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The James Webb Space Telescope will be pointed so that the Sun, Earth and Moon are always on one side, and the sunshield will act like a parasol, keeping the optics and science instruments cool by keeping them in the shade and protecting them from the heat of the sun and warm spacecraft electronics. Credit: Northrop Grumman Corp.

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An Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket and Cygnus re-supply craft lifted off Wednesday for the International Space Station, marking the inauguration of a second U. S. cargo service for the six person orbiting science lab.

Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket lifts off on inaugural re-supply mission to the space station. Photo Credit/NASA TV

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NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). Credit: NASA/GSFC

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) was launched toward the Moon in June 2009.

A huge payoff from the longevity of the LRO mission is the repeat coverage of the lunar landscape obtained by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera system that includes a Wide Angle Camera (WAC).

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Testing of China’s Chang’e-3 robotic lunar lander. Photo Credit: China media via Galactic Penguin SST

China’s Chang’e 3 robotic lunar lander is being readied for launch by year’s end – a milestone making mission that also involves a wheeled lunar rover to drive across the lunar landscape.

Chang’e 3 is the third robotic lunar probe mission of the China Lunar Exploration Program.

Armed with numerous...

Orbital Sciences Corporation has rolled out its Antares rocket. Credit: Orbital Sciences

Antares rocket is topped by Cygnus...

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