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Solar probe's reboot declared impossible by project engineers

Group says failure on 36-year-old craft halts effort to reclaim NASA satellite

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 4:26 a.m.

Authors of a plan to revive a forgotten NASA satellite and return it to Earth orbit conceded Wednesday that a failure in the spacecraft's propulsion system has made it impossible to change the flight path of the International Sun-Earth Explorer-3.

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Ex-mayor handed 10-year term

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (center) leaves federal court after being sentenced Wednesday in New Orleans. Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor.

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Obama stumps for Udall in West

President Barack Obama, while stumping and raising money for Colorado Sen. Mark Udall in Denver on Wednesday, said Udall “is a serious person who is trying to do the right thing. He’s not an ideologue. Doesn’t agree with me on everything.”

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