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    1. The driving force behind NASA's prolific planet-hunting Kepler mission is retiring, ending a 53-year career with the space agency. Bill Borucki came up with the idea for the Kepler observatory in the early 1980s and continued championing the concept through four failed proposals until the mission was finally approved in 2000. "Bill's unique leadership, vision and research tenacity has and will ...

    2. Orbiting NASA astronaut Scott Kelly doesn't have any special plans for the Fourth of July, though he will try to catch a glimpse of the fireworks displays down on Earth. "Hopefully the timing will be right, and I'll be able to look down and see little specks of light over the United States on the evening of the Fourth of July," Kelly said Thursday (July 2) during a video interview with NASA ...

    3. © AP Photo/NASA, ESA, M. Buie This combination of images made by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in 2002 and 2003 shows Pluto at different angles. New color photos of the dwarf planet Pluto were released Wednesday afternoon by NASA’s New Horizons mission.

    4. NASA zeroes in on Pluto, detects frozen methane (+video)

      The Christian Science MonitorJul 01 05:59 PM

      As NASA's New Horizons makes final preparations to zoom past Pluto, the probe continues to make startling observations.

    5. NASA zeroes in on Pluto, detects frozen methane

      The Christian Science MonitorJul 01 11:30 AM

      As NASA's New Horizons makes final preparations to zoom past Pluto, the probe continues to make startling observations.

    6. Why is NASA sending a boomerang to Mars?

      The Christian Science MonitorJul 01 02:44 PM

      NASA reveals plans to test the 'Prandtl-m' plane for future use on the red planet.

    7. NASA satellites reveal how quickly solar panels are covering the Gobi Desert as China becomes the world’s leader in solar power.

    8. NASA is Suiting Up with Boston’s John F. Kennedy Library

    9. CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Artifacts recovered from the wreckages of NASA's Challenger and Columbia space shuttles are for the first time now on public display, part of a powerful new exhibit that is intended to honor the two winged spacecraft and their fallen astronaut crews. NASA officials joined family members of the fallen crews Saturday (June 27) to open "Forever Remembered," a new permanent...

    10. NASA missions monitor a waking black hole

      Science DailyJul 02 08:03 AM

      NASA's Swift satellite detected a rising tide of high-energy X-rays from the constellation Cygnus on June 15, just before 2:32 p.m. EDT. About 10 minutes later, the Japanese experiment on the International Space Station called the Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image (MAXI) also picked up the flare.

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