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NASA's ISS-RapidScat to Launch Aboard SpaceX Rocket

6 hours 37 min ago



The launch of NASA's International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer, or ISS-RapidScat, is scheduled for 11:14 p.m. PDT Sept. 19 (2:14 a.m. EDT Sept. 20).



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Five Things About NASA's ISS-RapidScat

6 hours 37 min ago



Five rapid facts about NASA's RapidScat mission to monitor ocean winds, scheduled for launch to the International Space Station on Saturday, Sept. 20.



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NASA Mars Spacecraft Ready for Sept. 21 Orbit Insertion

Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft is nearing its scheduled Sept. 21 insertion into Martian orbit after a 10-month interplanetary journey.



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Dawn Operating Normally After Safe Mode Triggered

Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



The Dawn spacecraft has resumed normal ion thrusting after the thrusting unexpectedly stopped and the spacecraft entered safe mode on September 11.



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NASA Air Campaigns Focus on Arctic Climate Impacts

Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



As the region's summer comes to a close, NASA is hard at work studying how rising temperatures are affecting the Arctic.



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Pulse of a Dead Star Powers Intense Gamma Rays

Tue Sep 16, 2014 01:09 pm MDT



When the most massive stars explode as supernovas, they don't fade into the night, but sometimes glow ferociously with high-energy gamma rays.



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