Archive: 23/12/2010

Kepler experienced 'safe mode' event

On Dec. 22, 2010, Kepler experienced a safe mode event. A safe mode is a self-protective measure that the spacecraft takes when something unexpected occurs. During safe mode, the spacecraft points the solar panels directly ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Space Exploration
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J-2X turbomachinery complete

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne have successfully completed the heart of the J-2X upper stage rocket engine -- the turbomachinery assemblies -- for the first development engine off the production line. ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Space Exploration
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When seeing is believing

Gaining an insight into the implications of vision loss may now be as simple as donning a pair of ‘vision goggles’, thanks to a creative new teaching aid.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medical research
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