jet propulsion :
- n propulsion by means of the discharge of a jet of fluid toward the rear
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- Dry Ice Surfs Martian Dunes
Some of the mysterious gullies seen on Martian sand dunes may be formed by sliding blocks of carbon dioxide, also known as dry ice, according to a NASA research report. "I have always dreamed of going to Mars," said Serina Diniega, a planetary scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., and lead author of a report published online by the journal Icarus. "Now I dream of ...
June 11, 2013 - Voice of America
- Truck-Sized Asteroid Passed Within 65,000 Miles Of Earth This Weekend
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An asteroid approximately the same size as a small truck passed within 65,000 miles of Earth on Friday night/early Saturday morning, officials from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California have revealed. Asteroid 2013 LR6, which had only been discovered approximately one day before making its closest approach to our ...
June 10, 2013 - redOrbit