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Feb 5, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Explore some of the more unusual pictures of Apollo 14, 45 years after it landed on the moon.
Jan 28, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Three decades after NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after lift-off, we take a look back at that terrible morning in 1986 and its powerful legacy.
Dec 29, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This year has been filled with weird space stories, here are some of our favorites.
Dec 1, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
The search is on for the former Soviet Union's Luna 9 moon probe, which made history's first-ever successful soft landing on a body beyond Earth.
Nov 25, 2015 12:15 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A century after Albert Einstein unveiled a new concept to explain gravity, his so-called general relativity theory remains fertile ground for scientific observations and experiments.
Nov 24, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Exactly 100 years ago on Nov. 25, 2015, physicist Albert Einstein, then 36, presented a fourth and final lecture to the Prussian Academy of Sciences about his new general theory of relativity.
Nov 12, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What did we learn from Voyager 1? Read about the mysterious processes of Saturn and some of the secrets of its moons.
Nov 7, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's hard work to be in space for months at a time. Read about the record-holders for America's single spaceflights -- including Scott Kelly, who just recently surpassed the previous mark of 215 days.
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