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Apr 13, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Jason Major
Using the modern version of a 150 year-old technique, NASA has photographed an incredible view of an aircraft's sonic boom.
Feb 25, 2016 12:28 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
In a new PBS documentary, the pioneers of high-altitude exploration are celebrated as the trailblazers before human spaceflight was possible.
Feb 25, 2016 01:33 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
In an exclusive interview with Joseph Kittinger, he says 'confidence in your team, confidence in your equipment and confidence in yourself' were the key elements to surviving his death-defying 1959 jump from the edge of space.
Feb 24, 2016 04:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When you go for your annual health checkup, you might expect the doctor to take your temperature. Well, it looks like Saturn's moons also get the same treatment, courtesy of NASA.
Dec 23, 2015 04:24 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
A mysterious ball of light soared over the Las Vegas skyline Tuesday evening.
Dec 16, 2015 03:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What's that? Not one, but a SWARM of dust devils on Mars!
Nov 20, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected a massive, never-before-seen icy cloud at the south pole of Saturn's huge moon Titan.
Nov 13, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A pale blue dot may not be the only hint of life beyond the solar system. New research suggests astronomers pay attention to pale orange worlds as well, since they may resemble what Earth looked like earlier in its history.
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