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February 25, 2013
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Sweeping the Dust from a Cosmic Lobster
Munich, Germany (SPX) Feb 25, 2013
A new image from ESO's VISTA telescope captures a celestial landscape of glowing clouds of gas and tendrils of dust surrounding hot young stars. This infrared view reveals the stellar nursery known as NGC 6357 in a surprising new light. It was taken as part of a VISTA survey that is currently scanning the Milky Way in a bid to map our galaxy's structure and explain how it formed. Located around 8000 light-years away in the constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion), NGC 6357 - sometimes nicknamed th ... read more
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SPACE TRAVEL

Educator Teams Fly On NASA Sofia Airborne Observatory
The first four Airborne Astronomy Ambassador (AAA) educators returned safely to Earth, landing in Palmdale, Calif. early in the morning Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, after completing their initial fligh ... more
SPACE SCOPES

Hubble Sees Cosmic "Flying V" of Merging Galaxies
This large "flying V" is actually two distinct objects - a pair of interacting galaxies known as IC 2184. Both the galaxies are seen almost edge-on in the large, faint northern constellation of Came ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY

NASA's Fermi Proves Supernova Remnants Produce Cosmic Rays
A new study using observations from NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope reveals the first clear-cut evidence the expanding debris of exploded stars produces some of the fastest-moving matter in t ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

Webb Instruments
American manufacturing is critical to the development of NASA's scientific instruments, satellites and telescopes - specifically the James Webb Space Telescope. The telescope, often referred to as J ... more


SATURN DAILY

Cassini Still Going Strong Investigating Saturn's Moons
NASA's longstanding Cassini mission to Saturn continues to provide scientists with exciting new insights on moons Titan and Enceladus as well as the planet's striking rings, Planetary Science Instit ... more
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NUKEWARS

Radio Telescope, GPS Use Ionosphere to Detect Nuclear Tests
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory radio astronomer, Joseph Helmboldt, Ph.D., and researchers at Ohio State University Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering analyzed radio telesco ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability
Enemy tactical ballistic missiles may soon be easier to detect and track. During a series of recent tests, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defense (TBMD) ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Is Japan at Risk of Losing the Drone War?

SMC, ULA enter into CRADA to certify Vulcan Launch Vehicle

US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites

TeleCommunications Systems continues USMC satellite services

N. Korea soldier defects to S. Korea across border

Unmanned air and sea vehicles coordinate together

US-Philippines military alliance 'ironclad': Pentagon chief

RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia plans to increase its space market
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Russia plans to increase its share of the global "space service market" from its current 10 percent to 15 percent. ... more
IRON AND ICE

Rare asteroid sporting 'tail' spotted
Asteroids, unlike comets, are seldom seen sporting a tail as they orbit the sun, but Spanish astronomers say they've observed one of these rare exceptions. ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Canada to launch nano-satellites
Canadian space program officials say the planned launch of two lunch box-sized satellites show "you can do really exciting things in space" on a small budget. ... more
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MARSDAILY

India plans mission to Mars in 2013
India said on Thursday it will send a $70 million space mission to Mars this year to study the red planet's atmosphere. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Countdown begins for Indo-French satellite launch
A countdown began Saturday for next week's launch of an Indian rocket that will carry seven satellites into orbit, including an Indo-French venture for studying the world's oceans, India's space agency said. ... more
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DG's Basemap expanded to include 250M square kilometers at 30cm

Air transport sector at climate juncture

Regional Forecasts of Solar Storms Set to Begin Oct. 1

New research undermines 'RNA world' of early evolution

Deakin builds world-first robotic surgical system with sense of touch

Feelin' the Burn with Faux Fire

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

DEEP IMPACT

Time for Europe to beef up asteroid vigilance: ESA
Europe must strengthen its watch for dangerous space rocks, the head of the European Space Agency's asteroid surveillance programme said Thursday, a week after a meteor struck Russia in a blinding fireball. ... more
SPACE TRAVEL

Supersonic skydiver's records confirmed
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner broke three world records when he jumped from the edge of space in October, the World Air Sports Federation confirmed on Friday. ... more
CARBON WORLDS

A war without end with Earth's carbon cycle held in the balance
The greatest battle in Earth's history has been going on for hundreds of millions of years, isn't over yet, and until now no one knew it existed, scientists report in the journal Nature. In on ... more
CARBON WORLDS
Water On The Moon: It's Been There All Along

Building a lunar base with 3D printing

US, Europe team up for moon fly-by


CARBON WORLDS
NASA Rover Confirms First Drilled Mars Rock Sample

India plans mission to Mars in 2013

Rover finds gray rock beneath Red Planet's surface


CARBON WORLDS
Supersonic skydiver's records confirmed

Educator Teams Fly On NASA Sofia Airborne Observatory

Kennedy Engineers Designing Plant Habitat For ISS


CARBON WORLDS
Welcome Aboard Shenzhou 10

Reshuffle for Tiangong

China to launch 20 spacecrafts in 2013

EARLY EARTH

Molecules Assemble in Water, Hint at Origins of Life
The base pairs that hold together two pieces of RNA, the older cousin of DNA, are some of the most important molecular interactions in living cells. Many scientists believe that these base pairs wer ... more
CARBON WORLDS

Stanford scientists explore new technologies that remove atmospheric CO2
In his Feb. 12 State of the Union address, President Obama singled out climate change as a top priority for his second administration. "We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, and the most s ... more
ENERGY TECH

Previewing the next steps on the path to a magnetic fusion power plant
Scientists around the world have crossed a threshold into a promising and challenging new era in the quest for fusion energy. So says physicist George "Hutch" Neilson, director of advanced projects ... more
SPACE MEDICINE

ISS plays host to innovative infectious disease research
Performing sensitive biological experiments is always a delicate affair. Few researchers, however, contend with the challenges faced by Cheryl Nickerson, whose working laboratory aboard the Internat ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

Webb Telescope to Have a Texas-Sized Presence at Festival

EXO WORLDS

Kepler helps astronomers find tiny exo planet

MOON DAILY

Water On The Moon: It's Been There All Along

STELLAR CHEMISTRY

3-D Observations Of The Outflow From An Active Galactic Nucleus

TIME AND SPACE

X-ray imaging on the attosecond timescale

ROCKET SCIENCE

NASA Seeks Big Ideas for Small In-Space Propulsion Systems

SPACE TRAVEL

Kennedy Engineers Designing Plant Habitat For ISS

TECH SPACE

DARPA Seeks to Defuse the Threat of Ionizing Radiation

EXO WORLDS

NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Tiny Planet System

ICE WORLD

Flow of research on ice sheets helps answer climate questions

Tiny CREPT Instrument to Study the Radiation Belts

The quest for a better bionic hand

Brain prostheses create a sense of touch

Engineers show feasibility of superfast materials

Lessons from nature could lead to the creation of new materials

The quantum coin toss

NASA Rover Confirms First Drilled Mars Rock Sample

A Simple View Of Gravity Does Not Fully Explain The Distribution Of Stars In Crowded Clusters

A cool discovery about the Sun's next-door twin

Comet Pan-Starrs Will Be Visible In Northern Hemisphere In March

Space likely for rare earths search, scientists say

Searching for the Solar System's Chemical Recipe

Searching for a Pale Blue SPHERE in the Universe

NASA's SDO Shows A Little Rain On the Sun

Understanding the Magnetosphere Better Than Ever

NASA Seeks University Participants for Summer Rocket Workshop

Cassini Sheds Light On Cosmic Particle Accelerators

US radar to boost missile defence in Japan

Commentary: Geopolitical conundrum

China slams Japan's Abe over interview comments

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