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The Rocket Girls from North Dakota

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Scientists Look to Moon for Signs of Early Earth Life

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Academy of Sciences Bemoans NASA Budget Limits

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Neutrinos: A Cursed Subatomic Particle?

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All Space Roads Lead from Earth

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Winter May Spell Doom for Aging Mars Rovers

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To Cool the Earth, Plan Would Pull a Shade

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Searching the Sky for Alien Laser Messages

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NASA Announces Plan to Hit Moon in 2008

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Cosmologists Reveal Evidence of Inflationary Universe

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Huge Meteorite Crater Discovered in Sahara

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Mars Orbiter Takes Big Picture Approach

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A Difficult Cut: A Father, A Son and Little League

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