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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 →
NASA has picked eight Americans, a mix of scientists and military pilots, to begin training for future space missions that may one day launch them all the way to Mars.
The Alpha Centauri system is reachable in a human lifetime, why should we mount an interstellar mission? Continue reading →
Scientists have found a potential building block for life in a Martian meteorite recovered from Antarctica.
The asteroid that buzzed earth in May was completely unique, even primitive, a researcher says.
Ex-NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao speaks with Discovery News to discuss being an astronaut, his perspective from orbit and how his unique experiences have shaped his young family.
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