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A draft authorization bill from the House Science space subcommittee would cap NASA spending at about $16.87 billion for the next two years and prohibit a proposed asteroid retrieval mission.
In 1968, the first man in space was killed in a crash during routine flight training -- but the circumstances around his death have remained a mystery. Until now. Continue reading →
NASA on Tuesday unveiled a multipurpose initiative to find, track and potentially relocate asteroids that may be on a collision course with Earth. Continue reading →
Fire is a very different and mysterious creature when it burns in a microgravity environment, as an awesome experiment on the International Space Station is proving. Continue reading →
While looking for a strange state of matter in two particle accelerators, it has been announced that another, totally unexpected, particle has been discovered. Continue reading →
Continuing its campaign of Mars domination, Curiosity is blasting holes into Mars rocks with its laser -- for SCIENCE! Continue reading →
The Herschel infrared space telescope took its final bow on Monday, climaxing a successful four-year mission to observe the birth of stars and galaxies.
Ol' Nessie isn't known for making herself easy to find, but it looks like she recently popped up in an image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey -- and my, how she's grown! Continue reading →
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