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Discovery Set to Leave Space Station
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Space shuttle Discovery's astronauts have rewired the space station, managed three spacewalks, and now completed the most difficult task of their mission: getting a stubborn, solar array folded up during an impromptu fourth spacewalk.
NASA, Google Aim For Virtual Space Travel Online
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Web surfers may soon be able to explore the canyons of Mars and experience a virtual flight over the surface of the moon thanks to a deal announced on Monday between Web search company Google Inc. and the NASA Ames Research Center.
Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries Of 2006
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From the discovery of 100,000 year old shell beads in the Middle East to the uncovering of the first Egyptian Tomb since King Tut, these are the top 10 archaeological finds of 2006.
Astronauts Ready For Space Walk To Fix Solar Panels
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Astronauts aboard the International Space Station readied for a fourth spacewalk on Monday to unstick a jammed solar array in an extra excursion that extended the space shuttle Discovery's mission at the orbiting outpost by a day.