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Sep 2, 2014 05:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Does space and alcohol mix? We already know that beer has a cozy relationship with space culture, but now it's time to raise an orbital dram. Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2014 12:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It was shaping up to be the ultimate story of horny reptiles, space adventure and high drama. But sadly for the Russian 'gecko sex' space experiment, the story has a very definite anticlimax. Continue reading →
Aug 30, 2014 03:38 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The time has come -- the little Mars rover needs its first memory wipe. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Russian state media has announced a Russia-US agreement to share information in the event of natural or man-made disasters, despite the escalating unrest in Eastern Ukraine.
Aug 29, 2014 12:36 PM ET
Shaving, getting a haircut, clipping one's fingernails ... these are all matters of personal hygiene taken for granted by Earth-bound people. But for astronauts they present a host of challenges.
Aug 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Armchair astronomers can enjoy a cosmic double play tonight (Aug. 29), with back-to-back webcasts featuring faraway Neptune and a close-flying asteroid.
Aug 29, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
Aug 28, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Approximately 10 million years ago, a nearby cluster of stars erupted as a violent series of supernovae and, according to new observations, the million degree plasma from these powerful detonations surround the solar system today. Continue reading →
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