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Aug 1, 2014 06:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A company is offering a stellar memorial for your dead pets. Continue reading →
Jul 31, 2014 12:35 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A private team is priming a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft to perform new science as it travels through interplanetary space after attempts to move the probe into a position closer to Earth failed.
Jul 24, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The seafloor is not zero-G, but the cramped living is a good way to test out the toughness of a crew.
Jul 2, 2014 09:03 AM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA on Wednesday launched a satellite designed to track carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that is responsible for global warming.
Jun 25, 2014 03:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Nine months after unveiling plans for high-altitude balloon rides -- high enough for passengers to see the curvature of Earth against the blackness of space -- World View has successfully tested a one-tenth size mockup. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
SpaceX founder Elon Musk thinks his private spaceflight company will have the capability to land humans on Mars within 12 years, assuming the availability of funding for the historic mission. Continue reading →
Jun 16, 2014 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few technologies as exciting as 3-D printing and a prototype printer has been given the all-clear by NASA for a microgravity mission to the International Space Station.
Jun 13, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
As NASA focuses considerable effort on a mission to send humans to Mars, psychology researchers are looking at what types of personalities would work the best on such a long trip.
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