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November 18, 2012
MARSDAILY
Mars radiation levels not lethal to humans
Washington (UPI) Nov 17, 2012
The Mars rover Curiosity found radiation levels on Mars are not lethal to humans, U.S. researchers say. "Absolutely, astronauts can live in this environment," said Don Hassler, principal investigator for the rover's Radiation Assessment Detector, at a news conference Thursday. Hassler said characterizing the radiation on the surface of another planet has never been done before now, CNN reported. Researchers plan to collect radiation numbers over time to create a better assessment ... read more
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TIME AND SPACE

BOSS Quasars Unveil a New Era in the Expansion History of the Universe
BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey, is mapping a huge volume of space to measure the role of dark energy in the evolution of the universe. BOSS is the largest program of the third Slo ... more
TECH SPACE

Andrews Space To Manufacture Sinclair Rods
Andrews Space (Andrews) has announced they have signed an exclusive agreement with Sinclair Interplanetary (Sinclair) of Toronto, Canada to begin selling and manufacturing Sinclair's highly popular ... more
EXO WORLDS

Lowell astronomer, collaborators point the way for exoplanet search
Though the search for planets around other stars, or exoplanets, is showing researchers that planets are abundant in our galaxy, it helps a great deal to have directions when searching for as-of-yet ... more
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STELLAR CHEMISTRY

The curious shape of a supernova remnant in a star-forming cloud
Data from two ESA missions combine in a new view of the peculiar supernova remnant W44. The filamentary shell-like structure, detected by the Herschel Space Observatory at far-infrared wavelengths, ... more


SPACEMART

Two days that decide Europe's space future: a citizen's briefing on ESA
Next week, the future course of Europe's space sector will be set as ministers of the European Space Agency's 20 Member States come together in Italy. Find out why the issues on the table are vitall ... more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

Student Teams to Build and Fly Rockets With Onboard Payloads for NASA Rocketry Challenge
Organizers of the NASA Student Launch Projects have announced the 57 student teams whose inventive creations will soar skyward in April during the space agency's 2012-13 rocketry challenge. Re ... more
SPACEMART

Astrium Americas established to provide world-class space capabilities to the North American market
Astrium and EADS North America have jointly announced the creation of Astrium Americas, America's newest space company. A subsidiary of EADS North America, Astrium Americas will bring broad global s ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

DPRK vows self-defense measures against US hostility

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

IRON AND ICE

DARPA's Advanced Space Surveillance Telescope Could Be Looking Up From Down Under
DARPA's ground-based Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) may soon head to Australia. An agreement reached this week with Australia's Department of Defense will allow DARPA to take the 180,000 lb. thr ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Combined Power Of Space Telescopes Finds Candidate For Most Distant Object Yet
By combining the power of NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes and one of nature's own natural "zoom lenses" in space, astronomers have set a new record for finding the most distant galaxy see ... more
MARSDAILY

Meteorites reveal warm water existed on Mars
The study determined that water temperatures on the Red Planet ranged from 50C to 150C. Microbes on Earth can live in similar waters, for example in the volcanic thermal springs at Yellowstone Park, ... more
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DRAGON SPACE

Mr Xi in Space
The recent change of leadership in China has made foreign policy analysts very busy. Nobody is completely sure of how Xi Jinping will steer China, or how the somewhat opaque machinery of China's pol ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA Rover Providing New Weather and Radiation Data About Mars
Observations of wind patterns and natural radiation patterns on Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover are helping scientists better understand the environment on the Red Planet's surface. Researchers ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality

GM crops under the microscope at international debate

Farming for improved ecosystem services seen as economically feasible

Researchers say Neanderthals were no strangers to good parenting

Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Mini-sub to dive again after aborting first MH370 search

MARSDAILY

New views of the Martian ionosphere
High above the main body of Mars' atmosphere is a region of weakly ionised gas, known as the ionosphere. For the last eight years this poorly understood region has been observed by instruments on bo ... more
EXO WORLDS

A Reborn Planetary Nebula
These images of the planetary nebula Abell 30, (a.k.a. A30), show one of the clearest views ever obtained of a special phase of evolution for these objects. The inset image on the right is a close-u ... more
DEEP IMPACT

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Saturday, November 17, 2012
The best viewing for this year's Leonid meteor shower will be several hours before dawn on November 17, according to the editors of StarDate magazine. The Moon will be below the horizon, so it ... more
DEEP IMPACT
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


DEEP IMPACT
Mars radiation levels not lethal to humans

Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil

Mars orbiter back online after system swap


DEEP IMPACT
Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow

SciTechTalk: All work and no play?

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DEEP IMPACT
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

MARSDAILY

Survey At 'Matijevic Hill' Wrapping Up
Opportunity is nearing the completion of the local area survey around the location called "Matijevic Hill" (named in honor of Jake Matijevic) at the inboard edge of Cape York on the rim of Endeavour ... more
STATION NEWS

Russia restores space contact after cable rupture
Russia on Thursday restored its communications with the International Space Station and satellites after repairing a cable in Moscow that had been damaged during road works. ... more
TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Submits Space Fence Radar Proposal to USAF to Detect and Track Orbital Objects
Lockheed Martin has submitted its final contract proposal to build Space Fence, an advanced ground-based radar system that will improve the way the U.S. Air Force identifies and tracks orbital objec ... more
WATER WORLD

Tropical Indo-Pacific climate shifts to a more El Nino-like state
The Walker circulation determines much of the tropical Indo-Pacific climate and has a global impact as seen in the floods and droughts spawned by the El Nino-Southern Oscillation. Meteorological obs ... more
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  • ROCKET SCIENCE

    XCOR Announces ATK as Lynx Mark I Wing Detailed Design And Build Contractor

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    Astrium's GRAIN service shows US corn yields are lower than expected

    MARSDAILY

    Rover's 'SAM' Lab Instrument Suite Tastes Soil

    ECLIPSES

    Proba-2 soaks up three solar eclipses

    RUSSIAN SPACE

    Russian Civil Satellite Links Lost After Cable Cut

    SPACEMART

    Russia Launches Dual-Purpose Telecoms Satellite

    TECH SPACE

    Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the USAF

    ROCKET SCIENCE

    S. Korean space launch faces further delay

    EXO WORLDS

    Lonely planet: Orphan world spotted in deep space

    TECH SPACE

    US to station powerful radar, space telescope in Australia

    Russia loses contact with satellites, space station

    S.Korea postpones rocket launch: official

    Cut in Russian link to space station not serious: NASA

    Mars orbiter back online after system swap

    Russian satellite system official sacked

    Sky-gazers in awe of total eclipse

    Latest China military hardware displayed at airshow

    S.Korea urges Russia to send rocket parts swiftly

    Nokia buys 3D mapping firm in location services push

    Lost in Space: Rogue Planet Spotted?

    Astronomers Measure The Universe's Deceleration Before Dark Energy Took Over

    Boss Quasars Unveil A New Era In The Expansion History Of The Universe

    Lowell Astronomer, Collaborators Point The Way For Exoplanet Search

    The 11-Year Solar Cycle Continues During Prolonged Sunspot Minima

    High-Frequency Flux Transfer Events Detected Near Mercury

    Clouds Could Explain How Snowball Earth Thawed Out

    Buzz building for debut of Wii U videogame console

    Making a better invisibility cloak

    CERN collider to become the world's fastest stopwatch?

    Study provides recipe for 'supercharging' atoms with X-ray laser

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