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Three top solar scientists found that unusually weak magnetic fields on the sun paired with reduced solar activity cause sunspots to disappear.
Private companies interest in spaceflight include SpaceX and Boeing.
Lounge was 'dedicated' to the 'exploration and exploitation of space.'
The Libyan government has likewise jammed television broadcast signals from Al Jazeera.
Some astronauts aboard the shuttle Discovery will be wearing a new type of glasses—an alternative to bifocals—to test out on the International Space Station.
A model of the Virgin Galactic spaceship was provided to Oscar losers — not free tickets.
New director is a retired U.S. Air Force civilian with a specialty in space-based technologies.
Satellite to aid scientists in understanding how the sun affects the Earth and human beings.
Astronauts ventured outside the International Space Station to prepare the orbital outpost for life after the U.S. retires its fleet of space shuttles.
For $1.6 million, scientists will fly into suborbital space for research purposes.
Findings break a previous record of the most asteroids found by a single telescope in a single night.
Despite its intensity, flare did not disrupt Earth's satellites or other systems.
NASA employees are 'mission-critical', and they would be able to remain on the job in the event that a 2011 budget is not approved by March.
As the shuttle program begins to end, a look at Discovery's past and future.
The shuttle lifted off at 4:53 p.m. EST from the Kennedy Space Center, riding a flame-tipped pillar of smoke across the Atlantic Ocean.
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