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  • Science Daily: Venus | astrofoto.org
    Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars New study challenges Jupiter s role

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  • Science Daily: Mars | astrofoto.org
    together a compelling story about how acidic vapors may have eaten at the rocks in a 100 acre area on Husband Hill in the Columbia Hills of Gusev Crater on Mars Rewrite of onboard memory planned for NASA Mars orbiter Thu 10 29 2015 18 58 Tables stored in flash memory aboard NASA s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MRO tell locations of Earth and the sun for the past 10 years but not their locations next year That needs to be changed Carefully Rewrite of onboard memory planned for NASA Mars orbiter Thu 10 29 2015 18 58 Tables stored in flash memory aboard NASA s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter MRO tell locations of Earth and the sun for the past 10 years but not their locations next year That needs to be changed Carefully Farming on Mars The Martian raises questions about soil Thu 10 29 2015 13 49 In the recent sci fi hit The Martian the main character astronaut Mark Watney played by Matt Damon manages to grow potatoes on the planet with a mix of ingenuity science and a bit of Hollywood make believe Could it work Farming on Mars The Martian raises questions about soil Thu 10 29 2015 13 49 In the recent sci fi hit The Martian the main character astronaut Mark Watney played by Matt Damon manages to grow potatoes on the planet with a mix of ingenuity science and a bit of Hollywood make believe Could it work Robots for future human missions to Mars Wed 10 28 2015 05 49 Scientists have developed a communication solution that can allow orbiting space station in outer space to maintain uninterrupted contact with robots working on the surface of a planet The technology also has potential industrial applications such as to reduce lags and jitters in mobile gaming The technology is an important step forward for initiatives such as the human mission to Mars Before humans can land on Mars the planet needs infrastructure such as housing and laboratories which need to be built by robots These robots need to be controlled by astronauts from a space station orbiting the planet Robots for future human missions to Mars Wed 10 28 2015 05 49 Scientists have developed a communication solution that can allow orbiting space station in outer space to maintain uninterrupted contact with robots working on the surface of a planet The technology also has potential industrial applications such as to reduce lags and jitters in mobile gaming The technology is an important step forward for initiatives such as the human mission to Mars Before humans can land on Mars the planet needs infrastructure such as housing and laboratories which need to be built by robots These robots need to be controlled by astronauts from a space station orbiting the planet Why Earth is so much bigger than Mars Rocky planets formed from pebbles Tue 10 27 2015 12 40 Using a new process in planetary formation modeling where planets grow from tiny bodies

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  • Science Daily: Mars | astrofoto.org
    to Mars Wed 12 23 2015 06 07 After thorough examination NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight mission The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload NASA suspends 2016 launch of InSight mission to Mars Wed 12 23 2015 06 07 After thorough examination NASA managers have decided to suspend the planned March 2016 launch of the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations Geodesy and Heat Transport InSight mission The decision follows unsuccessful attempts to repair a leak in a section of the prime instrument in the science payload Gullies on Mars sculpted by dry ice rather than liquid water Tue 12 22 2015 08 22 Mars s gullies may be formed by dry ice processes rather than flowing liquid water as previously thought Scientists show that during late winter and spring underneath the seasonal CO2 ice layer heated by the sun intense gas fluxes can destabilize the regolith material and induce gas lubricated debris flows which look like water sculpted gullies on Earth Since 2000 the cameras in orbit around Mars have transmitted numerous images of small valleys cut into slopes similar in shape to gullies formed by flowing water on Earth The gullies seem less than a few million years old and sometimes less than a few years old Gullies on Mars sculpted by dry ice rather than liquid water Tue 12 22 2015 08 22 Mars s gullies may be formed by dry ice processes rather than flowing liquid water as previously thought Scientists show that during late winter and spring underneath the seasonal CO2 ice layer heated by the sun intense gas fluxes can destabilize the regolith material and induce gas lubricated debris flows which look like water sculpted gullies on Earth Since 2000 the cameras in orbit around Mars have transmitted numerous images of small valleys cut into slopes similar in shape to gullies formed by flowing water on Earth The gullies seem less than a few million years old and sometimes less than a few years old New Mars rover findings revealed Thu 12 17 2015 14 33 NASA s Mars Curiosity rover has found much higher concentrations of silica at some sites the rover has investigated in the past seven months than anywhere else it has visited since landing on Mars 40 months ago Silica makes up nine tenths of the composition of some of the rocks New Mars rover findings revealed Thu 12 17 2015 14 33 NASA s Mars Curiosity rover has found much higher concentrations of silica at some sites the rover has investigated in the past seven months than anywhere else it has visited since landing on Mars 40 months ago Silica makes up nine tenths of the composition of some of the rocks Evidence for more recent clay formation on Mars discovered Mon 12 14 2015 15 01 Clays and

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  • Science Daily: Jupiter | astrofoto.org
    to the dynamics of Earth s weather patterns evidenced in jet streams and ocean currents Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn Mon 11 30 2015 12 52 A researcher has successfully generated 3 D simulations of deep jet streams and storms on Jupiter and Saturn helping to satiate our eternal quest for knowledge of planetary dynamics The results facilitate a deeper understanding of planetary weather and provide clues to the dynamics of Earth s weather patterns evidenced in jet streams and ocean currents Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our

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  • Science Daily: Saturn | astrofoto.org
    Titan by NASA s Cassini spacecraft add to the evidence that winter comes in like a lion on this moon of Saturn Asteroid ripped apart to form star s glowing ring system Wed 11 11 2015 08 49 The sight of an asteroid being ripped apart by a dead star and forming a glowing debris ring has been captured in an image for the first time Comprised of dust particles and debris the rings are formed by the star s gravity tearing apart asteroids that came too close Gas produced by collisions among the debris within the ring is illuminated by ultraviolet rays from the star causing it to emit a dark red glow Asteroid ripped apart to form star s glowing ring system Wed 11 11 2015 08 49 The sight of an asteroid being ripped apart by a dead star and forming a glowing debris ring has been captured in an image for the first time Comprised of dust particles and debris the rings are formed by the star s gravity tearing apart asteroids that came too close Gas produced by collisions among the debris within the ring is illuminated by ultraviolet rays from the star causing it to emit a dark red glow Saturn s geyser moon shines in close flyby views Fri 10 30 2015 12 54 NASA s Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images of Saturn s icy geologically active moon Enceladus acquired during the dramatic Oct 28 flyby in which the probe passed about 30 miles 49 kilometers above the moon s south polar region The spacecraft will continue transmitting its data from the encounter for the next several days Saturn s geyser moon shines in close flyby views Fri 10 30 2015 12 54 NASA s Cassini spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images of Saturn s icy geologically active moon Enceladus acquired during the dramatic Oct 28 flyby in which the probe passed about 30 miles 49 kilometers above the moon s south polar region The spacecraft will continue transmitting its data from the encounter for the next several days Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether Seven key facts about Cassini s Oct 28 plume dive Wed 10 28 2015 07 10 NASA s Cassini spacecraft will sample the ocean of Saturn s moon Enceladus on Wednesday Oct 28 when it flies through the moon s plume of icy

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  • Science Daily: Neptune | astrofoto.org
    Mars atmosphere and burns up as moon showers Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet Thu 10 29 2015 19 12 A nearby exoplanet has an atmosphere that might be similar to Earth s before life evolved Researchers have now simulated three dimensional exotic clouds on another world Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet Thu 10 29 2015 19 12 A nearby exoplanet has an atmosphere that might be similar to Earth s before life evolved Researchers have now simulated three dimensional exotic clouds on another world Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter Thu 10 29 2015 09 36 It s like something out of an interplanetary chess game Astrophysicists have found that a close encounter with Jupiter about four billion years ago may have resulted in another planet s ejection from the Solar System altogether Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter

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  • Science Daily: Uranus | astrofoto.org
    speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily Comets and Asteroids Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars Artistic space odyssey to broadcast people s messages to the stars New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts More Science Daily Kuiper Belt Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like

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  • Science Daily: Pluto | astrofoto.org
    billion miles In fact it would take this new planet between 10 000 and 20 000 years to make just one full orbit around the sun New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto Sat 12 05 2015 15 28 NASA s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby and the best close ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto Sat 12 05 2015 15 28 NASA s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby and the best close ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades Navigation Calendar Gallery Constellations Messier Objects M27 The Dumbell Nebula Resources Astronomy Books Buying A Star Buying A Telescope Clubs and Organizations General Interest Imaging and Astrophotography Magazines Mailing Lists and News Groups Science Toy Suppliers Software Weather Information Tips and Tricks Roland s Corner Recent content About Copyright Search form Search User login Username Password Request new password Science Daily Mercury Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke Mercury gets a meteoroid shower from Comet Encke More Science Daily Venus The aliens are silent because they re dead The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Mars Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Antarctic fungi survive Martian conditions on the International Space Station Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers Rotation speed may be bad news for Red Planet pioneers The aliens are silent because they re dead More Science Daily Jupiter New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts New study challenges Jupiter s role as planetary shield protecting Earth from comet impacts NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star NASA telescopes detect Jupiter like storm on small star Simulating the jet streams and anticyclones of Jupiter and Saturn More Science Daily Saturn Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby Cassini completes final close Enceladus flyby How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection How water escapes from Saturn Magnetic reconnection Explosive energy in Saturn s magnetic bubble More Science Daily Neptune Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Mars to lose its largest moon Phobos but gain a ring Simulation of 3 D exotic clouds on an exoplanet More Science Daily Uranus Jupiter bumped giant planet from our solar system This solar system isn t big enough for the both of us Jupiter More Science Daily Pluto Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Earth like planets have Earth like interiors Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered Evidence of a real ninth planet discovered New Horizons returns first of the best images of Pluto More Science Daily

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