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Nasa announces robust multi-year mars program: new rover to close out decade

NASA press release: Building on the success of Curiosity’s Red Planet landing, NASA announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020. The plan to design and build a new Mars robotic science rover brings a total of seven NASA missions operating or being planned …

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David Seidel: STEM and Inspiring Missions of ‘Curiosity’

Fora TV presents David Seidel, Deputy Education Director at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), discusses how the Curiosity rover can bring space into the classroom and how it teaches students to explore using the principles of STEM education. David Seidel: STEM and Inspiring Missions of ‘Curiosity’ from California STEM Learning Network on FORA.tv

Near Space Balloon Flight

Shot with HD HERO cameras from GoPro by a team of engineers who describes the below amazing video: We are a group of engineers/designers from San Francisco. This was our second balloon launch on 6/5/2010. Shot with 2 HD Hero cameras from GoPro. Launched from the California coast near Davenport, landed in Crows Landing 70 …

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Curiosity Mission Update: Rover at Bradbury Landing

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has begun driving from its landing site, which scientists have named for the late author Ray Bradbury. Bradbury inspired generations with his stories, including tales of life on Mars More information: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html

NASA: First Color Pic Beamed Back by Curiosity

Curiosity’s first color picture from the surface of Mars is beamed back to Earth to highlight the rover’s second Martian day, or sol, spent on the Red Planet. Questions and answers with Nasa.

NASA: The NuStar telescope was launched today

The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, NuSTAR, will launch on a Pegasus rocket into Earth orbit where it will detect high-energy X-rays to uncover hidden black holes, exploded stars and other features of the universe. Scientists explain how NASA’s newest mission of exploration will gather important data about one of the Universe’s most interesting and perplexing …

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