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06.24.14
Prototype NASA rover can ride on the underside of frozen lakes
06.24.14

Prototype NASA rover can ride on the underside of frozen lakes

We've built rovers to deal with arid planets like Mars, but what about trips to Titan's hydrocarbo...

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09.24.12
Deezmaker 3D Printer Store opens in Pasadena, will sell you a slice of the future for $600
09.24.12

Deezmaker 3D Printer Store opens in Pasadena, will sell you a slice of the future for $600

If the MakerBot store in Manhattan is the East coast's vanguard for 3D printer stores, Deezmaker's...

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08.20.12
NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016
08.20.12

NASA InSight tapped for Mars drilling mission in 2016

The surface of Mars? Psh... been there. With the Curiosity stage well under way, our exploration o...

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08.11.12
NASA's Curiosity rover receives long-distance OTA update, 'brain transplant' on Mars
08.11.12

NASA's Curiosity rover receives long-distance OTA update, 'brain transplant' on Mars

Think it's nifty when your carrier deigns to provide your smartphone with that long awaited OTA up...

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08.06.12
NASA's Curiosity Mars landing successful, first pictures trickling in (video)
08.06.12

NASA's Curiosity Mars landing successful, first pictures trickling in (video)

After "seven minutes of terror" involving guided entry, parachute and powered descent, and even a...

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01.02.12
NASA's GRAIL spacecrafts enter Moon's orbit, set to map its gravitational field in March
01.02.12

NASA's GRAIL spacecrafts enter Moon's orbit, set to map its gravitational field in March

Way back in September, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent a duo of Lockheed Martin-produced...

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12.12.11
NASA looks to send landers to Europa in 2020, wants to break the ice
12.12.11

NASA looks to send landers to Europa in 2020, wants to break the ice

There's still a lot of mystery surrounding Jupiter's moon Europa, but researchers at NASA seem...

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04.13.11
NASA animation depicts Curiosity's soft landing on Mars, courtesy of a 'sky crane' (video)
04.13.11

NASA animation depicts Curiosity's soft landing on Mars, courtesy of a 'sky crane' (video)

Sending a rover to a distant planet is no small feat, so we might as well make the landing even m...

By R. Lai,   04.13.11
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