With a whole lot of exploration of the Solar System going on over the next few years, NASA announced on October 7, 2010, that 2011 will be the Year of the Solar System. But, wait, there’s more!
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NASA announced on October 3, 2011, that in early November it will begin the process to find new astronauts to support its Expedition missions to the International Space Station and future missions to the inner solar system. This latest group of astronauts will be NASA Group 21.
NASA announced on September 2, 2010, that it will be developing a mission to the Sun over the next few years that will be the closest we have ever gone to our local star, the Sun. Five investigations will help us unravel mysteries of our Sun.
The U.S. space agency NASA announced on June 13, 2011, that it is ready to test its new upper stage rocket that will propel the United States past low-Earth orbit and toward the planets of our Solar System.
NASA announced on Thursday, May 12, 2011, that its Galileo spacecraft has made the first confirmation of the presence of an ocean of molten or partially molten magma underneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Io. This now explains why Io is the most volcanic object in the solar system.
Written by: William Atkins | Published in: SpaceNASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft left Earth about 35 years ago. It is now traveling near the edge of our solar system. Before it reaches interstellar space, the spacecraft has discovered a new region of the solar system called the magnetic highway.
The Solar Dynamics Observatory has provided NASA, and now You, with some exceptional images of the Sun, with a resolution no one has seen before of our own life-providing star. Media reports state that even solar physicists are blown away by the amazing sights.
The U.S. space agency NASA issued an announcement on June 29, 2010, that it is looking for a heavy-lift rocket to help the United States reach the Moon, asteroids, Mars, and other far-flung destinations in our Solar System. Do you have what it takes to build such a vehicle?