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CHARLESTON, West Virginia - David Summers can recall his first encounters with engineering growing up in Southern West Virginia - rebuilding an old MG car with his father, or the Texas Instruments computer he learned to program with as a child in the 1980s.
NEW DELHI - India's Mars orbiter mission left Earth's sphere of influence early Sunday after performing a maneuver to put it on its way to orbit the red planet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA's newest robotic explorer, Maven, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet's radical climate change.