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Students Chart a Course to Enceladus

Students Chart a Course to Enceladus 2019 Caltech Space Challenge tasked student teams with designing a mission to Saturn’s icy moon Where there is water, there may be life, which is why students participating in the 2019 Caltech Space Challenge ...

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Next Stop: Uranus and Neptune

View of Uranus recorded by Voyager 2 on Jan 25, 1986. NASA/JPL Next Stop: Uranus and Neptune Will Europe take part in the next space mission to Uranus and Neptune? To discuss the issues and technical questions that such a ...

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NASA Tests Robotic Ice Tools

A robotic claw, one of several innovative tools developed at JPL for exploring icy, ocean worlds like Europa. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Click for a full size image   NASA Tests Robotic Ice Tools Want to go ice fishing on Jupiter’s ...

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NASA Symposium: Futuristic Space Exploration Concepts

Jonathan Sauder’s AREE rover had a fully mechanical computer and logic system, allowing it to function in the harsh Venusian landscape. Image Credit: ESA/J. Whatmore/NASA/JPL-Caltech Click for a full size image NASA Symposium: Futuristic Space Exploration Concepts Proposals Include Wind-Powered ...

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The Dwarf Planet Ceres

In March of 2015, NASA’s Dawn mission will arrive at the dwarf planet Ceres, the first of the smaller class of planets to be discovered and the closest to Earth. Ceres, which orbits the Sun in the asteroid belt between ...

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Life in Lake Vostok of Antarctica

Located on the seemingly inhospitable continent of Antarctica (a place with the lowest recorded temperature on the Earth at -89 degrees Celsius), lies a subglacial lake that is 160 miles wide and 30 miles across. This lake has been dubbed ...

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