This NASA tv image shows Atlantis astronaut Bobby Satcher(C-back ...
Nov 19th, 2009
(AFP/ NASA TV) - This NASA tv image shows Atlantis astronaut Bobby Satcher(C-back to camera), on the robotic arm, working during a planned spacewalk. Astronauts from the shuttle Atlantis began Thursday the first space walk of their mission to store hardware and conduct repairs on the exterior of the International Space Station.(AFP/ NASA TV/Ho) -
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - NASA's first telescope dispatched to hunt for Earth-like planets that may support life elsewhere in the universe has lost use of its positioning system, threatening its mission, officials said on Wednesday. Launched in 2009, the Kepler space telescope revolutionized the study of so-called exop... [Full Article]
JERUSALEM (AP) - A new Israeli report into the death of a Palestinian boy during a fierce gunbattle in the Gaza Strip more than a dozen years ago has reignited an emotional debate over who killed him - and how the incident has shaped perspectives of the Mideast conflict. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - Seven members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped by suspected militants have appeared in a video posted on the Internet, urging the government to secure their release by meeting their captors' demands. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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