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Cosmic Vision:Call for mission concepts for the large-size 'L2' mission opportunity in ESA's Science Programme

ESA - 51 min 22 sec ago
Through this Call for Missions, the Director of Science and Robotic Exploration solicits proposals from the broad scientific community for the competitive selection of mission concepts to be candidates for the implementation of the second large mission (L2) of the Cosmic Vision Plan, for a planned launch in 2028.
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Herschel:Herschel Status Report - June 2013

ESA - 51 min 22 sec ago
Report for period 3 June to 1 July 2013 On 17 June 2013 Herschel operations were concluded, following the last manoeuvre to deplete the spacecraft's fuel and the final passivation of the spacecraft. Herschel has been switched off and is in its final heliocentric orbit. The mission is now in its post-operations phase.
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Cosmic Vision:Planning for a joint scientific space mission <br> An initiative of the European Space Agency and the Chinese Academy of Sciences

ESA - 51 min 22 sec ago
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Directorate of Science and Robotic Exploration (ESA-SRE) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have agreed to explore the possibility of identifying a scientific mission which could be jointly implemented by ESA-SRE and the Chinese National Space Science Centre (NSSC) under the CAS. This announcement provides information about this initiative and invites interested parties to register to receive additional information on upcoming workshops.
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Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

AP News - 1 hour 48 sec ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home....
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Easter morning delivery for space station

AP News - 1 hour 20 min ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies....
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International Space Station takes special Easter cargo from SpaceX ship

The Guardian - 1 hour 29 min ago

SpaceX delivery capsule containing food and spacewalking gear was captured by ISS's robot arm 260 miles above Egypt

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Abdullah leads in Afghan presidential vote

Reuters - 1 hour 40 min ago
KABUL (Reuters) - Former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah has opened a lead in the Afghan presidential race, the latest official tally of votes released on Sunday showed, although half of the votes have yet to be counted.
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Pipeline delay gives boost to Obama's political base

Reuters - 1 hour 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest delay to a final decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline will reinforce a White House strategy to energize President Barack Obama's liberal-leaning base before fall elections in which Democrats risk losing control of the U.S. Senate.






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Search ends for missing on Everest, some Sherpas call for shutdown

Reuters - 2 hours 8 min ago
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Rescuers have given up searching for three sherpa guides missing two days after the deadliest ever accident on Nepal's Mount Everest killed at least 13 and shocked the mountaineering world.
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Syria's Assad pays Easter visit to recaptured Christian town

Reuters - 2 hours 14 min ago
MAALOULA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday visited an ancient Christian town recaptured from rebels last week, state media said, as he seeks to persuade minorities that the government is their best protection against hardline Islamists.






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UAE company plans competition to give citizen free trip to space

CBC - 2 hours 22 min ago

One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

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Deadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine shakes fragile Easter truce

Reuters - 2 hours 32 min ago
SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - At least two people were killed in a gunfight early on Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict.






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Prosecutors extend Korea ferry captain's detention as death toll mounts

Reuters - 2 hours 34 min ago
JINDO/MOKPO, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors investigating last week's ferry disaster said on Sunday they wanted to extend the detention of the captain and two other crew as they try to determine the cause of an accident that likely claimed more than 300 lives.






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Church of England still invested in payday lender

Reuters - 2 hours 41 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury said the Church of England still held an indirect investment in short-term loan company Wonga, even though he branded its activities "morally wrong" nine months ago.






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Why Are Black Bear Attacks Up in Florida?

National Geographic - 2 hours 51 min ago
After a woman was attacked in her garage by a black bear and officials kill five animals, we talked to an expert about why such incidents are on the rise.
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The Nation's T. Rex Invades the Smithsonian

National Geographic - 2 hours 51 min ago
Museum staff ditched the bubble wrap in favor of custom-molded plaster cradles when shipping a Tyrannosaurus rex to Washington, D.C.
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Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

PhysOrg2 - 3 hours 52 min ago
Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.
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Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary

Phys.Org - 3 hours 52 min ago
Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.
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Google Trends info is placed on inbox duty for subscribers

PhysOrg2 - 4 hours 32 min ago
(Phys.org) —Google Trends has added a new service to its mix, where users can enter email subscriptions for Google Trends, and as a can be sent notifications on topics of interest, showing them what is popular around the web now and in the past. The email notification service offers people signing up to be notified by email periodically about the popularity of specified search terms.
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Google Trends info is placed on inbox duty for subscribers

Phys.Org - 4 hours 32 min ago
(Phys.org) —Google Trends has added a new service to its mix, where users can enter email subscriptions for Google Trends, and as a can be sent notifications on topics of interest, showing them what is popular around the web now and in the past. The email notification service offers people signing up to be notified by email periodically about the popularity of specified search terms.
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