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Take your pick and this is just about half at the site. 11 Feb. 2012

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NASA Invites Twitter Fans to 2013 Space Budget AnnouncementMike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer
Space.com- SPACE.com - 9 hrs ago
NASA chief Charlie Bolden will roll out the space agency's next budget Monday (Feb. 13) in a room full of reporters — and some of the agency's die-hard Twitter fans. More »NASA Invites Twitter Fans to 2013 Space Budget Announcement

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Watery Alien Planets Might Be Stripped Dry by GravityCharles Q. Choi, Astrobiology Magazine Contributor
Space.com- SPACE.com - 9 hrs ago
Alien planets might experience tidal forces powerful enough to remove all their water, leaving behind hot, dry worlds like Venus, researchers said. More »Watery Alien Planets Might Be Stripped Dry by Gravity

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Europe's Newest Rocket to Launch on Maiden Voyage MondayCharles Q. Choi, SPACE.com Contributor
Space.com- SPACE.com - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
The new Vega rocket from Europe may be small, but it promises to do the job of at least twice that of most other rockets its size. More »Europe's Newest Rocket to Launch on Maiden Voyage Monday

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China Unveils Best Moon Map Yet from Lunar OrbiterTariq Malik, SPACE.com Managing Editor
Space.com- SPACE.com - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
China's space agency released an amazingly detailed map of the moon this week, marking the best view yet of the lunar surface as seen by a Chinese spacecraft, according … More »China Unveils Best Moon Map Yet from Lunar Orbiter

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NASA Fixes Computer Glitch on Mars-Bound Rover SPACE.com Staff
Space.com- SPACE.com - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Engineers have fixed the glitch that caused a computer reset on the spacecraft carrying NASA's Curiosity rover shortly after it launched toward Mars in November, officials … More »NASA Fixes Computer Glitch on Mars-Bound Rover

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NASA budget will axe Mars deal with Europe: scientists AFP - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
US President Barack Obama's budget proposal to be submitted next week for 2013 will cut NASA's budget by 20 percent and eliminate a major partnership with Europe on Mars … More »NASA budget will axe Mars deal with Europe: scientists

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Scientists say NASA cutting missions to Mars SETH BORENSTEIN - AP - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Scientists say NASA is about to propose major cuts in its exploration of other planets, especially Mars. And NASA's former science chief is calling it irrational. More »Scientists say NASA cutting missions to Mars

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Scientists say NASA cutting missions to Mars Seth Borenstein, AP Science Writer - AP - Fri, Feb 10, 2012
Scientists say NASA is about to propose major cuts in its exploration of other planets, especially Mars. And NASA's former science chief is calling it irrational.With … More »Scientists say NASA cutting missions to Mars

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Big NASA Budget Cuts to Slash Mars Missions, Experts SayMike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer
Space.com- SPACE.com - Thu, Feb 9, 2012
NASA's budget for the next fiscal year is likely to include deep cuts to planetary science programs, forcing the space agency to withdraw altogether from an international … More »Big NASA Budget Cuts to Slash Mars Missions, Experts Say

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Nike Launching Space Sneakers for NBA StarsRobert Z. Pearlman, collectSPACE.com Editor
Space.com- SPACE.com - Thu, Feb 9, 2012
Three icons of professional basketball will don special space-themed sneakers when they take the court for the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando later this month. More »Nike Launching Space Sneakers for NBA Stars

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Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole May Munch on Asteroids SPACE.com Staff
Space.com- SPACE.com - Thu, Feb 9, 2012
The gigantic black hole at the heart of our Milky Way galaxy may be devouring asteroids on a daily basis, a new study suggests. More »Our Galaxy's Giant Black Hole May Munch on Asteroids
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