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Thursday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. In Washington, NASA faced rough sledding Wednesday in House appropriation and authorization proceedings: spending is...

NASA is refining plans for a second SUV-sized Curiosity rover mission to Mars in 2020 that would search for evidence of past biological activity, a potential international enterprise whose results may address the prospects for life elsewhere in the solar system and perhaps beyond.

A 19-member Science Definition Team selected by NASA earlier this year to study such a robotic mission outlined the strategy in a 200 page report unveiled earlier this week.

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Pluto and Charon: New Horizons LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) composite image showing the detection of Pluto’s largest moon, Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute)

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Wednesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. In Washington, U. S. House appropriators consider a $16.6 billion budget for NASA in 2014, a reduction of more than...

 

 

U. S.  and Italian spacewalkers sailed through a list of upgrade activities outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, including a solar power cable extension that will flow electricity to Russia’s Nauka Multipurpose Laboratory Module following the compartment’s launch later this year.

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano rides end of the International Space...

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Tuesday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. In Washington, House Democrats prepare to differ with Republicans by offering a competing version of a NASA...

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Monday’s CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe, plus activities from the weekend. Russian reports suggest the country’s space apparatus is in serious disarray. Is the...

Round About the Earth – Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit by Joyce E. Chaplin; Simon & Schuster; New York, New York; $35.00; 2012.

This is a fascinating and pleasurable look at explorers that have accomplished around-the-world travel.

For almost five hundred years, we human beings have been finding ways to circle the Earth – by ground, ocean,...

Launched in March 2009, NASA’s Kepler space telescope soon became the most prolific alien planet hunter ever.

Artist's illustration of Kepler planet hunter. Image Credit/NASA

The search has so far produced just under 3,300 candidate planets, among them representatives of the mission...

What's your view? New NASA website allows detective work from Earth orbit. Credit: NASA

A creative new website is available from NASA that can help improve your own feature-spotting skills and geographical knowledge about our planet – a plus in readying yourself for your own space tourism flight in Earth orbit.

Meanwhile, you can also help the Crew Earth Observations team...

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