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SpaceX Fairing Separation Test
Video of SpaceX's 5.2m fairing—designed in-house by SpaceX—undergoing testing in the world's largest vacuum chamber at NASA Glenn Research Center -- Plum Brook Station. SpaceX's fairing is used to protect a satellite during launch. Separation occurs when the rocket is traveling over 4x faster than a
Date: 2015-12-23 20:26:28
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Falcon 9-Reusable
Test firing of the first stage of F9-R--advanced prototype for the world's first reusable rocket. The test took place at SpaceX's rocket development facility in McGregor, TX, lasting 112 seconds. Unlike airplanes, a rocket's thrust increases with altitude; F9-R generates just over a million pounds o...
Date: 2015-12-23 20:22:01
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ORBCOMM-2 Full Launch Webcast - SpaceX
SUCCESS! With this mission, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket deliverED 11 satellites to low-Earth orbit for ORBCOMM, a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine communication and Internet of Things solutions. The ORBCOMM launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The 11 satellites were deplo
Date: 2015-12-22 17:15:53
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NASA Photo Shows Earth Rising Above the Moon
A spectacular new image taken by a NASA spacecraft shows Earth rising above the surface of the moon. The new high-resolution photo, taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), showcases the blue marble of our planet suspended above the cratered, mountainous lunar horizon. Noah Petro, LRO dep...
Date: 2015-12-19 17:18:28
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The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization Breaks Ground in Chile
The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is slated to be the first in a new class of extremely large telescopes, capable of producing images with 10 times the clarity of those captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The GMT aims to discover Earth-like planets around nearby stars and the tiny distortions t...
Date: 2015-12-08 16:25:03
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GIANT MAGELLAN TELESCOPE - "A PERFECT MIRROR"
Dr. Wendy Freedman, Chairman GMT, and Dr. Pat McCarthy, Director GMT, discuss the Giant Magellan Telescope's mirrors and the science that they will enable.
Date: 2015-12-08 16:12:19
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Martian Atmosphere -NASA
Mars is a cold and barren desert today, but scientists think that in the ancient past it was warm and wet. The loss of the early Martian atmosphere may have led to this dramatic change, and one of the prime suspects is the solar wind. Unlike Earth, Mars lacks a global magnetic field to deflect the s
Date: 2015-11-05 20:06:01
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Earth Rising-ISS Timelapse
This time lapse footage of the earth during sunrise accross te planet was taken by the International Space Station on October 3, 2015. NASA, 2015
Date: 2015-10-19 19:04:45
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Liquid Water on Mars - NASA
Highlights from a Sept. 28, 2015, briefing with NASA officials discussing the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars.
Date: 2015-09-28 16:54:34
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50 Years of Mars Exploration
2015 marks 50 years of successful NASA missions to Mars starting with Mariner 4 in 1965. Since then, a total of 15 robotic missions led by various NASA centers have laid the groundwork for future human missions to the Red Planet. The journey to Mars continues with additional robotic missions planned...
Date: 2015-08-26 19:49:04
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