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November 15, 2012
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NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building Prepared for Multiple Rockets
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Nov 08, 2012
The Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is undergoing renovations to accommodate future launch vehicles. A project of Ground Systems Development and Operations, or GSDO, space shuttle-era work platforms have been removed from the VAB's High Bay 3 and accommodations are being made to support a variety of future spacecraft, including NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket. The changes are part of a centerwide modernization and refurbishment initia ... read more
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Cassini Halloween Treat: Titan Glows in the Dark
A literal shot in the dark by imaging cameras on NASA's Cassini spacecraft has yielded an image of a visible glow from Titan, emanating not just from the top of Titan's atmosphere, but also - surpri ... more
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Saturn's giant storm reveals the planet's churning atmosphere
A recent study of the giant storm whirling on Saturn for the past two years, which became known as the "Great Springtime Storm", has given planetary scientists new clues about the planet's weather. ... more
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Giant impact scenario may explain the unusual moons of Saturn
Among the oddities of the outer solar system are the middle-sized moons of Saturn, a half-dozen icy bodies dwarfed by Saturn's massive moon Titan. According to a new model for the origin of the Satu ... more


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The sound in Saturn's rings: RUB-Physicists explain nonlinear dust acoustic waves in dusty plasmas
Dusty plasmas can be found in many places both in space and in the laboratory. Due to their special properties, dust acoustic waves can propagate inside these plasmas like sound waves in air, and ca ... more


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What's Baking on Titan?
Radar images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal some new curiosities on the surface of Saturn's mysterious moon Titan, including a nearly circular feature that resembles a giant hot cross bun and ... more
The Year In Space
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A Long and Winding Road: Cassini Celebrates 15 Years
Today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft celebrates 15 years of uninterrupted drive time, earning it a place among the ultimate interplanetary road warriors. Since launching on Oct. 15, 1997, the spac ... more
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Bouncing on Titan
ESA's Huygens probe bounced, slid and wobbled its way to rest in the 10 seconds after touching down on Saturn's moon, Titan, in January 2005, a new analysis reveals. The findings provide novel insig ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Lockheed Martin successfully fired their new anti-ship missile

First GPS 3 satellite receives commands from new OCX ground control segment

EU launches defence pact it calls 'bad news for enemies'

China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program

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Navigating the Seas of Titan
Humanity has landed a rover on Mars. Now, say scientists, it's time to land a boat on Titan. This outlandish scenario could become reality, according to engineers presenting their proposals at the E ... more
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Titan Shows Surprising Seasonal Changes
Detailed observations of Saturn's moon Titan have now spanned 30 years, covering an entire solar orbit for this distant world. Dr. Athena Coustenis from the Paris-Meudon Observatory in France has an ... more
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Does Triton Have a Subsurface Ocean?
Triton was discovered in 1846 by the British astronomer William Lassell, but much about Neptune's largest moon still remains a mystery. A Voyager 2 flyby in 1989 offered a quick peak at the satellit ... more
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Saturn and its Largest Moon Reflect Their True Colors
Posing for portraits for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, Saturn and its largest moon, Titan, show spectacular colors in a quartet of images being released. One image captures the changing hues of Saturn' ... more
CHIP TECH

NASA Goddard Team to Demonstrate Miniaturized Spectrometer-on-a-Chip
The Composite Infrared Spectrometer (CIRS) is big. It's powerful and it discovered, among other things, that Saturn's mysterious moon Enceladus was one of the very few worlds in the solar system tha ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

Space Mystery Solved by Student Satellite

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

Pangolin traffickers opening up new routes: study

When physics gives evolution a leg up by breaking one

Scientists reveal rules for making ribs

MARSDAILY

Mars Landing Sky Show
Every time NASA lands a rover on Mars--or even makes the attempt--it is cause for celebration. On August 5th, the heavens themselves are aligning to mark the event. Only a few hours before the ... more
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Giant Ice Avalanches On Iapetus Provide Clue To Extreme Slippage Elsewhere In The Solar System
"We see landslides everywhere in the solar system," says Kelsi Singer, graduate student in Earth and planetary sciences in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, "but Saturn's icy ... more
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River networks on Titan point to a puzzling geologic history
For many years, Titan's thick, methane- and nitrogen-rich atmosphere kept astronomers from seeing what lies beneath. Saturn's largest moon appeared through telescopes as a hazy orange orb, in contra ... more
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Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil

Mars orbiter back online after system swap

What Arctic Rocks Say About Mars: An Interview with Hans Amundsen


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China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


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Cassini Halloween Treat: Titan Glows in the Dark

Saturn's giant storm reveals the planet's churning atmosphere

Giant impact scenario may explain the unusual moons of Saturn


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Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

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Cassini Spots Daytime Lightning on Saturn
Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year's storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in the mi ... more
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Saturn's Rings are Back
It's been nearly two years since NASA's Cassini spacecraft has had views like these of Saturn's glorious rings. These views are possible again because Cassini has changed the angle at which it orbit ... more
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Cassini Flies High to View Saturn's Rings Again
It's been nearly two years since NASA's Cassini spacecraft has had views like those it is now enjoying of Saturn's glorious rings. These views are possible again because Cassini has changed the angl ... more
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The Titanian Seasons Turn, Turn, Turn
Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show a concentration of high-altitude haze and a vortex materializing at the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan, signs that the seasons are turning on Saturn's l ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
A diamond as the steppingstone to new materials, using plasma physics technology

Columbia engineers create artificial graphene in a nanofabricated semiconductor structure

Rules for superconductivity mirrored in 'excitonic insulator'

Research dispels misconception of superconductivity in niobium compound

U.S. solar power group says it sees headwinds ahead

Bruce Power Contracts Major Industry Suppliers for Steam Generator Replacement Project

Oil-rich Alberta sees momentum for wind energy

EXO WORLDS

The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Dust

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Titan's tides point to hidden ocean

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Cassini Shows Why Jet Streams Cross-Cut Saturn

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Cassini Sees Tropical Lakes on Saturn Moon

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Milky Way Cupcakes: A Savior for NASA's Non-manned Missions?

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Enceladus Plume is a New Kind of Plasma Laboratory

EXO LIFE

Seeking Signs of Life at the Glacier's Edge

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Cassini Spots Tiny Moon, Begins to Tilt Orbit

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Cassini, Saturn Moon Photographer

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Cassini to Probe Enceladus Gravity, Take Pictures

SwRI Scientists Assess Age Of Titan's Organic Atmosphere

Cassini Finds Saturn Moon has Planet-Like Qualities

NASA Research Estimates How Long Titan's Chemical Factory Has Been in Business

Cassini Sees Objects Blazing Trails in Saturn Ring

Cassini Finds Titan Lake is Like a Namibia Mudflat

Cassini Successfully Flies over Enceladus

UF-led team uses new observatory to characterize low-mass planets orbiting nearby star

A magnetic surprise for Venus Express

Cassini makes simultaneous measurements of Saturn's nightside aurora and electric current system

The sounds of Mars and Venus are revealed for the first time

Icy Moons through Cassini's Eyes

How the Equatorial Ridge on Saturn's Moon Iapetus Formed

Enceladus, Janus and Dione Rev 163 Raw Preview

Is it Snowing Microbes on Enceladus?

Happy Birthday Titan!

Cassini to Make Closest Pass Yet over Enceladus South Pole

Some orbits more popular than others in solar systems

Cassini Sees Saturn Stressing out Enceladus

Hazy shades of life on early Earth

Cassini Spies Wave Rattling Jet Stream on Jupiter

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