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The European Space Agency’s 2015 Preview

ESA previews activities planned for 2015.
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December 13th, 2014
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What’s Up for September 2014

From the Jet Propulsion Laboratory comes this month’s preview of the nighttime sky. View the
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September 3rd, 2014
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NASA Tests Model of Powerful New Rocket

Engineers at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, are wrapping up acoustic testing
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August 28th, 2014
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The Rosetta Mission Asks: What Can We Learn from Comets?

The Rosetta mission will give us an unprecedented look inside a comet, watching the icy
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August 22nd, 2014
Concept of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft preparing to take a sample from asteroid Bennu. - NASA/Goddard

Asteroid Sampler OSIRIS-REx Moves from Paper to Metal Bending

NASA Spacecraft Scheduled to Rendezvous with Asteroid Bennu in 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA’s team
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April 10th, 2014
Gravity measurements by NASA's Cassini spacecraft and Deep Space Network suggest that Saturn's moon Enceladus, which has jets of water vapor and ice gushing from its south pole, also harbors a large interior ocean beneath an ice shell, as this illustration depicts. - NASA/JPL-Caltech

Space Assets Detect Ocean Inside Saturn Moon

NASA Gravity Measurements Point to Huge Interior Ocean Beneath Ice PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Cassini
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April 4th, 2014
Artist’s view of a remote icy asteroid with the sun in the distance. Astronomers recently announced the discovery of 2012 VP113, the most distant asteroid ever seen. - NASA/JPL

Dwarf Planet ‘Biden’ Hints at Planet X at Solar System’s Edge

by bob king Asteroids have been hot this week. Just days after discovering the first
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March 31st, 2014
Concept of a portion of MarsOne's Martian outpost. - MarsOne

Mars One Begins Work on a Simulated Mars Home for Crew

Candidates to Gain Valuable Analog Experience AMERSFOORT, The Netherlands — Mars One has announced the
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March 28th, 2014
ExoMars rover. - ESA

Mars Yard Ready for Red Planet Rover

Realistic Training Ground for Sophisticated Navigation System Development STEVENAGE, U.K. — A state-of-the-art ‘Mars yard’
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March 27th, 2014
Screen grab from video showing animation of how NASA's Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft would be prepared for a deep space mission launch from the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Story and video below. - NASA

NASA Passes Major Milestone for Spaceport of the Future

Flexible Support for Variety of Launch Systems and Spacecraft Key to New Design KENNEDY SPACE
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March 27th, 2014
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Space Mining: David Gump at TEDxCibeles

Deep Space Industries’ CEO talks about the constrainment of space tech to ‘proven’ technology and
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