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SpaceX Commercial Dragon Resupply Ship Thunders to Space Bound for ISS and Easter Sunday Berthing – Photo Gallery

by Ken Kremer April 18, 2014

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter A mighty SpaceX rocket carrying the firms commercial Dragon resupply ship loaded with nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science instruments and critical supplies thundered to space this afternoon on a two day journey bound for the International Space Station. The Dragon […]

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Weekly Space Hangout – April 18, 2014: Another Earth, Dragon Launch, LADEE Impact

by Susie Murph April 18, 2014

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Casey Dreier, Brian Koberlein, Jason Major, Sondy Springmann, David Dickinson Remove this ad

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NASA’s Highly Productive LADEE Dust Explorer Probe Crashes into the Moon as Planned

by Ken Kremer April 18, 2014

NASA’s LADEE lunar orbiting dust and atmosphere explorer probe has bitten the dust and crashed into the Moon’s surface exactly as planned following a fabulously successful and groundbreaking science mission that exceeded all expectations. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft impacted the far side of the Moon sometime overnight between 12:30-1:22 a.m. […]

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SpaceX Dragon launch to ISS Marches Towards April 18 Liftoff after Helium Leak Forces Scrub – Watch Live

by Ken Kremer April 17, 2014

NASA and SpaceX are marching forward towards a Friday, April 18 liftoff attempt for the Falcon 9 rocket sending a commercial Dragon cargo craft on the company’s third resupply mission to the International Space Station following the scrubbed launch attempt on Monday, April 14 – forced by the discovery of a Helium gas leak inside […]

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Kepler Has Found the First Earth-Sized Exoplanet in a Habitable Zone!

by Jason Major April 17, 2014

It’s truly a “eureka” moment for Kepler scientists: the first rocky Earth-sized world has been found in a star’s habitable “Goldilocks” zone, the narrow belt where liquid water could readily exist on a planet’s surface without freezing solid or boiling away. And while it’s much too soon to tell if this really is a “twin […]

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