China Sets Ambitious Agenda In 'Asian Space Race'

China Sets Ambitious Agenda In 'Asian Space Race'
India's launch Tuesday of a satellite bound for Mars is the latest milestone in a space race among Asian nations. China, though, is still seen as the leader. A decade ago, China became the third nation to put up a manned spacecraft; it has worked on a …
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There's a traffic jam at the International Space Station
Russia's Fyodor Yurchikhin commanded the vehicle, which also had NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano inside. Three people must go inside the Soyuz during these kinds of transfers because if something …
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Olympic torch will take quick jog through space
The crew will bring along an Olympic torch for the six-hour sprint to the International Space Station, then perform a synchronized spacewalk Saturday and attempt to stick a landing back on Earth the next day. The orbital gymnastics are part of the …
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Earth-Like Habitable Planets Surprisingly Common, Kepler Space Telescope
This image shows field of view of NASA's Kepler space telescope, which stared at a single region of stars in the in the constellation Cygnus, just above the plane of the Milky Way Galaxy. The transit method of finding planets, by definition, only …
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