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Powerful Mineral Mapper Heads To Mars

With today’s launch of NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars – or CRISM – joins the set of high-tech detectives seeking traces of water on the red planet.

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Red Moon. Dark Moon

Very soon—perhaps within the next few days—China will launch its second manned space mission

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