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Aug 14, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Spacecraft landings and water evidence are just some of the cool things NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted in its 10 years after launching to the Red Planet.
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.
Science is an intellectual adventure. Sometimes it is also a physical adventure.
Jul 21, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
New Horizons survived 9.5 years in space before taking pictures of Pluto. How do spacecraft engineers keep their machines going for so long?
Jul 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
46 years after the Apollo 11 launched to the moon, Discovery News relives the adventure of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' lunar mission through some familiar and not-so-familiar photographs.
Jul 10, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
If you're weary of the rat race, some ideas from Captain Kirk and Captain Picard could help you get out of it earlier.
Jul 8, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The path to Pluto is riddled with false starts and mistaken identities, but Mother Nature has been kind to its explorers. Here’s a look at some of the key moments leading up to humanity’s first close-up look at Pluto.
Jul 7, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
This summer marks the 20th anniversary of the excellent movie, Apollo 13 -- these are 20 things we still love about the film.
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