sites on Mars

NASA to explore safe landing sites on Mars

26 Jun 2015

Washington: In its bid for the next giant leap to Mars, NASA is seeking ideas for enabling human explorers to safely land, live and work on the Red Planet. NASA's first "Landing Site/Exploration Zone Workshop for Human Missions to the Surface of Mars" will be held October 27-30 at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston.

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<strong>NASA</strong> to send Microsoft's virtual reality headset to International Space Station

NASA to send Microsoft's virtual reality headset to International Space Station

26 Jun 2015

Washington: NASA is sending Microsoft's virtual reality headset to the International Space Station (ISS) to beam back to Earth what astronauts see in space. NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the ISS.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> spots more 'mysterious' bright spots on Ceres

NASA spots more 'mysterious' bright spots on Ceres

25 Jun 2015

Washington: New images of Ceres from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have provided more visible images of mysterious bright spots and also revealed a pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape.

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 'Lord of the Rings' spotted  in Milky Way

'Lord of the Rings' spotted in Milky Way

26 Jun 2015

Washington: Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the largest and brightest set of rings from X-ray light echoes ever observed. These extraordinary rings, produced by an intense flare from a neutron star, provide astronomers a rare chance to determine how far across the Milky Way galaxy the star is from the Earth.

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 'Lakes' found on Saturn's moon Titan

'Lakes' found on Saturn's moon Titan

23 Jun 2015

Washington: A study using data from the joint NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) Cassini mission suggests the Saturn moon Titan's surface indentation that is similar to creation of sinkholes on the Earth.

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NASA's mission to Jupiter's moon Europa enters next phase

NASA's mission to Jupiter's moon Europa enters next phase

18 Jun 2015

Washington: NASA's mission to search for signs of life on Jupiter's moon Europa has crossed its first major milestone and moved to the development phase.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> image shows brighter side of lonely galaxy

NASA image shows brighter side of lonely galaxy

11 Jun 2015

Washington: NASA's Hubble space telescope has sent back images of a strange lonely galaxy called NGC 6503 in striking detail and also with a rich set of colours. NGC 6503 is 18 million light-years away from us in the northern circumpolar constellation of Draco.

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  Moon engulfed in permanent dust cloud: Study

Moon engulfed in permanent dust cloud: Study

19 Jun 2015

New York: The Moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud made of tiny dust grains kicked up from the Moon's surface by the impact of high-speed, interplanetary dust particles, says a study.

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