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[NASA] Trajectory of Alan Shepard's Historic Flight

Fifty-four years ago on May 5, 1961 only 23 day after Yuri Gagarin of the then-Soviet Union became the first person in space, NASA astronaut Alan Shepard launched at 9:34 a.m. 29 mots de plus

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[NASA] Mimas Stares Back

The great eye of Saturn’s moon Mimas, a 130-kilometer-wide (80-mile) impact crater called Herschel, stares out from the battered moon. Several individual ringlets within the F ring are resolved here, and the small moon Atlas is also seen faintly outside the main rings. 7 mots de plus

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[NASA] Ten-Engine Electric Plane Prototype Takes Off

A team at NASA’s Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. 22 mots de plus

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[NASA] Overview of MESSENGER Spacecraft's Impact Region on Mercury

On April 30th, this region of Mercury’s surface will have a new crater! Traveling at 3.91 kilometers per second (over 8,700 miles per hour), the MESSENGER spacecraft will collide with Mercury’s surface, creating a crater estimated to be 16 meters (52 feet) in diameter. 7 mots de plus

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[NASA] April 29, 1990, Shuttle Discovery Lands Following Hubble Deployment Mission

On April 29, 1990, the Space Shuttle Discovery approaches for landing on a concrete runway at Edwards Air Force Base to complete a highly successful five-day mission during which the Hubble Space Telescope was released into orbit. 6 mots de plus

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[NASA] Astronaut Scott Kelly Speaks at Shuttle Enterprise Dedication Ceremony

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly delivers remarks from onboard the International Space Station during the Space Shuttle Enterprise dedication ceremony Monday, April 27, 2015, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. 23 mots de plus

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[NASA] Unmasking the Secrets of Mercury

To learn more about the minerals and surface processes on Mercury, instruments aboard NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft have been collecting surface measurements since MESSENGER entered Mercury orbit on March 17, 2011. 7 mots de plus

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