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Man wants help to find meteorites

...been bigger than a car before entering the atmosphere. Mr. Gheesling said Marc Fries, a scientist from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, was able to detect a meteorite debris cloud from the event using Doppler radar. "The Georgia fireball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/28/met_516261.shtml
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Rover Spirit reaches 'Home Plate' section of Mars

...have been exploring opposite sides of Mars since January 2004. The solar-powered robots, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, have outlasted their primary mission and are working on overtime. On the Net: Mars Rovers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/14/liv_55935.shtml
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New studies show Mars has a violent and dry history

...that bolster their theory that the planet once was warm and wet. The solar-powered rovers, managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, have long outlasted their primary, three-month missions and are operating on overtime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/22/liv_34975.shtml
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'NOVA' focuses on exploration of Mars

...robots to land late the night of Jan. 3 2004) brought some tense moments for the crew of scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. The robot got tangled up in its air bag, which is used to cushion the landing, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/03/tel_438905.shtml
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Cassini settles into Saturn orbit

...into a near-perfect orbit around the giant planet. Mission scientists and engineers watched tensely at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory late Wednesday as a signal indicated first that Cassini had safely passed through the ring plane and then...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/02/liv_420871.shtml
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International space mission reaches Saturn this week

...never be that close to the rings as immediately after the insertion," said Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and team leader for Cassini's radar instrument. Cassini, laden with a dozen instruments, also carries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/29/liv_420621.shtml
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Asteroid makes close but harmless pass by Earth

...was the closest recorded encounter between Earth and an asteroid, said Steven Chesley, an astronomer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory who works on a program looking for such objects. Such encounters, however, are actually believed to occur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/liv_409367.shtml
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NASA is rebooting the Mars rover

...like this," said Glenn Reeves, who oversees the software aboard the Mars rovers Sprit and Opportunity at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. For stability, reliability and predictability, mission designers did not bust the budget and design...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/16/liv_404763.shtml
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Mars mission enters full swing

...worked out the last kinks in its software. "We have two operational rovers on Mars," Trosper said at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Also, NASA unveiled the first 360-degree color panoramic image taken by Opportunity of its landing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/03/liv_403212.shtml
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NASA rover in 'critical' condition; twin nears Mars landing

...perfect again are not good and the chances that it will not work again are also low," Theisinger said at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Asked how he would rank its condition if it were a patient, Theisinger said "critical." Even under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/24/liv_402129.shtml
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