Science & Space

Indian lunar orbiter hit by heat rise

Scientists have switched off several on-board instruments to halt rising temperatures inside India’s first unmanned lunar spacecraft. CNN.com – Science and Space

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Inspiration for ‘Contact’ still listening

From a remote valley in Northern California, Jill Tarter is listening to the universe. CNN.com – Science and Space

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iReporters watch planets, moon align

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Shuttle lands at California air base

NASA officials Sunday waved off the first opportunity for space shuttle Endeavour to return to Earth, citing poor weather conditions. CNN.com – Science and Space

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Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years

NASA’s launch of the Mars Science Laboratory — hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns — has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington. CNN.com – Science and Space