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On Jan. 14, 2005, the European Huygens probe landed on Titan's foggy surface, revealing a very alien, yet familiar, world.
As 2014 draws to a close and we look forward to another 12 months of incredible astronomical discoveries, physics revelations, space flight advances and solar system exploration, we turned to our readers to find out what YOUR top space story was for the year.
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
This week is World Space Week, so to celebrate we've compiled a top 10 gallery of space photographs -- snapped by humans and our robotic explorers -- that have been featured on Discovery News over the past 12 months.
A Russian cosmonaut is poised to make a bit of history when she launches to the International Space Station this month, even if she considers the mission a routine spaceflight.
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Get an inside look at the aurora borealis and find out more about this intense space weather.
With the arrival of the Rosetta spacecraft to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, here's a look back at 7 close encounters of 6 comets by 5 spacecraft.
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