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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 →
Sep 2, 2014 12:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It was shaping up to be the ultimate story of horny reptiles, space adventure and high drama. But sadly for the Russian 'gecko sex' space experiment, the story has a very definite anticlimax. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2014 05:00 PM ET // AFP
Several geckos are at risk of a rude return to earth after Russia lost control of a research satellite testing the effect of weightlessness on the small lizards' sex lives.
Apr 24, 2014 05:02 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A robotic miniature space shuttle on a classified mission for the U.S. Air Force marked its 500th day in orbit on Friday, with no word about when and where the space plane will land. Continue reading →
Apr 11, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
A cosmic mystery is uniting monks and scientists in Japan after a cherry tree grown from a seed that orbited the Earth for eight months bloomed years earlier than expected -- and with very surprising flowers.
Apr 11, 2014 05:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
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