Archive: 08/8/2007

Shuttle Crew at the Pad

The STS-118 crew is at Launch Pad 39A. A short elevator ride to the 195-foot level brought the astronauts to the White Room where one by one each crewmember is assisted by NASA's closeout crew to prepare to ...

dateAug 08, 2007 in Space Exploration
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NASA Sees Santa Barbara Wildfires

This image shows the Zaca fire, which continues to burn in the Los Padres National Forest near Santa Barbara, Calif. The image was acquired by ASTER on Aug. 7, 2007.

dateAug 08, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Martian Skies Brighten Slightly

Slight clearing of still-dusty Martian skies has improved the energy situation for both Spirit and Opportunity, allowing controllers to increase the rovers' science observations. Spirit is even being commanded ...

dateAug 08, 2007 in Space Exploration
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An early ape shows its hand

Fossils often have provided important insights into the evolution of humans and our ancestors. Even small fossils, such as bones from the hand or foot can tell us much about our ancestor’s and their behavior. Such may be ...

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Love at first sight of your body fat

When we choose a partner for a relationship there may be many and complex reasons for our choice, but it has been known for many years that we tend to select people with characteristics similar to our own.

dateAug 08, 2007 in Other
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