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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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NASA launches Atlas V to send two probes to study radiation belt around earth

An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to put a pair of heavily shielded NASA science satellites into position to study Earth’s radiation belts. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Climate change debate heats up over Greenland ‘unprecedented’ melt

NASA’s claim that Greenland is experiencing “unprecedented” melting has now been targeted by scientists who say the country’s ice sheets melt with some regularity. Extent of surface melt over Greenland’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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NASA successfully launches NuStar x-ray satellite

An artist's concept of the NuSTAR satellite in orbit with its long Tinkertoy-like mast fully extended. X-ray-sensitive mirrors are located at one end of the mast while digital detectors, a solar panel and spacecraft More...


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