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CSExtra – Top Space News for Friday, January 30, 2015

Today's CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center hosts a memorial for the astronauts who died in the 1967 Apollo 1 launch pad fire as well as the shuttle Challenger and Columbia tragedies of 1986 and 2003. Astronomers find a distant planet with ring system larger than Saturn's. NASA's plans for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite may revolutionize the search for planets beyond the solar system. Read More

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