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Mighty Eagle gets a new view

( —The Mighty Eagle, NASA's robotic prototype lander managed out of NASA"s Marshall Space Flight Center, recently completed a test series to monitor its systems functionality after coming out of winter storage. ...

dateMay 31, 2013 in Space Exploration
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House panel subpoenas on wind power, eagle deaths

House Republicans are seeking to compel the Obama administration to turn over uncensored, internal documents related to its enforcement of environmental laws at wind farms where eagles and other protected birds have been ...

dateMar 12, 2014 in Ecology
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'Elephant trunks' in space

( -- NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, captured this image of a star-forming cloud of dust and gas, called Sh2-284, located in the constellation of Monoceros. Lining up along the edges of a ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Astronomy
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Stellar Powerhouses in the Eagle Nebula

( -- A spectacular section of the well-known Eagle Nebula has been targeted by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This collection of dazzling stars is called NGC 6611, an open star cluster that formed about ...

dateJan 04, 2011 in Astronomy
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