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Aug 3, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A team of engineers has been at work for the past three years to develop a space cleanup satellite. The intent is to eliminate threatening, human-made orbital debris.
Jun 22, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Adam Crowl, Icarus Interstellar
Exploring interstellar space would require a paradigm change in our way of thinking.
Jun 8, 2015 01:17 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Ground control teams hope to get confirmation early Monday that an experimental spacecraft successfully deployed its solar sail, a key milestone to prepare for an operational mission next year.
May 19, 2015 06:55 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The NASA payload aims to test how the space environment affects certain materials.
Mar 28, 2015 12:40 PM ET // AFP
Russia on Saturday announced initial plans to build a new orbital space station together with NASA to replace the International Space Station (ISS), which is set to operate until 2024.
Mar 6, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA's Dawn probe arrived at Ceres, becoming the first spacecraft ever to orbit a dwarf planet.
Mar 5, 2015 11:58 AM ET
It's not a spare moon of ours, exactly, but Earth does have a sort of gravitational buddy out there, in the mellifluously named 3753 Cruithne. It orbits the sun, just like us, and is locked with Earth in what scientists call orbital resonance.
Mar 4, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For only the second time, an exoplanet living with an expansive family of four stars has been revealed.
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