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Jul 6, 2015 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Ground control teams plans to dispatch a final set of computer commands to NASA's New Horizons spacecraft on Tuesday, returning it to science operations that will last throughout next week's close encounter with unexplored Pluto.
Jul 6, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Virtual reality tech suffered a blow last month when an experimental Microsoft headset going up to the space station got caught in an explosion.
Jul 6, 2015 01:24 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
Japanese scientists say they have a shooting-star secret formula that they hope to eject from a satellite to create on-demand meteor showers.
Jul 6, 2015 11:32 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Good news: NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft should be back collecting science data Tuesday, with no impact to next week’s planned flyby.
Jul 6, 2015 10:02 AM ET // AFP
Astronomers proposed a novel explanation for the strange appearance of the comet carrying Europe's robot probe: microscopic aliens.
Jul 5, 2015 07:44 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The probe is expected to recover in one to several days, according to NASA.
Jul 4, 2015 12:39 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
A new cosmic portrait taken at an observatory in Chile reveals a cluster of blue and white stars.
Jul 2, 2015 05:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) has added more observatories to its global network of radio telescopes and the first image of our galaxy's black hole could be less than a year away.
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