Florida Space Research and Information

August 31, 2010

Satellite burns up in Earth’s atmosphere

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A NASA satellite that spent seven years studying Earth's polar regions ended its successful mission Monday by plunging back to Earth on purpose to burn up in the atmosphere.

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NASA - Earth - Atmosphere of Earth - Polar region - Space

Dead spacecraft on Mars lives on in new study

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Data collected by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander before it went silent for good on the Red Planet is providing valuable insight for a new study on the interactions between the Martian dirt and atmosphere.

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Classic NASA photos rocket onto Flickr

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NASA has posted almost 200 pictures to the photo-sharing site Flickr in what is the first of many batches of photos the space agency plans to share for public feedback.

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NASA test-fires Ares I rocket motor in Utah

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Astronaut from first operational shuttle mission dies

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Former NASA astronaut William "Bill" Lenoir, who flew aboard the first operational mission of the space shuttle in November 1982, died Thursday at age 71.

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NASA - Space Shuttle - Astronaut - Space - Technology

Historic Mercury launch pad reimagined as classroom

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August 30, 2010

Satellite-watchers concerned about China

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Cosmic Log: Saturn floats on gossamer rings

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NASA funds suborbital cruisers

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