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Hurricane Matthew spares NASA’s Kennedy Space Center a direct hit

Hurricane Matthew spares NASA’s Kennedy Space Center a direct hit

The recent powerful Hurricane Matthew apparently spared NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) a direct hit, but the revered spaceport has suffered some notable damages.

The U.S. space agency has confirmed that an initial aerial survey, conducted on Saturday, showed that the facility suffered some isolated roof damage, downed power lines, and limited water intrusion.

Curiosity rover embarks on its extended Mars mission

Curiosity rover embarks on its extended Mars mission

Advancing as part of its two-year mission extension that commenced on Oct. 1, U. S. space agency NASA's Mars rover Curiosity is now driving toward uphill destinations.

The mobile laboratory's new destinations include a ridge that is rich in iron-oxide mineral hematite. It is around two-and-a-half kilometers ahead of the rover on lower Mount Sharp.

Most probably Pluto's subsurface ocean exist: Study

Most probably Pluto's subsurface ocean exist: Study

A journal Geophysical Research Letters-published research paper has unveiled that a simulation of as to how Pluto got its heart has suggested that the dwarf planet most probably has a liquid water ocean beneath its surface.

Juno captures amazing images of Jupiter’s North Pole during its first of 36 flybys

Juno captures amazing images of Jupiter’s North Pole during its first of 36 flybys

NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its flyby mission on Jupiter on August 27 has captured some amazing images of the giant planet’s north pole. During the flyby, the probe was hovering above Jupiter’s clouds at around 4,200 km.

NASA considers teenager’s proposal of landing site for its next Mars rover mission

NASA considers teenager’s proposal of landing site for its next Mars rover mission

NASA has already starting making preparations for its Mars rover mission whose launch has been scheduled for 2020 launch. One of the things in the preparation list is choosing a landing site. Suggestion for the landing site has not been given by any expert panel or prominent astronomers, but by a teenager.

NASA to launch InSight in May 2018

NASA to launch InSight in May 2018

NASA recently announced that InSight will be launched on 5 May 2018. InSight, which stands for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigation, Geodesy and Heat Transportation, is a robotic Mars lander originally scheduled for launch in March 2016. The launch was postponed due to failure of its Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure instruments (SEIS).

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