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New Planet At Solar System's Edge Gets 'Biden' Nickname

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March 27, 2014
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Scientists have discovered a new dwarf planet on the edge of our solar system and nicknamed it after Vice President Joe Biden. Video provided by Newsy


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NASA EDGE: Technology Demonstration Missions Part 2

NASA EDGE: Technology Demonstration Missions Part 2

NASA (Jan. 27, 2014) — Transcript Featuring: Technology Demonstration Missions (TDM) - Todd Ely - Nathan Barnes - Ian Clark [Music] NARRATOR: Technology Demonstration Missions; taking the next step in deep space navigation, spacecraft propulsion and deceleration. Can a giant inner tube slow spacecraft for safe atmospheric entry? Will solar sails propel satellites through space? Check your space watch, it's time to figure out how it all works on NASA EDGE! CHRIS: Welcome to NASA EDGE. Video provided by NASA
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NASA EDGE: Planetary Defense

NASA EDGE: Planetary Defense

NASA (July 25, 2013) — What if one of the millions of asteroids in our solar system was on a collision course with the Earth? What would we do? How would we react? Hundreds of the world’s top engineers and scientists specializing in planetary defense have come together to tackle these important questions. Discover the latest alternatives to Armageddon on NASA EDGE.
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NASA's Voyager 1 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

NASA's Voyager 1 Finally Enters Interstellar Space

Newsy (Sep. 12, 2013) — After years of telling us "any day now," NASA announced the probe has finally breached the edge of our solar system.
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