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Chandra X-Ray Observatory Turns Ten

"We and the cosmos are one. The cosmos is a vast body, of which we are still parts. …It is a vital power rippling exquisitely through us all the time." D.H. Lawrence*

Aug 20, 2009
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GOCE's 'heart' starts beating

GOCE's highly sensitive gradiometer instrument has been switched on and is producing data. Forming the heart of GOCE, the gradiometer is specifically designed to measure Earth's gravity field with unprecedented ...

Apr 08, 2009
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Cassini Swaps Thrusters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Early this morning the Cassini spacecraft relayed information that it had successfully swapped to a backup set of propulsion thrusters late Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2009
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Cassini Thruster Swap Planned

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Cassini spacecraft will swap to a backup set of propulsion thrusters in mid-March due to degradation in the performance of the current set of thrusters.

Feb 02, 2009
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