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CSExtra – Top Space News for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Today's CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden fortifies the NASA Advisory Council with new members. Marshall Space Flight Center's future focused on Space Launch System, the heavy lift rocket that will start U.S. astronauts on future missions of deep space exploration. Scientist finds Mars a candidate for food crops. NASA Mars orbiter spots Curiosity rover on exploratory trail. More lunar eclipses coming. SpaceX, NASA set Friday for next attempt at Dragon cargo mission launch. Read More

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