This Just In
Aug 3, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A team of engineers has been at work for the past three years to develop a space cleanup satellite. The intent is to eliminate threatening, human-made orbital debris.
Aug 3, 2015 12:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A new map of the Milky Way has revealed a surprising fact about the stars living in our galaxy -- nearly a third have moved far from their stellar birthplace.
Aug 1, 2015 07:14 PM ET // Jason Major
On July 25, 2015, the near-Earth asteroid 1999 JD6 -- a 'contact binary -- made its closest pass of Earth in at least over a century.
Aug 1, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The second full moon of July wowed skywatchers around the world - and even in space.
Jul 31, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations beamed back from Cassini, Saturn's icy moon Tethys has decided to show off its mysterious stripes.
Jul 31, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There are many precious Apollo artifacts at the Smithsonian that need a little tender, loving care.
Jul 30, 2015 09:00 PM ET // AFP
Astronomers said Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star -- one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
Jul 30, 2015 04:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko approaches perihelion, the sun is heating up its nucleus and the solar wind is causing its tail to evolve. And the Rosetta mission has a ringside seat.
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