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Hubble Marks 25th Birthday as Successor Readies for Launch

Hubble Marks 25th Birthday as Successor Readies for Launch

AFP (Apr. 20, 2015) With the Hubble Space Telescope celebrating its 25th anniversary on April 24, 2015, AFPTV takes a look at Hubble's control room and gets a sneak peek inside the space center assembling the James Webb Telescope - Hubble's successor. Duration: 02:52 Video provided by AFP
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2015 NASA Rover Challenge Underway in Alabama

2015 NASA Rover Challenge Underway in Alabama

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Apr. 19, 2015) Teams face an uphill battle for fastest rover in this year's NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge in Alabama. Julie Noce reports. Video provided by Reuters
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International Space Station Captures SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

International Space Station Captures SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft

Reuters - News Video Online (Apr. 17, 2015) SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft reaches the International Space Station and is successfully captured by the station's robotic arm. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Video provided by Reuters
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Planet Defence Conference Tackles Asteroid Threat

Planet Defence Conference Tackles Asteroid Threat

AFP (Apr. 17, 2015) Scientists gathered at a European Space Agency (ESA) facility outside Rome this week for the Planetary Defence Conference 2015 to discuss how to tackle the potential threat from asteroids hitting Earth. Duration: 00:54 Video provided by AFP
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