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Deep Space Digest – May 23
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Deep Space Digest – May 23

by Justin CowartMay 23, 2014

Chang’e 4 delays, Opportunity finds clay, Curiosity drills, Rosetta works to meet a comet, Cassini observes auroras, and New Horizons looks for a target.

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Deep Space Digest – May 9
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Deep Space Digest – May 9

by Justin CowartMay 9, 2014

Opportunity drives backwards, Curiosity drills into Mars, Rosetta finishes waking up, and Cassini studies Saturn’s auroras. (more…)

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Deep Space Digest – April 23
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Deep Space Digest – April 23

by Justin CowartApril 24, 2014

Deep Space Digest is a new biweekly feature that we will be developing over the next couple of months. We will try to provide our readers with a short summary of major mission news for selected missions. Feedback on the feature would be much appreciated!

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Indian rocket launches seven satellites into polar orbit
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Indian rocket launches seven satellites into polar orbit

by Chris TrudgenFebruary 27, 2013

On Monday 25th of February 2013 the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle sat on the pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centers’ First Launch Pad with seven satellites inside its protective nose fairing. At 1231 UTC the all the rockets systems checked out and the first stage of the four stage rocket ignited sending the booster soaring into the Indian sky.

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