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    Philae Lander: A Four Billion Mile Mission

    by  • November 21, 2014 • World • 0 Comments

     On Nov. 12, the Philae lander, after being released by its transport, the Rosetta Spacecraft, made its descent to the surface of comet 67/P. Upon impact, the lander was supposed to deploy harpoons to secure itself to the surface of the comet, however this system failed. This resulted in the lander bouncing off of...

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    Explosion at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

    by  • November 6, 2014 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    NASA Explosion

    Just seconds after liftoff, an Orbital Antares rocket that was bound to bring cargo to the International Space Station exploded at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Fortunately, the rocket was unmanned, and none of the ground crew were seriously injured. The spacecraft was carrying 5,050lbs of cargo, but no crucial cargo was lost...

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    China vs Pollution

    by  • October 29, 2014 • Asian News, World • 0 Comments

    China vs Pollution

    For years China has dealt with high levels of pollution in some of their cities such as Beijing, Linfen, and Urumqi. The pollution has reached an all-time high when the smog over China went 20 times over the safe level. People are wearing masks daily because they’re becoming more and more concerned with the...

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    Update on Brazil’s Runoff Election

    by  • October 28, 2014 • World • 0 Comments

    Dilma Rousseff was re-elected as president of Brazil after a runoff election on October 26th, 2014. Rousseff had 51.59% of the votes, beating Aécio Neves who had 48.41% of the votes. After all the heated debates and false accusations between the parties, the wait for the Brazil is finally over. Many voters were nervous...

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    We Are Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Prize Winners

    by  • October 16, 2014 • International, Middle Eastern News, World, World & History • 0 Comments

    On Oct. 14, 2014 the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi for their outstanding contributions to peace. Satyarthi and Yousafzai were praised for their, “struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Two years following the Taliban’s attempt to assassinate Yousafzai,...

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