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Jan 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Early results from Europe’s ongoing Rosetta comet mission show the icy body, believed to be a remnant from the formation of the solar system, is far more complex and diverse than scientists expected.
Jan 16, 2015 10:29 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The UK's Beagle 2 Mars lander, which disappeared during a landing attempt over Christmas in 2003, has finally been found by a NASA spacecraft.
Jan 16, 2015 04:15 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Jan. 14, 2005, the European Huygens probe landed on Titan's foggy surface, revealing a very alien, yet familiar, world.
Jan 12, 2015 06:44 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European spacecraft is out of fuel and its altitude is falling, but despite not being able to communicate with Venus Express, mission controllers can keep track of its X-band 'ghost.'
Dec 31, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
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.
Dec 19, 2014 12:56 PM ET // Jason Major
This image, a composite of x-ray, infrared, and optical data, shows the most massive galaxy cluster ever discovered at its distance: a staggering 9.6 billion light-years away, altogether containing the equivalent mass of 400 trillion suns. Continue reading →
Dec 16, 2014 03:34 PM ET // Jason Major
Already running on fumes as its fuel reserves dwindled, Venus Express' most recent attempts at maintaining its altitude fell short.
Dec 12, 2014 05:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Well ... what did you expect? It wasn't going to be GREEN now, was it.
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