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Lost in Space No More: Missing Spacecraft Found on Mars 11 Years Later

Lost in Space No More: Missing Spacecraft Found on Mars 11 Years Later
The Beagle 2 Lander, built by the United Kingdom, has been thought lost on Mars since Dec. 25, 2003, but has now been found in images from NASA.
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NASA Model Shows How Carbon Emissions Travel Around The World

NASA scientists have brought to life the invisible carbon emissions floating around the atmosphere in a vivid, swirling simulation.
Computer model is the first to show in such fine detail how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere moves across the globe.
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NASA Will Soon Find Out Exactly How Man-Made All that Global Warming Actually Is

NASA Will Soon Find Out Exactly How Man-Made All that Global Warming Actually Is
Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy — this time on a different rocket. The $468 million mission is designed to study the main driver of climate change emitted from smokestacks and tailpipes. Some of the carbon dioxide is sucked up by trees and oceans, and the rest is lofted into the atmosphere, trapping the sun's heat and warming the planet.
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Leading Climate Science Expert Explains Why He Opposes Keystone XL

Leading Climate Science Expert Explains Why He Opposes Keystone XL
Dr. James Hansen, climate science expert and former head of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified yesterday at a U.S. Senate hearing, explaining why he opposes the Keystone XL pipeline: "The world is going to realize pretty soon that we've got to limit the amount of carbon we put in the atmosphere."
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This Is What Global Warming Looks Like

This Is What Global Warming Looks Like
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has put together an animated map showing those temperature anomalies since 1880, which is when we first had reliable worldwide weather recording stations.
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Mars!

Statement by the President on Curiosity Landing on Mars
Tonight, on the planet Mars, the United States of America made history.
The successful landing of Curiosity - the most sophisticated roving laboratory ever to land on another planet - marks an unprecedented feat of technology that will stand as a point of national pride far into the future. It proves that even the longest of odds are no match for our unique blend of ingenuity and determination.
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