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November 27, 2014
MOON DAILY
Carnegie Mellon Unveils Lunar Rover "Andy"
Pittsburgh PA (SPX) Nov 27, 2014
Carnegie Mellon University has unveiled Andy, a four-wheeled robot designed to scramble up steep slopes and survive the temperature swings and high radiation encountered while exploring the moon's pits, caves and polar ice. "Every extraterrestrial robot carries some DNA from Carnegie Mellon, but Andy would be the first true CMU robot to make the leap from Earth," said William "Red" Whittaker, professor of robotics and director of the Field Robotics Center. "This is the culmination of lots of ... read more
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MICROSAT BLITZ

NASA Opens Cube Quest Challenge for Largest-Ever Prize of $5 Million
Registration now is open for NASA's Cube Quest Challenge, the agency's first in-space competition that offers the agency's largest-ever prize purse. Competitors have a shot at a share of $5 mi ... more
MOON DAILY

Young Volcanoes on the Moon
Back in 1971, Apollo 15 astronauts orbiting the Moon photographed something very odd. Researchers called it "Ina," and it looked like the aftermath of a volcanic eruption. There's nothing odd about ... more
EXO LIFE

Extreme Shrimp May Hold Clues to Alien Life
At one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents, tiny shrimp are piled on top of each other, layer upon layer, crawling on rock chimneys that spew hot water. Bacteria, inside the shrimps' ... more
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MOON DAILY

Russia Preparing Joint Moon Exploration Agreement With EU
Scientists from Russia and the European Union are preparing an agreement on joint exploration of the Moon, Lev Zelyony, director of the Space Research Institute at the Russian Academy of Sciences, s ... more


RUSSIAN SPACE

Launched Russian satellites to reach 150 by 2025
Russia will increase the number of its orbital satellites to 150 by 2025, head of Russia's United Rocket Space Corporation (URSC) said Monday. "According to the federal space program's new project, ... more
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U.K. group to crowd-source funding for moon mission
A group in the United Kingdom aims to launch a lunar probe and study the moon using money raised on crowd-funding website Kickstarter. ... more
MOON DAILY

After Mars, India space chief aims for the moon
India now has its sights set on low-budget missions to the moon and the sun after becoming the first country in Asia to reach Mars, the head of its space agency said Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China has no overseas bases: defence ministry

Iraqi forces hold off jihadist attack on Ramadi

China says in talks with Russia over 2015 military drills

Afghan senate approves foreign troops staying on

Process converts human waste into rocket fuel

Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launch Postponed Over Technical Problems

Iran supreme leader backs nuclear talks extension

SATURN DAILY

Cassini Sails into New Ocean Adventures on Titan
NASA's Cassini mission continues its adventures in extraterrestrial oceanography with new findings about the hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan. During a flyby in August, the spacecraft sounded ... more
MARSDAILY

China Exclusive: China developing Mars rover
After successfully putting the "Jade Rabbit" lunar rover on the moon, Chinese space experts say the country's planned Mars vehicle will be larger, tougher and a better climber. On Tuesday, a r ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China publishes Earth, Moon photos taken by lunar orbiter
China on Monday published photos of the Earth and Moon together taken by the orbiting service module of the country's returned unmanned lunar orbiter. The photos were taken Sunday by the servi ... more
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DRAGON SPACE

China's Lunar Orbiter Makes Safe Landing, First in 40 Years
China's maiden lunar orbiter has successfully flown around the far side of the Moon and made a safe landing on Saturday, in what is the first mission of the kind in some 40 years, Xinhua news agency ... more
MOON DAILY

China examines the three stages of lunar test run
China's experimental lunar orbiter, which blasted off just over a week ago, entered the moon's orbit as part of an eight-day mission. The trial run paves the way for a mission in 2017 to collect lun ... more
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Brazil government claims drop in Amazon deforestation

Japan volcano eruption hits flights

India court slams Delhi's worsening air pollution

Disaster-prone Philippines wants simpler weather warnings

China drafts first domestic violence law

Swiss to vote on immigration cut 'to save environment'

MOON DAILY

China gears up for lunar mission after round-trip success
The head of China's lunar probe program has called for a thorough analysis of data collected from the test lunar orbiter, which returned Saturday, to speed up work on Chang'e-5, the star of the 2017 ... more
DRAGON SPACE

China completes first mission to moon and back
China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, state media reported, in the latest step forward for Beijing's ambi ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

Getting to Know You, Rocket Edition: Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage
Some elements of a rocket can be familiar, like the boosters and engines. But there are several important parts on NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), that may be less widely known. Ca ... more
IRON AND ICE

Richard Binzel on NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission
By the end of this decade, NASA hopes to lasso a space rock: The space agency is actively pursuing proposals for its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM) - a mission that aims to identify, capture, and r ... more
SATURN DAILY

Cassini Sees Sunny Seas on Titan
As it soared past Saturn's large moon Titan recently, NASA's Cassini spacecraft caught a glimpse of bright sunlight reflecting off hydrocarbon seas. In the past, Cassini had captured, separate ... more

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MOON DAILY

NASA's LRO Spacecraft Captures Images of LADEE's Impact Crater
NASA'S Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has spied a new crater on the lunar surface; one made from the impact of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission. ... more
SATURN DAILY

NASA Identifies Ice Cloud Above Cruising Altitude on Titan
NASA scientists have identified an unexpected high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to exotic clouds found far above Earth's poles. This lofty cloud, imaged by ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Single-atom gold catalysts may enable cheap output of fuel and chemicals

Shaping the future of energy storage with conductive clay

Protons fuel graphene prospects

TEPCO starts cementing tunnels to solve Fukushima water issue

Super material has chink in its armour: study

Mittal bids for 'environmental disaster' Italian steel plant

China blames politics for Indonesia development bank delay

DRAGON SPACE

China launches first mission to moon and back

MOON DAILY

New lunar mission to test Chang'e-5 technology

MOON DAILY

Next Chinese mission to moon will return to Earth

DRAGON SPACE

China's lunar orbiter modifies orbit

SATURN DAILY

NASA-led study sees Titan glowing at dusk and dawn

SATURN DAILY

Organic molecules in Titan's atmosphere are intriguingly skewed

DRAGON SPACE

Work completed on satellite launch center in Hainan

MARSDAILY

Comet's Close Encounter 'One in a Million'

MOON DAILY

Russian Luna-25 Mission to Cost Billions

MOON DAILY

New Batch of Lunar Soil to be Delivered to Earth in 2023-2025

NASA Mission Finds Widespread Evidence of Young Lunar Volcanism

China's ailing moon rover weakening

Moons Can Help Planets Remain Stable Long Enough for Life to Form

Russia to make Moon exploration core part of space program

Researchers: Volcanoes on the moon recently active

NASA Prepares its Science Fleet for Oct. 19 Mars Comet Encounter

JPL Selects Europa CubeSat Proposals for Study

Lutetia's dark side hosts hidden crater

Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023

Solving the mystery of the 'man in the moon'

Origin of moon's 'ocean of storms' revealed

'Man in the Moon' was born from lava - scientists

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

China to improve earth observation service

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