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NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

World / Science & Health Jan 19, 2019

NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at preventing technology transfer to China. "With the required approval from Congress, NASA has been in discussions with China ...

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

World / Science & Health Aug 1, 2018

Mars makes closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Earth's neighboring planet, Mars, is closer than it has been in the past 15 years, offering unusually bright views of the red planet's auburn hues. "The red planet and Earth haven't been this close since 2003, and won't be again until 2035," NASA said. Astronomers around ...

Nearby young star may be chomping a planet

World / Science & Health Jul 19, 2018

Nearby young star may be chomping a planet

Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets. A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. The Chandra X-Ray Observatory spotted a 30-fold increase in iron on the edge of the ...