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Historic NASA Program Comes to a Close
At 11:29 a.m. eastern time, everyone watching the space shuttle Atlantis launch witnessed the final farewell from a storied chapter in our nation's adventure into outer space. It blasted off and plunged into the clouds, traveling steadily and steadily faster as it broke orbit and cruised into s…
Shrinking Funds Shut Down Alien Search Institute
Since 2007, astronomers at the SETI Institute in Northern California have been scanning the great beyond for signs of alien life.
However, due to a decrease in the funding the institute receives from NASA and other government sources, the institute will have to shut down the powerful bank of 42 radi…

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