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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Space News) Oct 13, 2013

NASA NASA investigates Juno spacecraft's "safe mode" . NASA's Juno spacecraft remains in "safe mode" after approaching the Earth on Wednesday. The Jupiter probe put itself in safe mode 10 minutes after a flyby of Earth to boost its speed. "So we're looking at that data, and we're starting to develop a plan to bring the spacecraft back into operational status," said Rick Nybakken, project manager. Oct 11, 2013

NASA Texas school adds robotics with NASA grant. Robotics kits, laptops, iPads and other STEM-friendly technology will come to Corpus Christi School in Texas, thanks to a $5,000 grant from NASA. The funds, aimed at boosting science, technology, engineering and math learning, also will send educators to a conference to help them understand how to better mesh robotics with the overall curriculum. Oct 9, 2013

NASA Some NASA missions stalled in shutdown. The James Webb Space Telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy and the US[ETH]Japanese Global Precipitation Measurement program all are examples of NASA missions that are grounded through the government shutdown. While some space work continues, such as the Mars rover Curiosity, other NASA missions in the testing and study phase are on hold. Oct 9, 2013

NASA NASA 3-D printer to bring bounty to space station. NASA is preparing to send 3-D printers to the International Space Station to print supplies or other...

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