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The Search Begins For The Pioneers Of Mars

Mars One co-founder tells CBC about its proposed one-way trip to the Red Planet
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James Webb Space Telescope on track for 2018 launch

NASA technicians have just finished the mirror backplate support structure, a folding wing assembly designed with to safely collapse the beryllium mirror during flight, and expand it again in orbit.
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Sarasota scientists discovered dolphins give each other names

Dolphins use individual names for each other, reaearchers say, created by and for themselves.
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NASA's Curiosity rover revving up for more science

NASA's Curiosity rover, which has been exploring Mars since it landed to much fanfare last August, should be running at full capacity next week, after a memory glitch set the robot back.
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New Mars Rover Approached Red Planet

As the Curiosity Rover, onboard the Mars Science Laboratory, approaches the red planet we stand at the dawn of a new age of discovery on Mars.
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Live Stream of Venus Crossing Sun

Watch as Venus makes a once in a lifetime transit of our sun.
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Commercial Spacecraft Docks At ISS

The SpaceX Dragon Capsule successfully docked with the ISS on its first attempt.
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Apollo Computer (1960)

This is the type of computer that went to the moon in the Apollo missions from 1969 to 1972.
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The Venus Transit

A site dedicated to the next Venus's transit
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Mooning Mercury

This discovery image provides the first evidence that Mercury has a small natural satellite or moon.
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