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mission launched successfully on a Soyuz-Fregat rocket from Kourour, French
Guiana at 09:12 UT on 19 December 2013. The mission is designed to
measure the positions and velocity of roughly 1,000,000,000 stars as well as
determine their temperature, composition, and other properties.
Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE)
satellite has released data from the first 57% of the sky surveyed during the
mission. The satellite went into hibernation in early February 2011, but
its discoveries include 20 comets, more than 33,000 asteroids between Mars and
Jupiter, and 133 near-Earth objects.
NASA's launch of the
Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)
spacecraft took place at 7:27 p.m. on 27 June 2013
(02:27 UT, 28 June) about 100 miles from Vandenberg AFB.
Voyager 1 has encountered
a region of spacecraft at the edge of our solar system that scientists believe
is the last region the spacecraft will have to cross prior to entering
Lunar and Planetary Science
spacecraft impacted the Moon on 18 April between 04:30 and 05:22 UT (12:30 - 01:22 a.m. EDT).
lander on the European Space Agency
mission to comet 67 P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was reactivated by command from Earth on 28 March after a long
cruise-phase hibernation. Philae is scheduled to land on the comet on 11 November 2014.
is not able to move, but its instruments are functioning normally on its fourth lunar day.
lander is functioning nominally and its instruments have completed their planned measurements.