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Targeting Bennu – OSIRIS-REx launched yesterday !

One of the most important missions for NASA has begun yesterday at 23:05 GMT on SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral. Atlas V rocket delivered to orbit Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). OSIRIS-REx is first in NASA history sample return mission to asteroid. It will be third in the world after successful Japanese…
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The exact colors of Pluto and Charon that scientists are exploring 

New Horizons spacecraft of NASA offered first close up views of Pluto and its largest moon to the humankind after three years. Scientists are still discovering the wonders of the outer solar system. In the year 2015 July 14th the anniversary of new Horizon historical flight has been marking through Pluto system. Scientists have recovered…
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Pluto, the Venice of Solar System?  

 The last planet in the chain of our solar system used to be Pluto. How far away it is and how much time it would take to reach there is not something that everyone knows. But in the pursuit of finding water, though frozen, scientists have found dunes of methane in frozen form on Pluto.…
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NASA’s space mission to Pluto

In the year 2006, a probe was grown off a rocket from the Cape Canaveral. The probe was named New Horizons. It was carried from a missile which was 224 foot tall. The probe weighed thousand pounds but was tiny. The destination of this spacecraft was Pluto. The mission included the spaceship in traveling a…
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