Tag Archives: NASA

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Congo grants exit visas to adopted children after two-year wait

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Congo will allow 69 children to leave for adoption by foreign parents, the first to be granted exit visas since the government imposed a moratorium two years…

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Shire to buy Dyax for about $5.9 billion

(Reuters) – British drugmaker Shire Plc said it would buy Dyax Corp for approximately $5.9 billion (3.8 billion pounds)to gain access to the drug developer's late-stage treatment for a severe…

Skull-Shaped Halloween Asteroid Zips by Earth, a Treat for Scientists

On Halloween night, while ghouls & goblins did their trick-or-treating, an asteroid that is most likely a dead comet made a close flyby of Earth, with radar images revealing its…

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Hingis-Mirza take doubles title at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (AP) — Top-seeded pairing Martina Hingis & Sania Mirza cruised to the doubles title at the WTA Finals with a 6-0, 6-3 victory on Sunday against the Spanish duo…

Halloween Asteroid Flies By Earth Today: Watch It Live Online

A huge asteroid the size of the football stadium has a close encounter with Earth today (Oct. 31) & you can watch the space rock safely fly by online this…

Boo! Halloween Asteroid Looks Just Like a Creepy Skull

NASA has called it a "Great Pumpkin." Others have called it "spooky." But this image of a huge asteroid making a Halloween flyby of Earth today looks so much like…

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NASA spacecraft plunges through Saturn moon's icy spray

On the hunt for alien worlds that might support life, NASA's unmanned Cassini spacecraft has survived its closest-ever dive through the icy spray coming from Saturn's moon Enceladus. The flyby…

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NASA spacecraft to fly through icy spray of Saturn moon

An unmanned NASA spacecraft is approximately to make its deepest dive ever into the icy spray emanating from the underwater ocean on Saturn's moon, Enceladus. The tiny moon orbiting the…

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Talk Talk says cyberattack data theft not as bad as feared

LONDON (AP) — British telecoms company Talk Talk says a cyberattack feared to have put 4 million customers' details at risk is not as offensive as initially thought. Chief executive…