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NASA`s LADEE lunar exploration mission gets extension

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 21:09

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) will get more time to explore the Moon than primitively planned after getting approval for a 28-day extension from the US space agency, NASA.

Misaligned planets in distant planetary system discovered

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 14:02

Using NASA`s Kepler space telescope, an international team of astronomers have found a distant planetary system, which features multiple planets orbiting at a severe tilt to their host star.

NASA calls off attempts to fix Kepler space telescope

Last Updated: Saturday, August 17, 2013, 09:22

The Kepler space telescope`s planet-hunting days are over because its broken positioning system cannot be fixed, NASA officials said on Thursday.

NASA`s Kepler space telescope could soon be shut down permanently

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 14:23

The Kepler space telescope - NASA`s primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently.

NASA finds new astronomical tool to trace evolution of cosmic carbon

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 11:16

Scientists at NASA`s Ames Research Center could be able to systematically investigate the molecular evolution of cosmic carbon.