Giovedì, 31 Luglio 2014

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1Luna Nuova o Novilunio
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3Primo Quarto
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NASA Breaking News


NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload to Explore the Red Planet as Never Before
The NASA Mars Rover 2020 will carry instruments to conduct unprecedented science and exploration technology investigations on the Red Planet.
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NASA Hosts 3 p.m. EDT Teleconference with Mars 2020 Principal Investigators
NASA will host a teleconference at 3 p.m. EDT today with the principal investigators of the selected instruments that will fly aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 rover.
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Hubble Shows Farthest Lensing Galaxy Yields Clues to Early Universe
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have unexpectedly discovered the most distant galaxy that acts as a cosmic magnifying glass.
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NASA, Small Business Administrators and U.S. Sen. Cardin to Announce Results of 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will join Small Business Administrator (SBA) Maria Contreras-Sweet and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, a member of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Friday, Aug. 1 at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, to announce the results of the 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard.
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NASA to Announce Mars 2020 Rover Instruments
NASA will announce on Thursday, July 31, the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 mission, a roving laboratory based on the highly successful Curiosity rover. The announcement will air live at noon EDT on NASA Television and on the agency’s website.
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NASA Selects Instruments to Track Climate Impact on Vegetation
NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change.
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NASA Holds Space Tech Mission Directorate Update Media Call Aug. 5
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to discuss the activities of the agency's Space Technology Mission Directorate and how technology drives exploration.
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Astronaut Mike Massimino Departs NASA for University Position
After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
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Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and more on Icy Saturn Moon
Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon’s underground sea all the way to its surface.
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NASA’s Long-Lived Mars Opportunity Rover Sets Off-World Driving Record
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held by the Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover.
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