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NASA's Juno spacecraft burns for Jupiter

NASA's solar-powered Juno spacecraft successfully executed a maneuver to adjust its flight path today, Feb. 3. The maneuver refined the spacecraft's trajectory, helping set the stage for Juno's arrival at the solar system's ...

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Inside Rosetta's comet

There are no large caverns inside Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. ESA's Rosetta mission has made measurements that clearly demonstrate this, solving a long-standing mystery.

dateFeb 04, 2016 in Space Exploration
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JWST instruments are coming in from the cold

After being tested at extremely low temperatures for more than two months, the four instruments of the James Webb Space Telescope are preparing to come in from the cold. First indications from the NIRSpec and MIRI teams are ...

dateFeb 03, 2016 in Space Exploration
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ESA image: London nightlife

ESA astronaut Tim Peake took this image of London, UK, from the International Space Station 400 km above Earth. At the time it was midnight in the capital city and, because the Space Station runs on Greenwich Mean Time, it ...

dateFeb 03, 2016 in Space Exploration
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