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 05.04.06 - Cassini Offers New Hints on Length of Saturn Day
We all know Earth rotates every 24 hours, but scientists have long had difficulty pinpointing how long the day is on Saturn.
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 05.04.06 - Team Uses Historic NASA Tunnel to Test Blended Wing Body
A historic NASA wind tunnel is helping test the prototype of a new, more fuel-efficient aircraft design.
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 05.02.06 - NASA Announces 14th International Space Station Crew
NASA astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria and Sunita Williams and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin have been named as the 14th crew of the International Space Station. Expedition 14 is scheduled to begin this fall.
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 04.28.06 - International Space Station Status Report: SS06-021
The 13th crew of the International Space Station this week began unloading -- and sank its teeth into -- some of the more than 5,000 pounds of new supplies that arrived at the complex Wednesday.
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 04.25.06 - Dr. Weisskopf Honored With George W. Goddard Award
Dr. Martin Weisskopf of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has received the George W. Goddard Award for scientific contributions to NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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 04.25.06 - Galaxies Don Mask of Stars in New Spitzer Image
A pair of dancing galaxies appears dressed for a cosmic masquerade in a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
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 04.21.06 - NASA Names Worden Ames Center Director
NASA Administrator Michael Griffin announced that Simon P. "Pete" Worden will be the next director of NASA’s Ames Research Center.
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 04.20.06 - NASA TV Covers Arrival of Resupply Ship to Space Station
The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies on April 26, and NASA TV will broadcast its arrival live.
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 04.19.06 - NASA Awards Program Support Contract
NASA has selected Honeywell Technology Solutions, Columbia, Md., to provide supplier assurance services to various agency programs and projects.
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 04.19.06 - NASA Scientists Study Health Benefits of Exercise on Astronauts
NASA has teamed up with two universities to study ways to reduce the adverse effects of space travel has on astronauts' physical health.
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 04.17.06 - NASA, Industry and Air Force Team Achieves Critical Milestone in Liquid Oxygen-Liquid Methane Engine Development Program
NASA, industry and the U.S. Air Force have achieved a major milestone in the development of next-generation spaceflight technologies, successfully completing a 103-second hot-fire test of an engine fueled by liquid oxygen and liquid methane.
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 04.13.06 - NASA Technology Spawns Weather, Climate Satellite Constellation
A globe-spanning constellation of six weather and climate research satellites based on a novel application of NASA-developed technology is set to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Friday, April 14, at 5:10 p.m. PDT aboard a Minotaur rocket.
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 04.13.06 - New NASA 'Tool Set' Will Simplify Engineers' Efforts to Better Analyze Space Travel Concepts and Missions
It's a complicated process -- analyzing potential missions to other planets. Yet the highly technical task may go more smoothly in the future, thanks to a new set of NASA software tools.
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 04.13.06 - Mars Cameras Debut as NASA Craft Adjusts Orbit
Researchers today released the first Mars images from two of the three science cameras on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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 04.11.06 - NASA Earth Science Exhibits Open in Smithsonian Museum
NASA has announced two new exhibits, "Atmosphere: Change in the Air" and "Arctic: A Friend Acting Strangely," opening April 15 at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington.
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 04.11.06 - Hubble Finds "Tenth Planet" is Slightly Larger Than Pluto
For the first time, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has seen distinctly the "tenth planet," currently nicknamed "Xena," and has found that it is only slightly larger than Pluto.
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 04.10.06 - Cassini-Huygens Team Receives Space Award
The Cassini-Huygens mission team, which has captured the most detailed views ever of Saturn and its myriad of moons, was honored with an Aerospace Laurel award by the editors of Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine.
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 04.06.06 - NASA Briefs Media About New Lunar Research Mission
Exploration Systems managers will brief news media at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, April 10, about plans to conduct high risk and high return research of the lunar surface using a new spacecraft.
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 04.05.06 - NASA's Spitzer Finds Hints of Planet Birth Around Dead Star
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered new evidence that planets might rise up out of a dead star's ashes.
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 04.04.06 - NASA to Bring the Stars to Alabama With Interactive Exploration Exhibit
The stars may have fallen on Alabama, but starting April 6, residents can visit them without ever leaving the ground.
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 04.03.06 - NASA's Marshall Center Develops Faster, Less Expensive Approach to Fluid Flow Meter Design For Industries
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has patented a faster way to determine flow rates of liquids through channels or pipes.
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