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Marcia Dunn

Marcia Dunn

    SpaceX Dragon flies by space station
    SpaceX Dragon flies by space station
    The unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule flew within 2.4-km of the orbiting lab as it performed a practice lap and check out of its...
    Scientists come across monstrous black holes
    Scientists come across monstrous black holes
    Scientists have found the biggest black holes known to exist -- each one 10-billion times the size of our sun.
    Nasa goes green with solar-powered Jupiter probe
    Nasa goes green with solar-powered Jupiter probe
    Nasa's upcoming mission to Jupiter can't get much greener than this: a solar-powered, windmill-shaped spacecraft.
    Astronauts return from space to sushi overload
    Astronauts return from space to sushi overload
    Koichi Wakata was still getting used to gravity, though it wasn't going to stop him from diving into a deluge of sushi.
    Astronauts open up billion-dollar space lab
    Astronauts open up billion-dollar space lab
    Astronauts opened up Japan's new billion-dollar space-station lab on Thursday, then got ready for another spacewalk, this time to spruce up the...
    Discovery's foam loss possibly caused by workers
    Discovery's foam loss possibly caused by workers
    Workers may have accidentally cut or crushed the section of foam that broke off Discovery's fuel tank during its launch two months ago -- a...
    Nasa plans to crash into comet
    Nasa plans to crash into comet
    For the first time in history, Nasa is setting off on a collision course with a comet, in hopes of blasting a huge hole in the celestial snowball...
    Up and away to the planet of extremes
    Up and away to the planet of extremes
    Nasa launched a messenger to Mercury on Tuesday, the first spacecraft in 30 years to head to the sun's closest planet.
    Spacemen 'fortunate' with off-target landing
    Spacemen 'fortunate' with off-target landing
    It could have been a lot worse for the two Americans and one Russian whose landing ended up nearly 500 kilometres off course and their recovery...