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Next Launch TMA-16M on a Soyuz-FG rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan
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27 Mar 15 19:42:59 GMT
28 Mar 15 1:42:59 ALMT
27 Mar 15 15:42:59 Eastern

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Video - 'We're NASA and We Know It!'

Video courtesy of Satire

When the twin Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity landed on the Red Planet back in 2004 a clueless MTV commentator made a derisive comment about the jubilant scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. Now, eight years later, JPL has […]

Curiosity’s Martian Descent, 7 Minutes Of U. S. Space Excellence

This graphic highlights what is known as the “seven minutes of terror” – the period where Curiosity is on its own as it goes through the most dangerous part of its mission. Image Credit: Max-Q Entertainment

Nearly 154 million mi. from Earth, the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) rover Curiosity is poised to meld the […]