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NASA's Mars rover two weeks from landing

(Phys.org) -- NASA's most advanced planetary rover is on a precise course for an early August landing beside a Martian mountain to begin two years of unprecedented scientific detective work. However, getting ...

dateJul 17, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Most experienced US spacewalker retires

A NASA astronaut who spent more hours walking in space than any other American and also set a record for the longest spaceflight mission has retired to join the private sector, the US space agency said Monday.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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