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Moon's hidden valley system revealed

Scientists identify a huge rectangular feature on the Moon that is probably the buried remains of an ancient rift valley system.

11 hours ago from BBC News

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Cyanide cloud puts a chill in Titan's air

Icy particles high above south pole of Saturn moon create hiccups in atmospheric models.

13 hours ago from Nature News

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Sites vie for European Mars landing

The European Space Agency produces a list of four possible locations on Mars where it could send a rover in 2018.

13 hours ago from BBC News

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US and India sign space agreement

The space agencies of India and the US sign an agreement on future co-operation at Mars and at Earth.

23 hours ago from BBC News

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See the Stunning New Portrait of Mars from India's MOM Spacecraft

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), which began orbiting the Red Planet on Sept. 23, has already sent back a stunning new portrait of Mars. The image taken Sept. 28 shows the beginnings ...

14 hours ago from TIME

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What's That Thing on Saturn's Biggest Moon?

Something strange is happening on the cloud-shrouded world known as Titan—and a NASA orbiter is trying to figure it out

Tue 30 Sep 14 from TIME

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Sandblasting winds shift Mars' landscape

WINDSWEPT PLANET: High winds are a near-daily force on the surface of Mars, carving out a landscape of shifting dunes and posing a challenge to exploration, say scientists.

Wed 1 Oct 14 from ABC Science

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Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

Tue 30 Sep 14 from BBC News

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NASA to Crash Helicopter Today

NASA engineers are preparing to crash a former military helicopter to test how various materials affect the likelihood of injuries for occupants.Read more about NASA to Crash Helicopter TodayComments

16 hours ago from Laboratory Equipment

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NASA's HS3 looks Hurricane Edouard in the eye

NASA and NOAA scientists participating in NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel (HS3) mission used their expert skills, combined with a bit of serendipity on Sept. 17, 2014, to guide the ...

Tue 30 Sep 14 from

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