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Europe's new Venus probe will have to survive months-long scorching 'aerobrake' procedure thumbnail

Europe’s new Venus probe will have to survive months-long scorching ‘aerobrake’ procedure

Home News Science & Astronomy Europe's EnVision mission to Venus will aerobrake for two years to get into its target science orbit. (Image credit: ESA) Europe's planned Venus exploration mission will depend on a challenging aerobraking procedure to lower its orbit, which will test the thermal resiliency of the spacecraft's materials to their limits. The EnVision…
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New clues emerge about runaway star Zeta Ophiuchi's violent past thumbnail

New clues emerge about runaway star Zeta Ophiuchi’s violent past

Home News Science & Astronomy This composite image of the star Zeta Ophiuchi comprises one image taken in the X-ray spectrum by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory and one taken in the infrared spectrum by NASA's now-retired Spitzer Space Telescope. (Image credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Dublin Inst. Advanced Studies/S. Green et al.; Infrared: NASA/JPL/Spitzer) Zeta Ophiuchi is on…
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NASA marks 25 years since Pathfinder touched down on Mars thumbnail

NASA marks 25 years since Pathfinder touched down on Mars

This eight-image mosaic was acquired by Pathfinder July 5, 1997, the second Martian day, or sol, of the mission. The newly deployed Sojourner rover—the first of its kind on the Red Planet—sits on the Martian surface after driving down Pathfinder's ramp. Credit: NASA/JPL When a daring team of engineers put a lander and the first…
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