Spaceprobe

04.24.14
Crowdfunding project aims to bring a forgotten space probe back to life
04.24.14

Crowdfunding project aims to bring a forgotten space probe back to life

The International Sun/Earth Explorer 3 probe is slated to come home in August after 36 years in sp...

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01.17.12
Russian space probe crashes in Pacific Ocean, fish reportedly startled
01.17.12

Russian space probe crashes in Pacific Ocean, fish reportedly startled

On the plus side, the fish needed additional space probe parts. On Sunday night, fragments of Russi...

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04.08.11
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover stars in its very own photoshoot
04.08.11

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover stars in its very own photoshoot

NASA's already given us a glimpse at its Mars rover, courtesy of a USTREAM broadcast a few months b...

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03.29.11
NASA forced to abandon plans for 3D camera in next Mars rover, James Cameron not losing faith yet
03.29.11

NASA forced to abandon plans for 3D camera in next Mars rover, James Cameron not losing faith yet

Among the many great feats of his career, film director James Cameron counts the rather unorthodox...

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11.27.10
Cassini space probe exits safe mode just in time for its flyby of Enceladus
11.27.10

Cassini space probe exits safe mode just in time for its flyby of Enceladus

Apparently our faithful Windows 98 laptop isn't the only thing that goes into "safe mode" from time...

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07.06.10
Planck telescope maps the universe in search of primordial light
07.06.10

Planck telescope maps the universe in search of primordial light

Yep, that innocuous-looking picture above is the whole freaking universe, as perceived by the Planc...

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06.14.10
Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft returns to Earth after asteroid visit (video)
06.14.10

Japan's Hayabusa spacecraft returns to Earth after asteroid visit (video)

Japan's plans for sending robots to the moon may still have to wait another decade or so, but the c...

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07.22.09
"Flying laptop" spacecraft could "transform" in space, sort of
07.22.09

"Flying laptop" spacecraft could "transform" in space, sort of

Impressive as they are, satellites and space probes aren't always the most versatile pieces of equip...

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