Space History Photo: Right Side of Control Panel

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The close-up of the right side of the control panel in the Plum Brook Facility shows the controls for the manual operation of the shim rods.
  • By: SPACE.com
  • On: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:24:44 EDT

NASA Will Unveil New Discovery from Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope Today @ 2pm ET

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NASA will announce a new discovery by its planet-hunting Kepler space telescope today, and you can following the unveiling live online. Space agency officials and scientists will host a live news teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT).
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  • On: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:24:04 EDT

NASA Moon Probe Will Bite the Lunar Dust Soon: What It Taught Us

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A NASA probe orbiting the moon will literally bite the lunar dust within the next week or so when it crashes into the moon's far side.
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  • On: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:47:08 EDT

ALMA: Large Array Looks Through Dust To See Starbirth

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The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is a telescope array that peers through stardust to see planetary systems under construction.
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  • On: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:20:04 EDT

SpaceX Leases Historic Launch Complex 39A from NASA for new Era of Commercial Space Launches

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The keys to NASA’s historic launch Pad 39A that propelled humanity’s first man to walk on the Moon – Neil Armstrong – during the history making flight of Apollo 11, have been handed over to new owners, namely the private aerospace firm SpaceX for a new purpose – serving as a commercial launch facility. NASA […]
  • By: Universe Today
  • On: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:06:06 +0000

Mars Puts on Dazzling Show for Amateur Astronomers (Photos)

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Stargazers took a set of stunning images of Mars during a fortuitous alignment that occurs every two years. The bright rust coloration of Mars is known for is due to iron-rich minerals.
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  • On: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:42:15 EDT

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