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The Mars Science Laboratory (aka Curiosity) was launched from the Kennedy Space Center today

NASA’s biggest and most-expensive robotic rover has blasted off from Cape Canaveral today on a voyage of discovery. The Mars Science Laboratory probe, nicknamed Curiosity, is the size of a SUV and is scheduled to arrive at the mineral-rich Martian ‘Gale Crater‘ … Continue reading

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While U.S. retreats from it’s past space ambitions, China and other nations aim for new space stations, moon bases, Mars, and more…

Countries including China, India and Iran are engaged in a new race to explore space. Efforts include building research centers, rockets, satellites and lunar rovers. As NASA retreats from an ambitious human spaceflight program for the foreseeable future, foreign countries … Continue reading

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