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Mar 2, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chemical engineers have created a theoretical model of a type of alien cell that might be able to support life on Titan.
Feb 5, 2015 11:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The space telescope has captured the moments when three of the Galilean satellites crossed the face of Jupiter.
Feb 2, 2015 10:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As NASA applauds its boosted budget request, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are excited to see a robotic mission to Europa take a big step towards being launched in the mid-2020s.
Jan 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET
It's a long-range plan -- like 50 years long! -- but China has begun making serious noises about mining the moon for a form of helium that's rare here but not so rare on our little lunar buddy.
Jan 15, 2015 01:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Jan. 26, astronomers will be keeping their eyes peeled for a large space rock that is due to make a fast dash past the Earth-moon system.
Jan 12, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon.
Dec 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
Nov 1, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating.
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