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Dogs, wolves and the occasional human have been known to howl at it. At times it seems to follow us. Over the centuries, humans have used it to plant by, harvest by and navigate by.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA, the agency that epitomized the "Right Stuff," seems lost in space and doesn't have a clear sense of where it is going, an independent panel of science and engineering experts said in a stinging report Wednesday.
Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer
, December 06, 2012
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Accompanied by a fleet of astronauts spanning NASA's entire existence, Atlantis made a slow, solemn journey to retirement Friday, the last space shuttle to orbit the world and the last to leave NASA's nest.
Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
, November 02, 2012
NASA's Curiosity rover on Monday transmitted a low-resolution video showing the last 2 1/2 minutes of its white-knuckle dive through the Mars atmosphere, giving Earthlings a sneak peek of a spacecraft landing on another world.
PASADENA, Calif. — With Mars looming large, NASA’s most high-tech rover ever built was on track to plunge into the red planet’s atmosphere Sunday night and attempt a series of difficult acrobatics to land safely on the surface.
Alicia Chang, Associated Press
, August 06, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has landed robotic explorers on the surface of Mars, sent probes to outer planets and operates a worldwide network of antennas that communicates with interplanetary spacecraft.
Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
, March 12, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The moon has come a long way since Galileo first peered at it through a telescope. Unmanned probes have circled around it and landed on its surface. Twelve American astronauts have walked on it. And lunar rocks and soil have been hauled back from it.
Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer
, December 26, 2011
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