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  <strong>NASA</strong> to prepare ISS for future arrival of commercial spacecraft

NASA to prepare ISS for future arrival of commercial spacecraft

25 May 2015

Washington: NASA engineers are set to prepare the International Space Station (ISS) for the future arrival of US commercial crew and cargo vehicles. NASA is in the process of re-configuring the station to create primary and back up docking ports for US commercial crew spacecraft currently in development by Boeing and SpaceX.

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 Say hello to 'nastiest' star ever

Say hello to 'nastiest' star ever

23 May 2015

Washington: NASA's Hubble space telescope has spotted a weird star in our galaxy and has been nicknamed "nasty" owing to its behaviour never seen before. The hefty, rapidly ageing star 'Nasty 1' may represent a brief transitory stage in the evolution of extremely massive stars.

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<strong>NASA</strong> launches small research satellite

NASA launches small research satellite

21 May 2015

Washington: With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion has been launched into space.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> launches small research satellite

NASA launches small research satellite

21 May 2015

Washington: With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion has been launched into space.

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<strong>NASA</strong> announces competition to design 3D homes

NASA announces competition to design 3D homes

19 May 2015

Washington: The US space agency NASA has announced a new USD 2.25 million competition to design and build a 3D printed habitat for deep space exploration, including Mars.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> soil moisture mission begins beaming key science

NASA soil moisture mission begins beaming key science

20 May 2015

Washington:  NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) mission to map global soil moisture and detect whether soils are frozen or thawed has begun science operations.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> certifies SpaceX to launch big-ticket science probes

NASA certifies SpaceX to launch big-ticket science probes

18 May 2015

Washington: NASA has formally certified US-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket to launch the most ambitious science missions.

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 <strong>NASA</strong> records 'alien sounds' above Earth

NASA records 'alien sounds' above Earth

06 May 2015

New York: Ultra-sensitive microphones aboard a NASA student balloon, floating at the edge of space has captured infrasonic sounds whose source has not been ascertained as yet.

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 Curiosity rover clicks serene sunset on Mars

Curiosity rover clicks serene sunset on Mars

11 May 2015

Washington: In what could be a perfect desktop or smartphone screensaver for millions on the Earth, NASA's Curiosity rover has recorded a stunning view of the sunset from its location in Gale Crater on the Red Planet.

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 Mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are reflections of sunlight

Mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet Ceres are reflections of sunlight

14 May 2015

Washington: The mysterious bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres are only reflections of the sun's light on reflective material on the surface, possibly ice, NASA said.

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