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Apr 18, 2014 09:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Defying a bleak weather forecast, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday to send a Dragon cargo capsule on its way to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Out of fuel and flying fast, NASA’s LADEE spacecraft crashed into the moon early Friday, three days shy of its expected mission end. Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could a sunset on Kepler-186f look like this? Continue reading →
Apr 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jason Major
It's a big, big universe out there and the Hubble Space Telescope bores a hole over halfway out into it with this image, showing a gathering of galaxies near and far. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 03:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have announced the groundbreaking discovery of an Earth-sized exoplanet orbiting a star within its habitable zone. Although this is exciting, calling this world "Earth-like" is a little premature. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
About 500 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus lives a star, which, though smaller and redder than the sun, has a planet that may look awfully familiar.
Apr 17, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
Hot young stars blaze at the center of a vast cloud of interstellar hydrogen gas in this stunning new observation by the awesomely powerful MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at the La Silla Observatory. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
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