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Advancing Progress on SLS Avionics

April 21st, 2014

Technicians install Developmental Flight Instrumentation Data Acquisition Units in Marshall’s Systems Integration and Test Facility. The units are part of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) core stage avionics, which will guide the biggest, most powerful rocket in history to deep space missions.

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NASA Orbiter Finds New Gully Channel on Mars

March 19th, 2014

A comparison of images taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in November 2010 and May 2013 reveal the formation of a new gully channel on a crater-wall slope in the southern highlands of Mars.

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Orion Boosters Build Anticipation

March 18th, 2014

NASA hopes to launch an Orion crew capsule into space for the first time before the end of this year — two or three months later than previously planned.

Once targeted for September or October, the mission called Exploration Flight Test-1, or EFT-1, is now shooting for an early December launch atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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