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NASA's 'green' planetary test lander crashes

Earlier this week NASA safely landed a robotic rover on Mars 350 million miles (563 million kilometers) away. But on Thursday here on Earth, a test model planetary lander crashed and burned at Kennedy Space Center in the ...

dateAug 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Image: Readying Orion for flight

( -- The NASA team at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans has completed the final weld on the first space-bound Orion capsule. The Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) Orion will be shipped to the Kennedy Space ...

dateJun 26, 2012 in Space Exploration
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