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Nancy Grace Roman
Nancy Grace Roman
"This mission has given us a detailed picture of a terrestrial analog (Saturn's moon Titan) under quite different conditions ..."
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Jim Adams
Jim Adams
"On the other end of the spectrum is a technology that has the potential to take us farther -- and faster -- than ever before: ion propulsion."
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