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Herschel satellite weighed and fuelled

(PhysOrg.com) -- About two weeks ago, Herschel was weighed to record its dry mass before the satellite was fuelled with 256 kg of liquid hydrazine. After switching it on to confirm normal function, engineers ...

dateApr 22, 2009 in Space Exploration
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2 small eruptions occur at Alaska volcano

(AP) -- Alaska's Mount Redoubt erupted at least twice Wednesday as officials from a pipeline company assessed conditions at a nearby oil storage facility to determine whether to remove its contents.

dateMar 25, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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