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  1. News - World - SPACE

    Lizard love space test back from brink as Russia contacts lost satellite

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:38pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Moscow Russia re-establishes contact with satellite carrying geckos for research on sex habits Lizard love space test back from the brink Will geckos still get it on in zero gravity? It looked like this and other pressing scientific questions would be unanswered after Russia's space agency lost contact last week with a Photon-M satellite carrying five ...

  2. News - World - SPACE

    Nasa rover finds large iron meteorite on Mars

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 09:08pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Nasa rover finds another visitor from space on Mars Nasa's Curiosity rover has found a two-metre-long iron meteorite on the surface of Mars. Scientists named the first meteorite to be found by the rover Lebanon- presumably because of its shape. Meteorites are lumps of rock and metal that fall from space and hit the surface of a planet. They are time capsules, ...

  3. News - World - SPACE

    ‘Magic island’ in chilly lake on Saturn moon Titan puzzles space watchers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 08:39pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Blob in lake of methane and ethane that came and went from images shot by probe puzzles scientists, who theorise it could be a wave or iceberg 'Magic island' riddle of Saturn moon Titan Scientists are investigating a mystery object that appeared and then vanished again from a giant lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. They spotted ...

  4. News - World - SPACE

    Astronomers capture huge meteorite smashing into moon

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:48pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Record-breaking meteorite smashes into moon Astronomers have captured the moment a lump of rock slammed into the moon with so much force that the bright flash could be seen from earth with the naked eye. The 400kg meteorite, travelling at 61,000km/h, punched a fresh crater into the moon's surface some 40 metres wide in what is thought to be the largest lunar ...

  5. News - World - SPACE

    Wake-up call for comet-chasing space probe Rosetta after long hibernation

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AP

    ... a probe on an asteroid in 2001, but comets are much more volatile places because they constantly release dust and gas that can harm a spacecraft. Additional reporting by The Guardian The origin ...

  6. News - World - SPACE

    Water on earth, moon came from same place

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Water on earth, moon came from same place Traces of water inside the moon probably came from the same place as water on earth, a fresh analysis of lunar rocks has found. The findings make for a clearer picture of our neighbour, once viewed as an arid expanse but now considered a frost-coated rock holding water throughout. The results come from studies on the most ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    35 years after launch, Voyager 1 still in earth's solar system

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian 35 years later, Voyager 1 still on trip to beyond A spacecraft that took off from Cape Canaveral 35 years ago is continuing its journey out of the solar system, Nasa said. The Voyager 1 probe was fired into space to observe the outer planets and the mysterious interstellar medium that lies beyond the solar system on September 5, 1977, as Elvis was topping the charts ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SPACE

    Year in space to test effects on astronauts' mind and body

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in London Long tour of duty will test the mind and body Two veteran spacefarers have been chosen to spend a year aboard the International Space Station- many times longer than the usual tour of duty- as part of research into the physiological effects of long stays in space. The work will feed into American and Russian plans to send people to Mars, which would require ...



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