CSExtra – Top Space News for Monday, July 6, 2015Today's CSExtra offers the latest reporting and commentary on space related activities from across the globe. NASA successfully troubleshoots a problem with the New Horizons spacecraft days ahead of the first-ever flyby of Pluto. Global experts examine options to deal with the asteroid threat. Japan discusses plans for robotic missions to the moon's South Pole. NASA's William Borucki, an exo-planet pioneer, retires. Astrobiologists ponder the prospects for microbes on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
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