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Curiosity rover begins next Mars chapter

After collecting drilled rock powder in arguably the most scenic landscape yet visited by a Mars rover, NASA's Curiosity mobile laboratory is driving toward uphill destinations as part of its two-year mission extension that ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Space Exploration
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New twist in SpaceX rocket blast probe

The mysterious explosion of a SpaceX rocket last month took an odd turn with a "cordial" encounter between staff of Elon Musk's firm and fierce rival United Launch Alliance, The Washington Post reported.

dateOct 02, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Final descent image from Rosetta spacecraft

A new image of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was taken by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft shortly before its controlled impact into the comet's surface on Sept. 30, 2016. Confirmation of the end of ...

dateSep 30, 2016 in Space Exploration
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