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NASA delays Hubble Mission to May 2009 - Nov 04, 2008

The fallout from a major glitch with the Hubble Space Telescope has again delayed NASA's plans to send a space shuttle crew to overhaul the orbital observatory for the final time, with launch now set for no earlier than May 2009 due to problems with a spare part, the agency said late Thursday.

published by space.com

2009: The International Year of Astronomy - May 02, 2008

2009 has been designated the International Year of Astronomy by the  United Nations General Assembly.

The New History of Black Holes: 'Co-evolution' Dramatically Alters Dark Reputation - Feb 08, 2008

Black Holes have always gotten a bad rap.  According to new studies that might not be entirely true.

published by Space.com

Giant Pool of Water Ice at Mars' South Pole - Mar 19, 2007

With a radar technique, astronomers have penetrated for the first time about 2.5 miles (nearly four kilometers) beneath the south pole's frozen surface. The data showed that nearly pure water ice lies beneath.

published by Space.com

Astronomers Create 3D Map of Dark Matter - Jan 08, 2007

Astronomers have mapped the positions of vast, invisible isles of dark matter in the sky, within which normal "bright" matter galaxies are embedded like glittering gems.

published by space.com

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