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NASA's InSight lander finds its best angle with Mars selfie

NASA's InSight lander finds its best angle with Mars selfie

Image credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech. Those instruments include a self-burrowing heat probe and a suite of incredibly sensitive seismometers, both of which must be placed directly on the red dirt by InSight's arm . InSight also sent back a mosaic of images of its workspace - the approximately 14 x 7-foot (4 x 2 m) crescent of terrain directly in front of the spacecraft. Consulte Mais Informação

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UNs climate chief asks nations to finish talks with strong outcome

UNs climate chief asks nations to finish talks with strong outcome

The rulebook is a Bible for transparent implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement - the first global treaty to reduce emissions by all rich and poor nations. The climate change talks have been embroiled in ongoing drama, not the least of which being that a conference meant to be about reducing global carbon dioxide emissions, among other things, is literally being sponsored by coal companies . Consulte Mais Informação

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China launches new rover aimed for the dark side of the moon

China launches new rover aimed for the dark side of the moon

However, very few things are known about the dark side of the Moon. The Chang'e 4 rover is also equipped with an energetic neutral atom analyser, a panoramic camera and an infrared spectrometer. However, the successful landing of Chang'e-3 meant that Chang'e-4 was available for use. The spacecraft will be only the second Chinese spacecraft to land on the moon, after Chang'e-3 landed in 2013. Consulte Mais Informação

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Little results from first ministers meeting, but at least nobody stormed out

Little results from first ministers meeting, but at least nobody stormed out

Ontario government house leader Todd Smith says the agenda doesn't deal with the concerns of the provinces, which include the carbon tax , a planned General Motors plant closure in Ontario and the oil-price crisis. But she parted company last summer over the failure to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project off the ground and is now crusading for federal help to ease the discount price Alberta is obliged to accept for its oil because it can't get it to tidewater for shipment ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Delta IV Heavy NROL- 71 Mission Profile

Delta IV Heavy NROL- 71 Mission Profile

Since the Delta IV Heavy will carry a top-secret payload to space for the National Reconnaissance Office, the actual launch window remains top secret but likely spans less than an hour. Col. Bob Reeves, 30th Space Vice Wing commander, will be the space launch commander. "Every mission is unique and this Delta IV Heavy launch is a prime example of teamwork with a laser focus on mission success", said Lt. Consulte Mais Informação

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EPA moves to rescind Obama-era carbon limits on new coal plants

EPA moves to rescind Obama-era carbon limits on new coal plants

Andrew Wheeler said the curbs on coal emissions were "excessive burdens" on the industry. This would ease an Obama-era rule that was a central target in critics' accusations of a "war on coal". While coal plants have been on the decline for years, due to a combination of cheaper natural gas options and regulations from the federal government, the new ruling is the latest step meant to boost the industry. Consulte Mais Informação

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SpaceX launches cargo to space station

SpaceX launches cargo to space station

Starting in March 2017, when SpaceX staff was finally able to get a practical concept of renewability in the use of their missiles, and many interesting and illustrative test runs was made - however, at first, the rocket company way or another passed through the stage of fix, modification and replacement of more parts after the next landing. Consulte Mais Informação

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