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August 01, 2015
SATURN DAILY
Unusual Red Arcs Spotted on Icy Saturn Moon
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jul 30, 2015
Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks are visible on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys in new, enhanced-color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. The red arcs are narrow, curved lines on the moon's surface, and are among the most unusual color features on Saturn's moons to be revealed by Cassini's cameras. Images taken using clear, green, infrared and ultraviolet spectral filters were combined to create the enhanced-color views, which highligh ... read more
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IRON AND ICE

New Names and Insights at Ceres
Colorful new maps of Ceres, based on data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft, showcase a diverse topography, with height differences between crater bottoms and mountain peaks as great as 9 miles (15 kilome ... more
SATURN DAILY

Bright Basin on Tethys
With the expanded range of colors visible to Cassini's cameras, differences in materials and their textures become apparent that are subtle or unseen in natural color views. Here, the giant impact b ... more
SATURN DAILY

'Bathtub Rings' Suggest Titan's Dynamic Seas
Saturn's moon, Titan, is the only object in the Solar System other than Earth known to have liquid on its surface. While most of the lakes are found around the poles, the dry regions near the equato ... more
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IRON AND ICE

Multi-Use Firing Room 4 used for Resource Prospector Mission Simulation
NASA's 21st century multi-user Firing Room 4 in the Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center in Florida was used for the first time June 3. The facility last used to launch space shuttle Atlant ... more


MOON DAILY

NASA Could Return Humans to the Moon by 2021
Humans could return to the Moon in the next decade, and for "approximately 90% less than the previously estimated $100 billion," according to a new study by NextGen Space. NASA can cut the cos ... more
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OUTER PLANETS

New Horizons 'Captures' Two of Pluto's Smaller Moons
While Pluto's largest moon, Charon, has grabbed most of the lunar spotlight, two of Pluto's smaller and lesser-known satellites are starting to come into focus via new images from NASA's New Horizon ... more
MOON DAILY

NASA Sets Sights on Robot-Built Moon Colony
It may not be quite Earth-like enough to be habitable, but the Moon is our closest planetary body, and that proximity would make it ideal for an extraplanetary base of operations. NASA is now seriou ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Latvia to buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from US

China, Russia to hold joint naval, air drills

Army tests improvements to M270A1 rocket launch system

UN nuclear watchdog chief to meet US senators over Iran deal

Insitu building more small UAVs for Navy, Marines

Iraqis vent rage at power shortages, 'corrupt' leaders

Some 260 PKK members killed in Turkey air strikes: report

MOON DAILY

Technique may reveal the age of moon rocks during spaceflight
Researchers are developing instruments and methods for measuring the ages of rocks encountered during space missions to the Moon or other planets. Many of the techniques used to date rocks on Earth ... more
MOON DAILY

Smithsonian embraces crowdfunding to preserve lunar spacesuit
The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum turned to Kickstarter on Monday to raise $500,000 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man to walk on the moon. ... more
OUTER PLANETS

Charon's Surprising Youthful and Varied Terrain
Remarkable new details of Pluto's largest moon Charon are revealed in this image from New Horizons' Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), taken late on July 13, 2015 from a distance of 289,000 m ... more
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PHYSICS NEWS

Solving the gravitational N-body problem in general relativity
Recent experiments have successfully tested Einstein's general theory of relativity in a variety of ways and to remarkable precision. These experiments included spacecraft Doppler tracking, planetar ... more
EXO LIFE

Early Titan Was a Cold, Hostile Place For Life
Titan is a mysterious orange-socked moon of Saturn that is exciting to astrobiologists because it has some of the same kinds of chemicals that were precursors to life on Earth. It also has a hydrolo ... more
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Zimbabwe seeks US hunter's extradition for killing lion

Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change

Philippines Haiyan rebuilding 'inadequate', says UN

California 'Rain Debt' Equal to Average Full Year of Precipitation

Transporting remote blood samples with small drones

Drought's legacy on trees is worth modeling

ROBO SPACE

Advances in Robots Needed to Explore Icy Moons
In December 2013, researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope announced they had found evidence of a water plume emanating from Europa's surface. The finding excited astrobiologists because this mo ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Russia to Launch Large-Scale Space Projects With China
The joint Russian-Chinese talks entailed implementing joint projects in the field, as well as the willingness to synchronize mutual hardware platforms and technological interfaces. "The Chines ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China's super "eye" to speed up space rendezvous
Chinese space experts have developed the world's most sensitive "eye" that enables the autonomous rendezvous and docking of two spacecraft - flying eight times faster than bullets - more efficiently ... more
MOON DAILY

Russia to Land Space Vessel on Moon's Polar Region in 2019
Russia's lunar research is currently undergoing "Earth trials" before landing on the moon in 2019, a Russian delegation member connected with the development of the space vessel said at an airshow o ... more
MOON DAILY

Moon engulfed in permanent, lopsided dust cloud
The moon is engulfed in a permanent but lopsided dust cloud that increases in density when annual events like the Geminids spew shooting stars, according to a new study led by University of Colorado ... more
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JOVIAN DREAMS

All Systems Go for NASA's Mission to Jupiter Moon Europa
Beyond Earth, Jupiter's moon Europa is considered one of the most promising places in the solar system to search for signs of present-day life, and a new NASA mission to explore this potential is mo ... more
SATURN DAILY

Titan's atmosphere even more Earth-like than previously thought
Scientists at UCL have observed how a widespread polar wind is driving gas from the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan. The team analysed data gathered over seven years by the international Cassini p ... more
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Ex-Fukushima execs to be charged over nuclear accident

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SATURN DAILY

Dissolving Titan

ROCKET SCIENCE

Communicating with hypersonic vehicles in flight

SATURN DAILY

Saturn Spacecraft to Buzz Icy Moon Dione June 16

IRON AND ICE

Asteroid Icarus to Make Distant Pass Tuesday

JOVIAN DREAMS

NASA Scientists Seek to Unveil Mysteries of Europa's Ocean

SATURN DAILY

Cassini Sends Final Close Views of Odd Moon Hyperion

MOON DAILY

Crashing comets may explain mysterious lunar swirls

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA's Exploration Plans Include Living Off the Land

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