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May 28, 2015
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The Moon or Mars: Flawed Debate, False Choice - Part One
Los Angeles CA (SPX) May 20, 2015
The Moon or Mars debate continues despite every single report or recommendation from NASA, NRC or other independent study that point to the Moon as the next logical destination for human space exploration and settlement. Once we hone the technologies to live there, "this time to stay" as the Bush administration of yore put it, we would have all the tools to live on Mars, return resources from the asteroids, homestead on Ceres or even the much prettier outer gems in our solar system like the satellites of ... read more
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EXO LIFE

Ether Compounds Could Work like DNA On Oily Worlds
In the search for life beyond Earth, scientists have justifiably focused on water because all biology as we know it requires this fluid. A wild card, however, is whether alternative liquids can also ... more
SPACE SCOPES

First Light of New Laser at Paranal
The 4 Laser Guide Star Facility (4LGSF) team have achieved first light with the first of four laser guide star units on Unit Telescope 4 (UT4) of ESO's Very Large Telescope at Paranal. This is a key ... more
SATURN DAILY

Saturn Moon's Activity Could Be 'Curtain Eruptions'
New research using data from NASA's Cassini mission suggests most of the eruptions from Saturn's moon Enceladus might be diffuse curtains rather than discrete jets. Many features that appear to be i ... more
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Geochemical process on Saturn's moon linked to life's origin
New work from a team including Carnegie's Christopher Glein has revealed the pH of water spewing from a geyser-like plume on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Their findings are an important step toward dete ... more


SATURN DAILY

Saturn's Faint D Ring
Not all of Saturn's rings are created equal: here the C and D rings appear side-by-side, but the C ring, which occupies the bottom half of this image, clearly outshines its neighbor. The D rin ... more
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EXO WORLDS

Titan's Atmosphere Useful In Study Of Hazy Exoplanets
With more than a thousand confirmed planets outside of our solar system, astronomers are attempting to identify the atmospheres of these distant bodies to determine if they could possibly host life. ... more
SATURN DAILY

Violent methane storms on Titan may solve dune direction mystery
With its thick, hazy atmosphere and surface rivers, mountains, lakes and dunes, Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is one of the most Earthlike places in the solar system. As the Cassini-Huygens spacecra ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
USAF verifies reliability of Minuteman ICBM system

US Defense Department to deploy radar in alaska to protect Pacific coast

Patent for Navy small space debris tracker

Russia's nuclear threats 'deeply troubling': NATO chief

China promises not to join nuclear arms race

US B-52 bombers over Sweden to send Moscow a 'security political signal'

Re-establishing the Anglo-American special relationship

SATURN DAILY

NASA-funded Study Explains Saturn's Epic Tantrums
The long-standing mystery of why Saturn seethes with enormous storms every 30 years may have been solved by scientists working with data from NASA's Cassini mission. The tempests, which can grow int ... more
SATURN DAILY

Explaining Saturn's Great White Spots
Every 20 to 30 years, Saturn's atmosphere roils with giant, planet-encircling thunderstorms that produce intense lightning and enormous cloud disturbances. The head of one of these storms - popularl ... more
SATURN DAILY

Saturn Spacecraft Returns to the Realm of Icy Moons
A dual view of Saturn's icy moon Rhea marks the return of NASA's Cassini spacecraft to the realm of the planet's icy satellites. This follows nearly two years during which the spacecraft's orbits ca ... more
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SATURN DAILY

A new spin on Saturn's peculiar rotation
Tracking the rotation speed of solid planets, like the Earth and Mars, is a relatively simple task: Just measure the time it takes for a surface feature to roll into view again. But giant gas planet ... more
ROBO SPACE

Robotic SPACE Explorers Need Smarts to Survive
If a robot plunges into the ocean of an icy moon, perhaps near Saturn or Jupiter, its main problem will be figuring out what to do next. Even at light speed, it takes hours for communications to pas ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Russian NGOs fear fresh crackdown after 'undesirable' law

Seoul elevates gardening to high art

Drought-hit Californians paint their lawns green

Less active North Atlantic hurricane season forecast: US

Deaths from major heatwave sweeping India top 1,100

Houston submerged as wild weather kills at least 28 in US, Mexico

Ethiopia's ruling party wins election landslide

SATURN DAILY

Titan's Atmosphere Created As Gases Escaped Core
A decade ago, a tiny but mighty probe descended into the soupy atmosphere of Titan. This moon of Saturn is of great interest to astrobiologists because its chemistry and liquid cycle remind us of wh ... more
IRON AND ICE

A second minor planet may possess Saturn-like rings
There are only five bodies in our solar system that are known to bear rings. The most obvious is the planet Saturn; to a lesser extent, rings of gas and dust also encircle Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptu ... more
SATURN DAILY

Researchers study methane-rich plumes from Saturn's icy moon Enceladus
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has measured a curious abundance of methane spewing into the atmosphere of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. A team of American and French scientists published findings in Geoph ... more
SATURN DAILY

Exploring the Depths of Titan's Seas
In our solar system, there are only two planetary bodies with liquid lakes and seas-Earth and Titan, a moon of Saturn. But instead of water, Titan lakes are made of liquid methane with temperatures ... more
EXO LIFE

Saturn moon's ocean may have hydrothermal activity
A new study by a team of Cassini mission scientists led by the University of Colorado Boulder have found that microscopic grains of rock detected near Saturn imply hydrothermal activity is taking pl ... more
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SATURN DAILY

Hot water activity on icy moon's seafloor
Tiny grains of rock detected by the international Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn point to hydrothermal activity on the seafloor of its icy moon Enceladus. The finding adds to the tantalising pos ... more
SATURN DAILY

Rocky grains stir theories of life on Saturn moon
Grains of rock spewed into deep space suggest a small moon of Saturn has hydrothermal vents, boosting theories it may harbour microbial life, scientists said Wednesday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
On-demand X-rays at synchrotron light sources

Local consortium to build 92MW solar power station in Kagoshima

TEPCO close to completing radioactive water cleanup at Fukushima NPP

Researchers develop intelligent handheld robots

One step closer to a single-molecule device

Robotic bird takes flight from back of robot roach

Rising worker activism in 'world's workshop' challenges China

EARLY EARTH

How The Code Of Life Passed Through Primitive Kinds Of Cells

SATURN DAILY

Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan

SATURN DAILY

NASA wants to send a submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

SATURN DAILY

A New Way to View Titan: 'Despeckle' It

SATURN DAILY

Cassini Catches Titan Naked in the Solar Wind

EXO WORLDS

Gigantic ring system around J1407b much larger, heavier than Saturn's

SATURN DAILY

NASA and ESA Celebrate 10 Years Since Titan Landing

SATURN DAILY

Scientists Pinpoint Saturn With Exquisite Accuracy

SATURN DAILY

More accurate Saturn positioning helps improve astro navigation

SPACE TRAVEL

The NACA's Space Legacy

Revisiting a 2009 Space Exploration Architecture Proposal

Signs of Europa Plumes Remain Elusive in Search of Cassini Data

Saturn's Moons: What a Difference a Decade Makes

Tennessee research offers explanation for Titan dune puzzle

How Can We Search For Life On Icy Moons Such As Europa?

Cassini probe measures sea depth on Saturn's moon Titan

Cassini Sails into New Ocean Adventures on Titan

Peering into Planetary Atmospheres

Cassini Sees Sunny Seas on Titan

NASA Identifies Ice Cloud Above Cruising Altitude on Titan

NASA-led study sees Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

Wobbling of a Saturn moon hints at what lies beneath

Titan's Swirling Polar Cloud Is Cold And Toxic

Winter is coming ... to Titan's south pole

Cyanide fog marks winter's onset on Saturn moon Titan

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

First evidence for water ice clouds found outside solar system

Bright Clumps in Saturn Ring Now Mysteriously Scarce

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