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May 11, 2015 06:00 AM ET // AFP
Europe launched a new bid Friday to communicate with its comet lander Philae, hurtling towards the sun some 360 million kilometers (224 million miles) from Earth.
May 4, 2015 07:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's the dawn of a new age: Freshly brewed coffee is being served on the International Space Station in specially designed 3-D printed microgravity cups.
Apr 25, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
As we celebrate Hubble's 25th year in space, let's have a quick rundown of some of the space telescope's key statistics.
Apr 23, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Hubble’s scientific bounty has benefited a wide range of astronomical and astrophysical fields, including the study of planets, moons and small icy bodies in the outer solar system and the cosmological history of the universe. Here’s a look at a few of Hubble’s greatest hits.
Apr 20, 2015 08:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On March 12, Rosetta was imaging Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko from a distance of 75 kilometers (46 miles) and by pure chance it spotted an eruption of dusty material from the shaded nucleus. Continue reading →
Apr 3, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the European Rosetta spacecraft continues to explore Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it gradually gets closer to the sun, it's having to deal with some very inclement orbital weather.
Apr 1, 2015 09:47 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
What better way to understand how to deflect an incoming asteroid than to smash into one to see what happens?
Mar 19, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The comet being studied by Europe's Rosetta spacecraft may be made entirely of pebbles, challenging currently held theories of how bodies form in the far reaches of the solar system.
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