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Jun 29, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
As multi-million dollar spacecraft crawl across our solar system, they could bring smaller passengers with them -- these tiny vehicles are called CubeSats and they've so far done a great job colonizing low Earth orbit.
Jun 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.
Jun 25, 2015 06:50 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Magnesium and iron measurements suggest the hourly meteor rate overhead on Mars must have been tens of thousands of shooting stars per hour for hours.
Jun 25, 2015 01:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers may have discovered an exoplanet that has found the elixir to planetary youth, knocking billions of years off its age.
Jun 23, 2015 08:54 AM ET // Irene Klotz
From its orbital perch 2,700 miles above Ceres, NASA's Dawn spacecraft returned new images of the dwarf planet showing more even more small bright spots inside a 55-mile crater.
Jun 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
The pictures coming back from NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft are still fuzzy, but they reveal a startling fact about the unexplored, icy world: it has a different color than its co-orbiting partner, Charon.
Jun 22, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Four out of the five moons of Pluto have been discovered in the last ten years -- two of them after the New Horizon's spacecraft began its 9-and-half-year journey to the dwarf planet. Could there be more uncharted moons and hidden dangers lurking?
Jun 18, 2015 03:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
When NASA’s InSight lander settles itself on the surface of Mars next year, a pair of tiny experimental satellites will be nearby to relay the action -- in real time -- back to Earth.
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