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November 30, 2012
MERCURY RISING
Spacecraft Finds New Evidence for Water Ice on Mercury
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 30, 2012
New observations by the MESSENGER spacecraft provide compelling support for the long-held hypothesis that Mercury harbors abundant water ice and other frozen volatile materials in its permanently shadowed polar craters. Three independent lines of evidence support this conclusion: the first measurements of excess hydrogen at Mercury's north pole with MESSENGER's Neutron Spectrometer, the first measurements of the reflectance of Mercury's polar deposits at near-infrared wavelengths with the Mercury ... read more
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ICE WORLD

Ice Sheet Loss At Both Poles Increasing, Study Finds
An international team of experts supported by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) has combined data from multiple satellites and aircraft to produce the most comprehensive and accurate assessme ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

Record-Setting X-ray Jet Discovered
A jet of X-rays from a supermassive black hole 12.4 billion light years from Earth has been detected by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This is the most distant X-ray jet ever observed and gives a ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Arianespace ready for next Soyuz and Ariane missions
A payload fairing not only performs the important role of protecting a launcher's passengers during ascent, it also provides an opportunity to put a spotlight on the spacecraft lofted during the mis ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

Video Hails Arrival of Two Different Webb Telescope Mirrors
The sole secondary mirror and a third primary mirror segment that will fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on Nov. 5, 2012. ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

The Biggest Breakthrough In Propulsion Since The Jet Engine
Reaction Engines can announce the biggest breakthrough in aerospace propulsion technology since the invention of the jet engine. Critical tests have been successfully completed on the key technology ... more
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IRON AND ICE

Asteroid dust from space
To the naked eye there is nothing to see, and yet the small transparent container holds something never observed before. For the first time, scientists are studying asteroid dust collected by a spac ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Biggest Black Hole Blast Discovered
Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) have discovered a quasar with the most energetic outflow ever seen, at least five times more powerful than any that have been observed to date. Qua ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
AF satellites to contribute to space neighborhood watch

China conducts land-based missile interception test

Lockheed Martin Selected For USAF Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

USAF will provide assured access to space

Russia delivering weapons to Iraq: report

Russia firing across border on Ukraine troops: US

MARSDAILY

Opportunity Gets To Work On Interesting Rock
Opportunity, after completing 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 Crater, ha ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Japan Schedules Radar Satellite Launch
Japanese national space agency JAXA and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. would launch an H-2A rocket with a radar intelligence satellite early next year, the Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday. ... more
EXO WORLDS

A Sky Full of Planets
Think back to the last time you saw the Milky Way-that faint stripe of stars that thickens and brightens as you get farther from city lights. At least 200 billion stars fill the Milky Way, our galax ... more
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OUTER PLANETS

Halfway Between Uranus and Neptune, New Horizons Cruises On
Today the Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft passed the halfway point between the orbits of Uranus and Neptune, zooming past another milepost on its historic trek to the planetary frontier. New Hor ... more
STATION NEWS

Spacewalks on agenda for new space crew
The new crew for the International Space Station, preparing for their launch in December, will perform two spacewalks during their stay, Russian officials say. ... more
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New perspective on agricultural plastic, debris burning, and air quality

The geography of the global electronic waste e-waste burden

MERCURY RISING

Large ice deposits found on planet nearest the sun
Scientists Thursday announced new evidence that Mercury, the planet orbiting nearest the Sun, hosts massive caches of ice and revealed new information on how water reached our solar system's inner planets. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

South Korean rocket launch suspended
South Korean space officials suspended a crucial rocket launch Thursday, after a technical problem halted the countdown just 17 minutes before the scheduled blast-off. ... more
STATION NEWS

Space Station to reposition for science
The International Space Station will reposition itself for a better view of the sun, the first-ever attitude change for scientific reasons alone, officials say. ... more
STATION NEWS
China's Chang'e-3 to land on moon next year

Moon crater yields impact clues

Study: Moon basin formed by giant impact


STATION NEWS
Regional Dust Storm Dissipating

Opportunity Gets To Work On Interesting Rock

One Year After Launch, Curiosity Rover Busy on Mars


STATION NEWS
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STATION NEWS
Mr Xi in Space

China plans manned space launch in 2013: state media

China to launch manned spacecraft

EXO WORLDS

Do missing Jupiters mean massive comet belts?
Using ESA's Herschel space observatory, astronomers have discovered vast belts of comets surrounding two nearby planetary systems known to host nothing larger than Earth-to-Neptune-mass worlds. The ... more
IRON AND ICE

Nine Radar Images of Asteroid 2007 PA8
A collage shows nine radar images of near-Earth asteroid 2007 PA8 that were obtained between Oct. 31 and Nov. 13, 2012, with data collected by NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network ante ... more
LAUNCH PAD

S. Korea readies new bid to join global space club
South Korea held a final dress rehearsal Wednesday for its third attempt to send a satellite into orbit and join an elite space club that includes Asian powers China, Japan and India. ... more
EXO WORLDS

Dust Grains Highlight the Path to Planet Formation
An international team of researchers from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) and the Japanese universities of Kobe, Hyogo, and Saitama used the Subaru Telescope to capture a clear ... more
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    Sri Lanka partners Chinese communication satellite

    TECH SPACE

    NASA Technologists Test 'Game-Changing' Data-Processing Technology

    SPACE TRAVEL

    Why Study Plants in Space?

    SPACE SCOPES

    NASA Seeks Concepts For Innovative Uses Of Large Space Telescopes

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    NASA's TRMM Satellite Confirms 2010 Landslides

    MARSDAILY

    Regional Dust Storm Dissipating

    EXO WORLDS

    Low-mass planets make good neighbours for debris discs

    GPS NEWS

    GTX Gets Approval For Custom Two-Way GPS Tracking Devices On Planes

    EARTH OBSERVATION

    Tracking Pollution from Outer Space

    Broadband For Every Ship - The Changing Maritime Market

    Ariane 5 joins Soyuz in mission preparations at the Spaceport

    NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Turns 15

    Experiment yields possible 'spooky' matter

    Galaxy-squatting black hole set for the record books

    Who will challenge Dragon? Dragon spaceship postponed until March

    Soyuz ready for Friday launch of Pleiades 1B at Kourou

    Sea Launch Postpones Satellite Launch Until Dec. 3

    NASA, Roscosmos Assign Veteran Crew to Yearlong Space Station Mission

    Roskosmos to design satellite for Brazil

    Russia Replaces Proton-M Rocket for Dec 28 Launch

    SES And ESA To Support Innovation In Satellite Broadband Communication

    Boeing Partner Orbital Completes MEXSAT Bicentenario Satellite

    New NASA Video Serves COCOA to Test Webb Telescope Component

    China successfully launches remote sensing satellite

    Private company to launch Sri Lanka's first satellite

    S.Korean Rocket Set to Lift Off Thursday

    EchoStar and Arianespace sign new satellite launch services contract

    The Diner at the Center of the Galaxy

    US drone appears to miss Pakistan target: officials

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