Science 2000-2010 Part 1
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For science, history about 2000-2010 science space
Jack what did NASA do during 2000-2010
Well, in 2000 the US NEAR transmitted pictures of the asteroid Eros. A year later NEAR landed on Eros's surface. Then American Dennis Tito became the first tourist in space
In 2003 Columbia broke up when it re-entered Earth and investigative panel found that superheated air almost certainly seeped through a breach Columbia’s left wing and possibly its wheel during the craft’s descent.
NASA launched the Spitzer Space Telescope and NASA’s Galileo mission the exploration of the solar system’s largest planet and its moons with the spacecraft crashing into Jupiter.
In 2004, president Bush proposed a new space program that would send humans back to the moon by 2015 and establish a base to Mars and beyond and Cassinisent back photographs of Saturn’s rings.
While in 2005, NASA spacecraft collided with a comet half the size of Manhattan, creating a cosmic smashup designed to help scientists study the building blocks of life on earth and Discorvery was launched.
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