NASA - NASA, Ahoora Foundation Unite to Ignite Students' Passion for Science, Space, and Technology

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Jan. 22, 2013
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NASA, Ahoora Foundation Unite to Ignite Students' Passion for Science, Space, and Technology

Space History Photo: Lunar Module Ascent Stage

This image caught the ascent stage of the "Spider" after the descent stage had dropped. CREDIT: NASA | David Scott.
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In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, the Lunar Module "Spider" ascent stage is photographed from the Command/Service Module on March 7, 1969, the fifth day of the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission. The Lunar Module's descent stage had already been jettisoned.
Each weekday, looks back at the history of spaceflight through photos (archive).

Photos of Comet ISON: A Potentially Great Comet

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Asteroids: Formation, Discovery and Exploration

Asteroid-Mining Project Aims for Deep-Space Colonies New Asteroid-Mining Venture to Be Unveiled Tuesday 'Planetary Parks' Could Protect Space Wilderness NASA Eyes Wild Plan to Drag Asteroid Near the Moon Crater on Huge Asteroid Vesta Gets 3D Treatment Quadrantid Meteor Shower Wows Stargazers Meteorite From California Fireball Reveals Its Secrets

NASA finds evidence of ancient crater lake on Mars

Groundwater-fed lake in 1.4-mile deep crater may have been habitat, say scientists
Sharon Gaudin
January 22, 2013 (Computerworld)
A NASA spacecraft is sending back evidence that a deep crater on Mars once held a groundwater-fed lake.
The information is further evidence that the Red Planet has a history of water. Last fall, NASA scientists discovered evidence indicating Mars once sustained a vigorous, thousand-year water flow.

Experiment "Plasma-F"


Orbital station "Salyut" - "Almaz"

The idea of ​​the space station - a Long-manned vehicles in orbit - were even Tsiolkovsky and Oberth, but really speak about it on both sides of the Atlantic after the flight of the Soviet satellites in 1957.

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