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NASA Hosts Science Chat on Upcoming Historic Planetary Encounter

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Portal origin URL: NASA Hosts Science Chat on Upcoming Historic Planetary EncounterPortal origin nid: 432546Published: Monday, September 17, 2018 - 16:27Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Members of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft team will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19, on humanity’s farthest planetary flyby, scheduled to occur Jan. 1 when the spacecraft encounters a mysterious object in the Kuiper Belt nicknamed “Ultima Thule.”Portal image: Illustration of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft encountering the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule on Jan. 1, 2019Science Categories: Solar System

NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing Ice

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Portal origin URL: NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth's Changing IcePortal origin nid: 432450Published: Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 10:15Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA’s Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) successfully launched from California at 9:02 a.m. EDT Saturday, embarking on its mission to measure the ice of Earth’s frozen reaches with unprecedented accuracy.Portal image: The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket with the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2)Science Categories: Earth

This Week's Top Space Stories!

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Satellites are monitoring Hurricane Florence, NASA's new mission will study the thinning ice sheets in Antarctica and a newfound exoplanet may answer questions about mid-sized worlds. These are just some of this week's top stories from Space.com.

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