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Feb 6, 2016 03:00 AM ET // AFP
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of just 12 people to have walked on the moon, has died.
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 22, 2016 12:13 PM ET
China's quiet, barely publicized landing of a rover on the moon in 2013 has reaped lots of new data about our shiny nighttime friend. DNews digs into the geological details.
Jan 15, 2016 12:44 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
China is moving forward with plans to land a probe on the far side of the moon, state news agency Xinhua reports.
Jan 14, 2016 01:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Thursday (Jan. 14), the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter is set to pay Phobos a visit in what will be the mission's closest flyby of the Martian moon this year.
Jan 4, 2016 03:58 AM ET
Before the first man ever landed on the moon, several nations created the basis for international space law. What does it say, and who does the moon belong to?
Dec 18, 2015 03:27 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been sailing around the Saturn system for more than 11 years, will make its final close approach to the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2015 11:47 AM ET // Jason Major
It's not in a galaxy far, far away or even another star system -- this alien world is right in our planetary backyard, a mere 900 million miles away in orbit around Saturn.
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