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Trump meeting puts NASA funding in question

Since the election of Donald Trump, NASA has had its share of concerns about the future. Given the President-elect's position and past statements on climate science, there has been speculation that his presidency will curtail ...

dateDec 08, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Image: Fires on Cape Barren Island, Australia

The Tasmanian Fire Service reported that a vegetation fire near Thunder and Lightning Bay, Cape Barren Island, Australia, started on Dec. 4, 2016, and was still blazing on Dec. 6. Smoke from the fire was seen from space by ...

dateDec 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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STEREO—10 years of revolutionary solar views

Launched 10 years ago, on Oct. 25, 2006, the twin spacecraft of NASA's STEREO mission – short for Solar and Terrestrial Relations Observatory – have given us unprecedented views of the sun, including the first-ever simultaneous ...

dateOct 26, 2016 in Space Exploration
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