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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Undergoing Brain Surgery

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery continues.
The Arizona Democrat will undergo an operation in Houston on Wednesday, in which doctors are slated to replace part of her skull, just two days after she watched her husband Mark Kelly blast into space on t… Continue reading Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Undergoing Brain Surgery

When We Left Earth – The NASA Missions [Blu-ray]

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  • Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered. Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken – the quest to reach out beyond Earth and into

NASA delays Glory launch

NASA  150x150 NASA delays Glory launchNASA announced Wednesday that it has postponed the launch of its earth-orbiting Glory Mission spacecraft due to technical problems, Xinhua reported. During the final 15 minutes before Wednesday’s scheduled launch at 5.09 a.m. from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base, the vehicle interface control console, a ground interface with Orbital Sciences’ Taurus XL rocket, gave an [...] Continue reading NASA delays Glory launch

Images captured by NASA’s spacecraft after the recent encounter with Comet Hartley 2 revealed a cosmic snow storm created by carbon dioxide jets spewing out tons of golf-ball to basketball-sized fluffy ice particles from the peanut-shaped comet’s rocky ends. “This is the first time we’ve ever seen individual chunks of ice in the cloud around [...] Continue reading NASA images reveal cosmic snowstorm post comet encounter

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory has discovered evidence of the youngest black hole known to exist in our cosmic neighbourhood. The 30-year-old black hole could help scientists better understand how massive stars explode, which ones leave behind black holes or neutron stars, and the number of black holes in our galaxy and others. It is a [...] Continue reading NASA finds 30-yr-old ‘youngest’ nearby black hole