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an independent agency of the United States government responsible for aviation and spaceflight

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Drill samples of the mudstones were analysed in Curiosity's on-board laboratory, which is remotely operated by technicians at the American space agency Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, US.
The Indians will reply that NASA, the American space agency, also said that there was no evidence of water on the Moon -- until the Indian lunar orbiter Chandrayn-1 reported the presence of water molecules in the lunar soil in 2008.
The American space agency will send its own probe, Maven, 13 days later.
The American space agency is currently recruiting a number of willing volunteers to spend 70 days doing very little at its Houston headquarters, Metro.
As Aldrin observes, the American space agency must now buy space on private launches if it wants to reach the International Space Station: For the first time, an American private spacecraft was launched and then was docked at the International Space Station.
In fact, a source at the American space agency (NASA) alleges that the entrance to an "underworld of sorts" was discovered.
The message, purportedly from the American space agency Nasa, is doing the rounds on phone messaging services across the country.
American space agency NASA is due to announce Curiosity's findings next Monday, December 3.
Tense mission controllers at the American space agency Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California erupted in a spontaneous outpouring of emotion when they heard the message: "Touchdown confirmed".
He asserted that "perhaps [the] foremost mission" of the American space agency is to "find a way to reach out to the Muslim world and engage much more with dominantly Muslim nations to help them feel good about their historic contribution to science.
Material thrown up by the impact was then analysed by instruments on the American space agency Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter probe.
WASHINGTON, August 21, 2010 (Frontier Star): Using data collected via its Earth-observing satellites, the American space agency is currently piecing together a clear picture of what happened just before, during and after the massive wave of floods that affected Pakistan in late July 2010, according to US media reports.
There were 90 pupils aged nine and ten in year five who had chance to ask questions of Dr Scott Parazynski, a former astronaut with the North American Space Agency who has left orbit seven times.
The site, which is run by American space agency NASA, lists 30,0000 mistakes made up of anonymous reports by pilots, flight crew, traffic controllers or maintenance workers.
The American space agency had called in stunt experts to fly choppers designed to hook the capsule and slow its descent.
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