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Aug 26, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
September is a perfect time to help astronomers educate the public (and themselves) about the universe.
Aug 24, 2015 06:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Monday, a Japanese spacecraft arrived with supplies for the International Space Station -- minibar included.
May 19, 2015 06:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
Mar 27, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
A three-person crew blasted off to the International Space Station today (March 27), and two of them won't be coming back to Earth for a full year.
Mar 17, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears to have serendipitously done its job
Nov 11, 2014 03:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where is the best place to simulate tomorrow's Philae landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko? On the space station, of course! Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2014 07:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Sep 2, 2014 05:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Does space and alcohol mix? We already know that beer has a cozy relationship with space culture, but now it's time to raise an orbital dram. Continue reading →
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