Nasa News: October 2015 Recap

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Unless you’ve been living under a large rock, you know that there has been some pretty exciting news from everyone’s favorite space agency. So here’s a quick recap in case you missed the big stories:


Oct. 5th, 2015

NASA on-track for 2016 launch with Green Propellant Infusion Mission.

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https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/tdm/green/green-propellant-infusion-mission-passes-spacecraft-integration-milestone-on-track-for-2016.html

Oct. 8th, 2015
Earlier in 2015, NASA scientists found signs that water may have existed on Mars in the past. NASA’s Curiosity rover confirms ancient lakebeds do exist on Mars.

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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-curiosity-rover-team-confirms-ancient-lakes-on-mars

Oct. 16th, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly becomes U.S. Astronaut who spent the longest amount of time in space, ever.

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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/scott-kelly-becomes-us-astronaut-to-spend-the-most-time-living-in-space

Oct. 20th, 2015
NASA plans to use a Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope in search of ‘exo-planets’

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https://www.nasa.gov/feature/wfirst-afta-groundbreaking-space-observatory-to-image-exoplanets-and-tackle-a-universe-of

Oct. 23rd, 2015

NASA satellites capture footage of record breaking hurricane Patricia approaching Mexican shores.

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https://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/index.html

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