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As we await a close-up view of comet Siding Spring making its closest approach with Mars, astronomers on Earth have been busy doing some of their own comet spotting from afar. Continue reading →
Hurricane Gonzalo is delaying launch of NASA's next cargo ship to the orbital outpost. Continue reading →
Comet Siding Spring will make a heart-stopping close flyby of the Red Planet in Sunday, giving our Martian armada of robotic explorers a ring-side view of the spectacle. Continue reading →
It's not entirely a secret space shuttle, but there's still much we don't know about the Air Force craft that recently landed after a journey to space to do ... no one knows what! Trace examines what the mystery ship might have been up to.
It's the most shocking space news of the 21st century -- literally! Continue reading →
Saturn's small moon Mimas may have its own subsurface ocean according to some strange measurements made by Cassini.
The first-ever photos of water ice near Mercury's north pole have come down to Earth, and they have quite a story to tell.
Like a bully running around the playground stealing smaller kids' lunch money, our Milky Way galaxy has been ransacking nearby dwarf galaxies, stealing their precious star-forming gases. Continue reading →
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