Archive: 07/28/2005

Water ice in crater at Martian north pole

This image, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, show a patch of water ice sitting on the floor of an unnamed crater near the Martian north pole.

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Discovery Arrives at International Space Station

Space Shuttle Discovery reached its orbital destination this morning. Discovery docked with the International Space Station at 7:18 a.m. EDT to begin an eight-day stay at the Station. ...

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The sun may contain more neon than thought

The Chandra X-ray Observatory's survey of nearby sun-like stars suggests there's nearly three times more neon in the sun and local universe than thought.

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Researchers debate existence of Atlantis

Researchers are no closer to finding the location of the lost city of Atlantis, saying they are confused by Plato's account of its disappearance.

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NASA grounds shuttle fleet

NASA Wednesday ordered the nation's shuttle fleet grounded until scientists determine how much damage occurred during Discovery's Tuesday liftoff.

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