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First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Halley's Comet debris creates meteor shower

Astronomers are expecting to see about as many as a dozen meteors per hour as Earth passes through an area of space “littered” with the debris of Halley’s Comet.The annual Orionid meteor shower takes place as we journey through the comet's dusty wake, ... [Published BT.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

Flares Erupt from An Active Region on the Sun

A solar flare erupts in this image captured by NASA’s SDO spacecraft on Oct. 19, 2014.  (Source: NASA/SDO)The Sun has been acting up lately, producing one powerful X-class flare and several more moderate flares over the past 72 hours.You can see the X-class ... [Published Discover Magazine - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 8 reports

NASA spacecraft around Mars sends images of comet Siding Spring

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has released the first resolved images of comet Siding Spring's nucleus -- and it's a lot smaller than people expected.The nucleus of the comet that zoomed past the Red Planet on Sunday appears to be about half its predicted ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 10 reports

Fake NASA 'naut backs all-female Mars mission: We're cheap, we're light

Intelligent flash storage arraysWomen (not men) would be a better choice for the first (wo)manned mission to Mars, according to boffin and fake NASA-naut Kate Greene.Greene, the crew writer for one of NASA’s HI-SEAS (Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and ... [Published The Register - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Planet Mars, NASA, Calorie, Fake
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 7 reports

Robert Braun: NASA to Use Falcon 9 Rocket Thermal Images for Retro-Propulsion

Robert BraunNASA has gathered thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as it descended to Earth and plans to use the engineering data for future Mars exploration efforts.NASA’s team at the Hampton, Virginia-based Langley Research Center used the WB-57 ... [Published Executive Gov - 3 hours ago]
Entities: NASA, Supersonic, SpaceX
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 42 reports

MRO Spies Tiny, Bright Nucleus During Comet Flyby

High resolution image pairs made with HiRISE camera on MRO during Comet Siding Spring’s closest approach to Mars on October 19. Shown at top are images of the nucleus region and inner coma. Those at bottom were exposed to show the bigger coma beginning ... [Published Universe Today - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 5 reports

Soil Moisture Satellite Arrives At Vandenberg Air Force Base

. -A new launch is on the books at Vandenberg Air Force Base and could have future impacts on California’s drought.The "soil moisture active passive" spacecraft or smap has arrived at Vandenberg. It will be sent up on the back of a delta two rocket on ... [Published KEYT3 - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

NASA TV Coverage Set for U.S. Cargo Ship's Departure from International Space Station

(2014-10-20) WASHINGTON , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After delivering almost 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station during a month-long stay, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the orbital ... [Published DMN Newswire - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 4 reports

NASA takes thermal-imaging video of SpaceX in powered descent, info to help with future Mars landings

NASA captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September, 2014 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal images may provide critical engineering information for future missions ... [Published OptoIQ - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 10 reports

Comet Siding Spring Whizzes Past Mars; NASA Orbiters Safe

Siding Spring, also known as C/2013 A1, is a comet coming from the Oort CloudComet Siding Spring has raced past Mars at 125,000 mph. At its closest encounter on Sunday at 2:27 pm Eastern Time, the comet was just 87,000 miles from the red planet. NASA ... [Published Value Walk - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 17 reports

PHOTOS: Mountain-sized comet whizzes Mars after a million...

This artist's concept shows NASA's Mars orbiters lining up behind Mars for their "duck and cover" maneuver to shield them from comet dust that may result from the close flyby of comet Siding Springl. Photograph: NASA It was the closet comet near-miss ... [Published Rediff Realtime News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 32 reports

Comet Streaks Past Mars While Telescopes Watch

A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system on Sunday made a rare, close pass by Mars while robotic science probes and telescopes watched. Comet Siding Spring passed just 87,000 miles (140,000 km) from Mars, less than half the distance between ... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 19 2014]

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The Post added: "President Obama has also proposed an asteroid-lassoing mission that would capture and fling one of the massive space rocks into orbit near the moon so that NASA can study it."
"We aim to complement our work with the world's best technology and bring it to Chile, allowing us to plan the use of the best and most efficient irrigation technology in the future" Chile's national resources information center (Ciren) head, Juan Pablo López, said in a statement
"Meteoroids from Halley s Comet strike Earth's atmosphere traveling 148,000 mph" Cooke said in a news release. "Only the November Leonids are faster."
...So will we ever have a colder-than-average month again? Blunden doesn't see it as very likely. "It can happen, but we just haven’t seen it in a long time, and we don’t really expect to see it any time soon" she says. A colder than average year is even less likely

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