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Feb 5, 2016 01:15 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A NASA spacecraft now has Jupiter more squarely in its sights ahead of its July 4 arrival at the solar system's largest planet.
Jan 5, 2016 11:14 AM ET
Welcome to 2016, space fans! With a new rover scheduled to land on Mars, a probe launching toward an asteroid, new info on Jupiter, and the Rosetta probe smashing into a comet on purpose, there's much to look forward to.
Jan 4, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Nov 25, 2015 12:08 PM ET // Susanna Speier, Space.com Contributor
An inside look at the dust-analyzing instrument that will fly on NASA's upcoming mission to the ocean-harboring Jupiter moon.
Oct 19, 2015 08:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A series of laboratory tests show that some terrestrial bacteria would adapt well to the salty and sulfate-rich ocean believed to exist beneath the hard icy shell of Europa.
Oct 13, 2015 04:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After creating 2 maps of Jupiter's dynamic atmosphere, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope saw some interesting detail they they can't immediately explain.
Sep 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The big moons of Jupiter may have oceans underground. Although they are driven by the same mechanism, their nature can be radically different.
Sep 8, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
If you see a bright light just above the horizon at sunrise, don't panic! It's not a UFO — it's probably just Venus. Continue reading →
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