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Jul 31, 2015 05:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations beamed back from Cassini, Saturn's icy moon Tethys has decided to show off its mysterious stripes.
Jul 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has given scientists their first hint about why Pluto has a reddish hue.
Jul 24, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
What tiny satellites could take a ride over to Europa? Here are five feasibility studies being considered to hitchhike on a NASA mission.
Jul 24, 2015 11:40 AM ET // Irene Klotz
See Pluto's composition and complex textures in this new 'enhanced' observation of the dwarf planet.
Jul 23, 2015 01:10 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Kepler space telescope has found the closest match yet to a world that is similarly sized to Earth and circling a sun-like star at the right distance for liquid surface water, a condition believed to be necessary for life, scientists said Thursday.
Jul 22, 2015 12:35 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A bunch of astronauts dove underwater this week to simulate space. What other crazy places helps NASA learn how to live beyond Earth?
Jul 21, 2015 06:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
You'd be forgiven for thinking that the only dwarf planet news right now is on Pluto, but Pluto isn't the only small world with interesting stuff going on.
Mike Simmons, President and Founder of the non-profit organization Astronomers Without Borders (AWB), gives Discovery News an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at an observing flight on board the world's biggest airborne infrared observatory.
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